Conference Minister

Jottings from June: April 1, 2016

I have been thinking a lot about leadership—my own, those who labor with me in the Southeast Conference, our beloved United Church of Christ, those...

UCC and Episcopal Leaders Statement on Current U.S. Political Climate

Dear friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you as we approach Holy Week.  Over the decades, this time has been for me an opportunity...

Jottings from June: March 15, 2016

I was in worship with Pilgrimage United Church of Christ in Marietta, Georgia on March 13. Rev. Rod Mundy-Haase, ONA Coordinator for the Open and...

Jottings from June: March 1, 2016

I am reminded of a Lenten prayer by Jane V. Doull as I write for this edition.  I share excerpts below: Restless, searching God: You...

Staff Changes at the Conference Office

Reverend June Boutwell, Designated Conference Minister Southeast Conference United Church of Christ February 24, 2016 It is with deep regret that we say goodbye to Gerri Hudson....

Jottings from June: February 15, 2016

As I have been in various conversations with people the last few weeks and reminded them that Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, falls...

Jottings from June: February 1, 2016

As we complete the work of closing the financial records for 2015, I find myself reflecting on themes of generosity and abundance. I am...

Jottings from June: January 15, 2016

But let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. (Amos 5:24) As we approach Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and the beginning...

Jottings from June: January 1, 2016

A new year! New beginnings! Epiphany! The new year is a time for possibilities and resolutions. Unfortunately for many of us, neither seem to come to...

Merry Christmas from your Conference Staff

Joy to the earth! the Savior reigns: let all their songs employ. We welcome the Christ Child with joy and pray that our world might...