History

The Christians of Alabama and Georgia

The Chattahoochee River does not inspire romance in the way that the Mississippi does, nor  is it heavily industrialized, as the Tennessee and Ohio...

The Congregational Methodist Church

In 1852, a group of Methodists who complained about the burdens of circuit-riding itineracy and lack of participation in the government of their church...

The American Missionary Association

Of all the 15 traditions discernibly distinct to be found in the Southeast Conference of the UCC, none may be beloved more by its...

Puritan Days

by Mike Stroud In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Southeast Conference, the following essay describes the presence of Congregationalism in antebellum times in...

Reconciling Racial Differences

NOTE: The Rev. Edward “Ed” Brown was a pivotal figure in arranging the union of bodies that became the Southeast Conference in 1966. Two years...

One Spring Saturday

At a stately but aging Greek Revival building on the busy corner of Ponce de Leon and Piedmont avenues in midtown Atlanta on the warm...

2016 is the 50th Anniversary of the Southeast Conference

Fifty years is a significant time span but there are people in the Southeast Conference who have stories to tell of the good old...

50th Anniversary Commemorative Calendar

2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ. The year was 1966! To help...

Project 66-16 Special: The Day the Southeast Conference Was Born

Mike Stroud, director of the Project 66-16 history initiative, has written an essay on the event that laid the groundwork for the beginning of...

Project 66-16 Special, Part Two: Why “Project 66-16”?

NOTE: Mike Stroud, director of the Project 66-16 history initiative of the Conference, was unable to present a workshop scheduled during the 2014 Annual Meeting...