Justice and Mission

SECUCC ONA Task Force To Be Formed

The Southeast Conference Board of Directors is creating a task force to study the possibility of the SECUCC becoming an Open and Affirming Conference....

56th Annual Meeting Approves Resolution on Advocating for an End To Gun Violence

At the Annual Meeting in Montgomery last week, those gathered approved a resolution on Advocating for the End of Gun Violence.  This resolution was...

Pop-Up Webinar on Thurs, June 23 to Prepare ONA Churches for Anti-LGBTQ Violence

Jun 23, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time / 6:00 PM Central Time As the legislative attack on trans and queer persons continues, hate groups have...

New UCC pastoral letter, toolkit urge church to speak out for trans, nonbinary people

The Council of Conference Ministers, the Officers of the United Church of Christ, and the UCC Open and Affirming Coalition have joined together to publish a...

Statement Opposing Legislation Attacking Children and Youth Who Are Transgender

The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ denounces legislation against people who are transgender. Today, Friday, April 8, 2022, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey...

One Great Hour of Sharing Offering for 2022

The theme for the 2022 One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) offering is “Love Remains,” based on 1 Corinthians 13:13 And now these three remain: faith, hope...

UCC issues appeal for Ukraine, calls on U.S. to provide humanitarian aid

by Connie Larkman | published on Mar 1, 2022 by UCC News The United Church of Christ is issuing an appeal for the people of Ukraine and will...

Pastoral Letter Regarding the Ahmaud Arbery Decision

Dear Southeast Conference UCC, On Wednesday, we witnessed a landmark court decision in the Glynn County, GA Superior Court. The jury assigned to the trial...

South Carolina church’s tiny house project back on track

by Connie Larkman, UCC Staff A small but determined South Carolina congregation is building a “safe house” for an LGBTQ person in need of housing because...

United Church of Huntsville helps those displaced by COVID-19 with food—and hospitality

by Mike Stroud (revised 8/15/2021) The COVID-19 pandemic that reared its ugly and poisonous head on the world in the Spring of 2020 seemed to spare...