Local Church News

Day 1 Benefit Honors 2017 Community Leaders of Faith

Margaret Graff & Richard Higgins, members of Kirkwood UCC, were honored on March 21, 2017 at the annual Day 1 benefit and celebration. They,...

Remembering Dr. Erna Ballantine Bryant

Dr. Erna Ballantine Bryant, 87, of Atlanta, Georgia, passed away surrounded by family and friends on February 22, 2017. Erna was the only black...

Jennifer Sanders Installed as Licensed Pastor

Jennifer Sanders was installed as the licensed pastor of Beloved Community Church in Birmingham, Alabama on February 12, 2017 at their regular worship service...

Charmaine Penn Johnson Ordained in the UCC

Sunday, February 5, 2017 was a great day of celebration as the Southeast Conference ordained Charmaine Penn Johnson as a minister in the United Church of...

Two Ordinations, Two Congregations, One Day!

Two of our own are being ordained on the same day! The Southeast Conference of the United Church of Christ and Decatur United Church of Christ will be...

Mary and Bill Ruth Commissioned as UCC Partners in Service

Pleasant Hill Community Church 'commissioned' UCC Partners in Service volunteers, Mary and Bill Ruth, as they prepare to serve three months in Louisville, Kentucky...

A Charlie Brown Christmas at Kirkwood UCC

Over twenty kids from the children's ministry at Kirkwood UCC in Atlanta delighted everyone as they performed "A Charlie Brown Christmas" as their annual holiday...

Peace Church Provides “Thank You” Cookies to Students

1600 (400 packs) cookies were given out at the entrance to the library this past Tuesday for Clemson University students as a “study break".  They...

UCC Partners in Service Volunteering

by Mary and Bill Ruth No one is more surprised than we are that when we accepted a UCC Partners in Service assignment in 2003...

Birmingham Congregations Join to Celebrate

On Saturday, December 10th the four UCC congregations in the Birmingham area -- First Congregational, Pilgrim, Beloved Community and Covenant Community -- joined together...