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Moderator’s Message: March 18, 2017

by JR Finney, Conference Moderator Serve the Lord with gladness; Come before His presence with singing. Psalms 100:2 (NKJV) Most newer biblical translations change the word “serve” in the above verse to “worship.”  I like them the both, and both words have something important to speak to us about our relationship with God, even though I grew […]

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Moderator’s Message: February 15, 2017

“There’s an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth: … A right time to plant and another to reap.”  (Ecclesiastes 3:1 & 2b, The Message) February 12 – 19 is a significant week in my life. It’s when the memories of My Precious Mom, James Ella Reid Finney are […]

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Moderator’s Message: January 15, 2017

This New Year of 2017 begins a new era for the Southeast Conference as we enter our 51st year. We have not closed our conference office but we have moved to a virtual office.  A couple of weeks ago, June and I sent out a letter to all the churches with pertinent information you need […]

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Moderator’s Message: December 15, 2016

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”  Galatians 6:9 (NIV) This year has flown by. Christmas is just around the corner. The New Year of 2017 is upon us. Where did the time go? As always, still so much to […]

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Moderator’s Message: November 15, 2016

While the presidential election made many happy, unfortunately, the message of the winning side has made many of the people we serve in UCC not to be among them.  The despair, angry and fear of many is very visible and all too noticeable.  I would be remiss if I didn’t admit that as a gay […]

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Moderator’s Message: October 15, 2016

by J R Finney II, Board Moderator “Without good direction, people lose their way; the more wise counsel you follow, the better your chances.” Proverbs 11:14, “The Message” Our Southeast Conference has a wonderfully rich history as chronicled by Michael Stroud in “Ye Shall Be Witnesses Unto Me in the Southland: The Story of the […]

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