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Winter Youth Retreat is January 13-16, 2017

Forty-seven people from Southeast Conference will be attending the Winter Youth Retreat hosted by the Southern and Southeast Conferences at Blowing Rock Conference Center in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Southeast Conference has groups going from First Congregational, Atlanta; Central UCC, Atlanta; Church of the Savior, Knoxville; and Circular Church, Charleston along with Rev. Lacey Brown […]

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Early Registration for Winter Youth Retreat is Nov 4

The early registration deadline for WYR 2017 is November 4, 2016. We would love for your youth group to get that early rate, so we wanted to remind you to have those forms postmarked by 11/04/2016. We are happy to answer any questions you might have about the event. Please remember youth currently in 6-12th […]

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SECUCC Youth Reflect on the National Youth Event

From Journals kept by youth at Church of the Savior Knoxville When I first brought out the banner on the first night it kind of hit me that I was with over 3,000 people who shared the same beliefs/ideas as me. Throughout the event, especially when the Peace Poets performed, I got a sense of […]

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Camp Beech Grove Returns this Summer to Central UCC

Camp Beech Grove welcomes children who want to connect with each other and nature, learn about the outdoor world in which they live, and have time to play in the forest. The children will sing, play, learn about the forest around us, hear sacred stories, gain environmental awareness through fun hands-on activities, do some yoga […]

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2016 Summer Camps at Johns River Valley Camp

JRVC is an outdoor ministry site near Blowing Rock, NC, owned and operated by the Southern Conference of the United Church of Christ. JRVC is accredited by the American Camp Association. JRVC has two camp environments: the mainsite, with cabins and a dining hall; and the outpost site, where campers share in preparation of meals, […]

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Winter Youth Retreat 2016 was a Blast!

by Lacey Brown, Central Congregational UCC This past weekend the Southern and Southeastern Conferences of the United Church of Christ held their annual Winter Youth Retreat at the Blowing Rock Conference Center. 180 youth and leaders came together to fellowship, worship, and play in the snow. The featured speaker was Rev. Waltrina Middleton, the National UCC […]

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National Youth Event: July 26-30 at Disney

Mark your calendar to attend the most magical NATIONAL YOUTH EVENT (NYE) of all! Join 4,000 UCC and Disciples youth from across the country and world at Walt Disney World’s Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. About the Event National Youth Event (NYE) is a spirited quadrennial event centered on faith, leadership, service and […]

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Open Table UCC Launches LGBT Teen Support Group

Open Table UCC in Mobile, in partnership with Huntsville-based social service agency Free2Be (, will launch a peer support group in Mobile for LGBT teens on January 23rd. Youth ages 14 to 18 will gather every second and fourth Saturdays, 2:00 to 4:00, to socialize and support one another. The first hour of the weekly […]

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Winter Youth Retreat: January 15-18, 2016

Southeast and Southern Conference youth and leaders are invited to come together at the Blowing Rock Conference Center in the Great Smoky Mountains for a weekend of worship, service, snow, and fun as we take time to build relationships and nurture our faith. This year we will consider the question asked in the Gospel of Luke, […]

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Central UCC Supports South Georgia Farmworker Health Project

Each June, Atlanta’s Central Congregational United Church of Christ works alongside Emory’s South Georgia Farmworker Health Project to provide basic health care and clothing to the underprivileged men and women working in the fields. This summer, Central UCC was able to provide over 600 hygiene kits and a rented moving truck filled with gently used clothing, shoes, […]

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