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Special Called Meeting of the Conference
October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
This notice serves to inform all congregational delegates and clergy with standing in the Southeast Conference, United Church of Christ, that the Southeast Conference UCC Board of Directors has called a special meeting of the Southeast Conference on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 7:30 PM Eastern Time/ 6:30 PM Central Time. The meeting will be held virtually on Zoom, with a link that will be provided upon registration.
The sole purpose of this meeting is to discuss and vote upon an urgent matter regarding the 34th General Synod of the United Church of Christ to be held June 30 – July 4, 2023 online and onsite in Indianapolis, IN. The Conference will vote on the sponsorship of a resolution to be submitted to the 34th General Synod regarding the injustices and harm directed at people who are of transgender and non-binary experience. This will be the only item on the agenda for consideration. Registration materials and meeting materials will be distributed prior to the meeting.
The quorum for this special meeting aligns with the quorum for all meetings of the full Conference. Our Constitution and By-laws require Seventy-five (75) voting delegates (includes elected/appointed delegates of each congregation and all authorized clergy), with one-third (1/3) of the congregations represented, or 19 congregations.