Searching for a Designated Conference Minister

Searching for a Designated Conference Minister

Exciting news! The Southeast Conference is looking for a Designated Conference Minister–a Conference minister “designated” for a time and a purpose. This person, called by God and the Conference, will serve as the spiritual and administrative leader of the Southeast Conference, helping us to envision the future that God intends for us in the Conference […]

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David Sigmund and Jay Greaves Married at General Synod

Members of the Southeast Conference delegation were proud witnesses this past weekend to the ways that God is still speaking in love! On Sunday, June 30, David Sigmund and Jay Greaves were married during General Synod 2013 in Long Beach, Calif. Rev. David Sigmund, who was a Member of Discernment at Kirkwood UCC in Atlanta […]

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The search for an interim Conference Minister

Bridging the Gap

In order to fill the gap between the retirement of Tim Downs and a new Designated Conference Minister, the Board of Directors is conducting a search for an interim. The Executive Committee is conducting the search on behalf of the Board. The position was posted on the UCC website in late April. The Board has […]

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2013 Annual Meeting Documents

The following documents are available for the 2013 Annual Meeting. Those that are requiring a vote will be in your registration packet when your arrive at the meeting. You are encouraged to bring the other documents to the annual meeting either by putting them on a laptop or tablet, or by printing them out. Each […]

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“Down South News” history will soon be available online

Michael Stroud has been hard at work sorting through pictures and documents from the history of the Southeast Conference and placing them online. As part of the Project  66-16 initiative, he has scanned newsletters and documents going back to the days of the former Southeast Convention, back in 1952.  Eventually, he plans to upload newsletters and […]

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2013 Southeast Conference Annual Meeting

For Everything There Is A Season And A Time for Every Matter Under Heaven The Southeast Conference Annual Meeting and TAP Banquet and Commencement June 13th-15th The Southeast Conference will hold its Annual Meeting Friday June 14th—Saturday June 15th, hosted by First Congregational UCC, Atlanta.  The Annual Meeting for the Southeast Conference will be a packed event […]

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Final TAP Banquet and Commencement

The final TAP Banquet will take place on Thursday evening, June 13th at 6:00 PM. Following the banquet will be a service of commencement and worship at 7:30 PM. We will honor the late Rev. Richard W. Sales for his contribution and legacy in the TAP ministry and Rev. Kathy Clark will be guest speaking as we […]

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Remembering Roger Knight

We are saddened to share the news of the death of Roger Knight on May 22nd. Roger served as conference minister of the Southeast Conference from the fall of 1988 to the spring of 1995. He is survived by his wife Beth, and four children, Steven, Geoffrey, Eric, and Leanne. Roger and Beth have been […]

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Youth Lock-in at Annual Meeting

We’re excited to announce that this year we’re adding a youth gathering to our Annual Meeting! Youth from rising 6th graders to graduating high schoolers are encouraged to attend. The sleepover gathering will feature relevant youth workshops, a chance to meet and connect in a workshop with Rev. Geoffrey Black, and contemporary/emergent worship featuring music […]

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Shifting the Demographics of the South

When the SEC was organized in 1966, the Southeast Conference was made up of 128 churches. Over time, the number of churches has been reduced to the fifty congregations, which comprise its membership today. This change was due to a number of factors, including the shifting demographics of the South as populations left rural areas […]

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