NEWS 1) Mission and Ministry Board turns down proposal to increase delegate numbers 2) New parking lot tax may affect some congregations 3) Compelling vision conversations at Annual Conference 4) Germantown Church of the Brethren is celebrating 300 years 5) New students welcomed at Bethany Seminary 6) Brethren Academy students explore ‘Race and the Congregation’ […]
In this issue: Stan Noffsinger starts as CEO at Timbercrest, EYN requests prayer, Ware Lecture at Elizabethtown College features artists from Silkroad, BVS Unit from fall 1969 plans 50th anniversary get together, Earth Day Sunday toolkit, remembering Mac Wiseman, and more
The Mission and Ministry Board has turned down a proposal to change delegate representation at Annual Conference, which had potential to increase the number of delegates that some larger congregations could send to Annual Conference and the number of delegates that some larger districts could appoint to Standing Committee (see story below). The decision came […]
The April offering from the “Ventures in Christian Discipleship” program at McPherson (Kan.) College will focus on “Healthy and Safe Congregations.” Almost all congregations aspire to welcome the stranger into our midst. Our tradition, sacred texts, doctrines, teachings, and cultural values can be a resource to visitors, members, and the community. But sometimes those very […]
Over the weekend of March 1-3, more than 150 youth and advisors took part in the annual Roundtable regional youth conference held at Bridgewater (Va.) College. This marked the 78th anniversary of Roundtable, which invites senior high youth from the districts of the southeastern region (Atlantic Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Shenandoah, Virlina, West Marva, and Southeastern) as […]
The United Church of Christ is mourning the passing of Audrey Miller, a Catholic nun and ordained UCC minister, who, during her time at the National Setting, was instrumental in educational leadership development, youth ministry programs and youth resources.
The Executive Leadership of the United Church of Christ condemns the mass murder at a New Zealand mosque, an atrocious act of hate and terror, and prays for the safety in worship for all communities of faith.
Twenty-one resolutions going forward to General Synod, the nomination of a candidate for Associate General Minister of Global Engagement and a multimillion-dollar sale of the United Church of Christ’s Radisson Hotel topped the list of business addressed this week by the United Church of Christ Board of Directors.
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