The twenty-fourth General Synod will convene at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 11, 2003, and adjourn at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15. Our theme for this time together is "God is still speaking, ..." The meeting will be held in the Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minn., and will be hosted by the Minnesota Conference of the United Church of Christ. Nathaniel Lewis Jr., Moderator, and the Rev. Chris Smith and Carol Wassmuth, Assistant Moderators, join us in this call to the official delegates and other participants. We invite all members and friends of the United Church of Christ to attend this General Synod.
After Jan. 13, visitors may register for General Synod, arrange housing and select sponsored meals on-line at www.ucc.org/synod.
For information, please contact the registrar, Mary Ann Murray, 216-736-2192, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or the administrator of the General Synod, Edith Guffey, 216-736-2110, e-mail email@example.com, both at 700 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115-1100.
Edith A. Guffey, Associate General Minister, Office of General Ministries
The Rev. John H. Thomas, General Minister and President, Office of General Ministries
Dale L. Bishop, Executive Minister, Wider Church Ministries
Bernice Powell Jackson, Executive Minister, Justice and Witness Ministries
The Rev. José A. Malayang, Executive Minister, Local Church Ministri