At General Synod 2017 this week in Baltimore the governing body of the United Church of Christ will be asked to consider a resolution that supports and urges nationwide enactment of legislation authorizing medical aid in dying, under very specific guidelines.
At General Synod 2017 in Baltimore, United Church of Christ delegates and visitors will have all the information they need about the five-day event right at their fingertips, with the General Synod Event App on their mobile device.
The cause of a downtown Baltimore steam pipe explosion near the Inner Harbor remains under investigation. But those traveling to the city next week for the United Church of Christ’s 2017 General Synod don't need to worry that the blast will affect their hotel accommodations.
An emergency call to build a just world for all is coming to delegates of General Synod next week, in the form of a climate resolution which is quickly gaining support from leaders across the United Church of Christ.
After a brief departure from General Synod recognitions and celebrations of the United Church of Christ's grassroots justice leaders, the denomination is planning to honor a few movers and shakers during the upcoming biennial gathering for their work on the ground in creating a just world for all.
The United Church of Christ will honor the late Rev. John Deckenback, long time spiritual leader of the Central Atlantic Conference, when the wider church assembles in Baltimore for General Synod.
In a warm up to General Synod, Wisconsin Conference becomes 'Immigrant Welcoming' with an overwhelming vote
Wisconsin Conference UCC congregations, which believe that publicly proclaiming love for their neighbors aligns with their mission, vision and values, overwhelmingly pass a resolution becoming an Immigrant Welcoming Conference.
Two outstanding ministers who have provided the United Church of Christ with their vision, hope and leadership during their lives and ministries will be honored as recipients of the Antoinette Brown Trailblazer Awards during General Synod 2017.
The General Synod of the United Church of Christ and the denomination have been advocates for the inclusion and well-being of people with disabilities for the better part of three decades. But the experience of those with disabilities has changed in that time, so the governing body will examine a resolution that reaffirms the UCC's previous commitment, while stretching the church to do more and include persons with disabilities in its social justice witness.
The UCC Cuban connection runs deep, prompting the ‘Bring Down the Wall in the Caribbean’ GS resolution.