Rather than bring two similar resolutions to the floor that would sunset the current "Pattern of Giving" in the United Church of Christ, a General Synod committee combined them and will send a single proposal to the floor of the deliberative body.
For Brittany Maynard and her husband, Daniel Diaz, New Year's Day of 2014 brought stunning, tragic news.
As General Synod 2017 discusses best ways to show love of neighbor, questions about terminology come up.
Clergy, delegates, visitors, and guests of General Synod 2017 are invited to "Lead by Example" by volunteering for HIV testing.
At the dinner, the Rev. Carolyn Roberts accepted the Avery D. Post Ecumenical Award on behalf of her late husband, the Rev. John Deckenback, who served as conference minister of the Central Atlantic Conference before his death last July.