Defining who Extravagance UCC will be focus of Cleveland, online events November 4, 2013
A diverse group of people from across the life of the United Church of Christ is gathering at the denomination’s national headquarters this week, bringing expertise and ideas, dreams and prayers to help lay the foundation for Extravagance UCC, a new online spiritual community
Canton Sunday Picnic draws hundreds to community meal October 28, 2013
Rather than sitting around complaining about the problems of poverty, UCC churches in Canton, Ohio host a community meal that draws hundreds of people to a local park for lunch every Sunday at 1 p.m.
Youth, Young Adult ministry focus shifts to global advocacy September 26, 2013
It has become a fun, educational and symbolic tradition for the Council for Youth and Young Adult Ministries to begin its biennium in Cleveland, Ohio, at the United Church of Christ national headquarters. When CYYAM leaders gather from Sept. 27-29, they do so ready to chart a future for advocacy during the next two years that will take their justice work to the corners of the world.
Extravagance UCC gathering ideas, people for online spiritual community August 16, 2013
There’s been a buzz in the air since Extravagance UCC was announced during the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 2013 in Long Beach, Calif. So what is happening in forming that online congregation? Quite a bit, according to the Rev. Jo Hudson, the gathering pastor of Extravagance UCC, and The Rev. J. Bennett Guess, executive minister of Local Church Ministries.