Synod delegates march in support of Immokalee workers July 4, 2011
Almost 200 General Synod delegates and visitors marched from the Tampa Bay Convention Center across the Platt Street Bridge in Tampa Bay, Fla., in support of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).
GS28 approves Unified Governance, sends to Conferences July 4, 2011
After discussion and debate that stretched from afternoon into the evening, delegates to the UCC’s General Synod 28 approved the Unified Governance revisions to the constitution and bylaws by a vote of 613 in favor, 161 against and 10 abstaining.
UCC Collegium aims for 'Big Holy Audacious Goals' July 4, 2011
And "1" might not be the loneliest number after all. Such was the gist of the encouragement and enlightenment delivered Monday morning by the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, UCC general minister and president, to General Synod 28 delegates and visitors.
AGM candidate Clark shares his enthusiasm for the UCC July 4, 2011
A self-described “church geek” addressed General Synod delegates on Monday morning, seeking to serve the United Church of Christ as its next Associate General Minister. W. Mark Clark told the assembly, “Our message and ministry of continuing testament, extravagant welcome and changing lives is so important in today’s world.
A lifelong love July 4, 2011
For 32 years, Charles H. Lockyear did it "by the numbers," as the Associate Treasurer, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for the last years of the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the first decades of the United Church of Christ.
Israel-Palestine resolution receives vote of 'no action' July 3, 2011
After three hours of deliberation, the committee debating the Israeli-Palestinian resolution recommended that General Synod take no action on the resolution called "In Support of Effective and Constructive Peacemaking between Palestinians and Israelis through Positive Investment in Palestine."
Worship invites UCC to become a 'living water change' July 3, 2011
At a time when around 60 percent of UCC churches have fewer than 100 members, nothing teases our imaginations about what might be possible in our own local church like worshiping God in a General Synod setting.