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.
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).
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.
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.
Synod to vote on international LGBT rights July 3, 2011
By a unanimous approval Sunday morning, a resolution to raise awareness of international instances of systematic discrimination, violence and abuse targeting persons based on their sexual orientation or gender identity was forwarded to General Synod 28 for vote.
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."