General Synod honors hotel worker boycott in Long Beach June 24, 2013
General Synod delegates and visitors may have to build in a little more daily travel time to and from hotels and the Long Beach Convention Center this week, because General Synod is standing with a group of union hotel workers and honoring their boycott of the Hilton and the Hyatt hotels.
Proposed Synod resolution affirms full equality of women June 20, 2013
A resolution from the Connecticut Conference calls upon General Synod 2013 to “reaffirm the belief that societal distinctions which create an inferior-superior relationship between genders is contrary to the will of God.
Resolution asks General Synod to call for tax reform June 20, 2013
With constant changes to the United States tax code, the UCC Justice and Witness Ministries is asking delegates at General Synod 2013 to pass a resolution calling on all settings of the church to advocate, pray and work toward a tax system that is progressive, fair and redistributive for the benefit of all American citizens.
General Synod registration deadline draws near June 17, 2013
If you are planning to join the United Church of Christ in sunny Southern California next week, and have yet to register, the clock is ticking. Registration for General Synod 2013, which runs from June 28 through July 2 in Long Beach, will close at midnight on Wednesday, June 19.
Collegium candidates head to Synod with full faith from boards June 11, 2013
The leadership of the UCC is seen as steady, cooperative and professional. That’s why the chairpersons of the respective covenanted ministry boards have re-nominated the three officers up for re-election in the United Church of Christ with the full confidence of their boards in three unanimous choices for guiding the denomination.
Synod carbon footprint calculator continues UCC creation care initiative June 10, 2013
To continue the one-church creation care initiative launched by Mission 4/1 Earth, the United Church of Christ is encouraging General Synod attendees to recognize the environmental impact of their travel to southern California in late June and to take responsibility for it.
Seminary students could get financial boost from Synod resolution June 5, 2013
Delegates to the UCC's General Synod 2013 will consider creating a special all-church offering to help seminarians pay for their education -- something that could develop great leadership to ensure the future and the vitality of the denomination.
General Synod 2013 to address bullying June 3, 2013
The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ is bringing a resolution to General Synod 2013 to address bullying and seek solutions to put an end to the epidemic.
Saturday a California sun and fun day at General Synod 2013 May 3, 2013
Can't imagine heading to the West Coast for business, without spending a day in the California sun?
No worries. The General Synod 2013 Local Planning Committee of the UCC Southern California Nevada Conference has found a way to combine sun and fun on Saturday, June 29, with an afternoon festival and evening luau.