Synod delegates to deliberate ecumenical baptism agreement June 22, 2011
Culminating seven years of ecumenical dialog, delegates to the UCC's 28th General Synod in Tampa, Fla., will deliberate and potentially vote on a proposal recommending the "Common Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Baptism."
United Voices of Praise brings barrier-breaking sound to GS28 June 15, 2011
Making its way through four states and three centuries, the United Voices of Praise choir will culminate its trip to Tampa, Fla., with two appearances at General Synod 28. The group will sing at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 2, and again that evening at the "Stillspeaking" party.
Synod fundraiser to benefit Immokalee community center June 15, 2011
The Florida Conference of the UCC is conducting a four-part fundraising initiative that includes support for the development of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' (CIW) new Community Center as part of hosting General Synod 28 in Tampa, Fla., July 1-5.
Frequency of General Synod to be debated at GS28 June 14, 2011
A proposed bylaw revision to change the frequency of the United Church of Christ's General Synod gatherings to "every three or four years" has been introduced by the Illinois South Conference and will be debated in Tampa this July.
JWM, SEC team up for pre-Synod event on 'Babylon' May 25, 2011
Co-sponsored by the UCC Justice and Witness Ministries and the Southeast Conference Theology Among the People (TAP) program, a pre-General Synod 28 event in Tampa, Fla., will guide participants in an in-depth analysis of the American empire and its impact on our lives.
Wild, attainable dreams: Synod's 'Imagine What’s Possible' contest winners announced April 12, 2011
When the General Synod planning team invited UCC churches to tell their stories, more than 150 congregations jumped at the chance to enter the "Imagine What’s Possible" contest. The friendly competition, however, proved so lively — and meaningful — that choosing the winners became a difficult task for the contests' judges, who needed an extra 10 days to reach consensus on their final choices.
Associate General Minister nominee announced January 12, 2011
The Associate General Minister search committee is pleased to announce the nomination of Mr. W. Mark Clark of Tucson, Ariz., to succeed Ms. Edith Guffey whose term as Associate General Minister and member of the UCC Collegium of Officers expires Sept. 30, 2011.
UCC Women's Ministry seeks 2011 Antoinette Brown nominees January 12, 2011
The Women's Ministry of the national setting of the United Church of Christ is inviting nominations for the 2011 Antoinette Brown award to be presented at General Synod 28 in Tampa, Fla., June 30 - July 5. The deadline for nominations is Feb. 1, 2011.
Two national UCC officer nominees announced January 10, 2011
Search committes for the available executive minister positions in Wider Church Ministries and Local Church Ministries have announced nominees for these offices. Pending approval at their respective spring board meetings, nominees will be presented for election by delegates at the UCC's 2011 General Synod to be held in Tampa, Fla., June 30 - July 5.