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.
Child care offered at General Synod 2013 May 2, 2013
Children of all ages are welcome at the United Church of Christ General Synod in Long Beach, Calif., June 28 - July 2, with on-site child care offered at a low cost during all scheduled business sessions and worship services.
General Synod service projects express God’s Vision through justice work May 2, 2013
In selecting service projects and immersion experiences during the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 2013 in Long Beach, Calif., participants can live out a culture of justice work and civic engagement that changes lives. Among the activities that have been planned are a blood drive, a trip to the United States-Mexico border, and visits to a local food bank, federal prison and beach.
Dozens of workshops offered to General Synod 2013 delegates April 29, 2013
Delegates to the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 2013 will be able to choose from more than 40 workshops with topics ranging from how to use multimedia effectively in worship to environmental ministries in the local church.
UCC General Synod planners bring back theological reflections March 25, 2013
Organizers for the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 2013 are reviving a spiritual element of previous Synods during this summer’s gathering in Long Beach, Calif. The Rev. Quinn G. Caldwell and the Rev. Rita Nakashima Brock, have been named theological reflectors for GS 29, and are charged with linking the spirit to the business during the week-long event June 28-July 3.