General Synod 2013 preachers ready to deliver February 7, 2013
The United Church of Christ has lined up four preachers from across the country for the June 28-July 2 gathering in Long Beach, Calif. to share their thoughts about "God’s Vision."
General Synod 29 Planning Committee calls for workshop proposals January 15, 2013
Have an effective approach to ministry you would like to share with the wider church at General Synod this summer? The United Church of Christ is looking to fill a limited number of workshop opportunities at General Synod 29 in Long Beach, Calif. in June.
General Synod 2013 promotes partnerships through fabric arts November 1, 2012
Brenda Grauer talks about her work with Stitching Hope with a glow and a warmth that can only come from finding one's true calling. And it seems the member of Federated Church United Church of Christ in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, has done exactly that.
Seeking personal testimonies and portraits for General Synod 29 theme August 14, 2012
What is God's vision for you, for our world? If you were asked to choose one or two words that encompass God's vision, what would you say? Your word, your definition. Leading into next summer's General Synod, you, your church, and your community are invited to fill in that blank. Finish this phrase. God's Vision: ____.
Brooke brothers thank OCWM in sharing volunteer journey with delegates July 5, 2011
Last September, the two 23-year-olds set out on a yearlong journey to highlight – via photos, film, the “Twin Maps” blog, Facebook and other social media – UCC Volunteer Ministries throughout the country. Seventeen thousand miles, 36 states traveled through and two job offers later, they shared their passion – and their humor – with hundreds of delegates.
Synod tables Israel/Palestine resolution July 5, 2011
General Synod 28 delegates on Tuesday chose to table any discussion of the resolution resolution called “In Support of Effective and Constructive Peacemaking between Palestinians and Israelis through Positive Investment in Palestine.”
Outgoing Collegium members released; new moderators installed July 5, 2011
Using liturgy found in the Book of Worship of the United Church of Christ, delegates and visitors to General Synod 28 were able to offer thanks, praise, and prayer one more time to outgoing Collegium members, and to witness to the installation of the moderators for the 2011-2013 biennium.
Synod delegates elect new officers to Collegium July 5, 2011
Delegates to the United Church of Christ’s General Synod on Tuesday morning elected three new officers to serve the denomination’s national setting. The Rev. J. Bennett Guess, the Rev. Jim Moos and W. Mark Clark were elected by near unanimous majorities.