Unified Governance receives approval of UCC boards, Executive Council November 5, 2010
Following a year of deliberation, including discernment and dialog from congregations, Conferences and interest groups, a "Proposal for Unified Governance of the National Setting of the United Church of Christ" was delivered by the Unified Governance (UGov) Working Group and has received approval to proceed from the UCC's Executive Council and the boards of the four Covenanted Ministries.
Possibility to add sparkle to Florida sun at General Synod 28 May 4, 2010
Affirming one facet of its ministry while shining more light on another, the UCC has unveiled its possibility-filled theme and colorful logo for General Synod 28 in Tampa. Fla. The biennial conference, to be held July 1-5, 2011, has the theme “Imagine what’s possible. God is still speaking.”
UCC’s Collegium of Officers to feel winds of change in 2011 April 20, 2010
With the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black newly installed as its general minister and president, the UCC is turning its focus to forming search committees to select successors for the three members of its Collegium of Officers who will be leaving their positions in 2011.
Synod news: It's a wrap July 7, 2009
The UCC's 27th General Synod came to a close Tuesday evening, June 30, with a celebration of five days of worship and work.
UCC told to “come, step out of the boat” July 1, 2009
General Synod 27 took place next to water. Water was a central element in the stage design, and was present during all worship and meetings. And water again played a key role as Synod closed Tuesday evening with worship.
CYYAM names new board members June 30, 2009
Obadiah Ballinger, chair of the Council for Youth and Young Adult Ministries (CYYAM), announced the newly elected members of the council during the business session at GS27 Tuesday morning.
Chairs at DeVos Place leave nobody behind June 30, 2009
Over and over, United Church News staffers have heard delegates and visitors comment that the portable chairs in the meeting rooms and Plenary Hall were among the most comfortable they have ever used.
Synod gives boost to 'Global Mission Church' initiative June 30, 2009
The 27th General Synod underscored the importance of Global Ministries' "Be a Global Mission Church" initiative Tuesday morning, voting to adopt a resolution asking all settings of the UCC to pursue the Global Mission Church designation.
General Synod encourages diversity education in public schools June 30, 2009
The experience of two UCC congregations in California prompted the denomination's General Synod to urge churches in assisting public school efforts to protect children and help them understand people of other races and sexual orientation.