Video downloads available for purchase

Videos for sale as digital downloads from General Synod 27 in Grand Rapids, MI. All Videos are presented in Quicktime (.mov) file format. Videos can be previewed without charge in the video gallery.

Highlights from General Synod 27 - $5
Download the Highlights of General Synod 27 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Immerse Yourself in General Synod Memories! 

Our Church's Wider Mission: Plain Talk - $FREE
An easy to understand, entertaining explanation of Our Church's Wider Mission.  Great for new members and long time church committees alike, 8 minutes.

Otis Moss III Sermon - $5
The electrifying sermon of the Rev. Otis Moss III, senior minister of Trinity UCC in Chicago, given during the opening worship of General Synod 27 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

John Thomas Sermon - $5
The Rev. John H. Thomas delivers an insightful and faith-filled sermon at the Sunday afternoon worship service during General Synod 27 in Grand Rapids, Mich. The sermon marks Thomas’ final sermon to the General Synod as General Minister and President.

Pat deJong Sermon - $5
The inspiring sermon of the Rev. Patricia deJong, pastor of First Congregational UCC in Berkeley, Calif., during the closing worship of General Synod 27 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Joe Evans Tribute - $5
The video tribute to the Rev. Joseph Evans, third President of the United Church of Christ, originally shown during General Synod 27 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

John Thomas Tribute - $5
The video tribute to the Rev. John H. Thomas, shown during his final General Synod as General Minister and President of the UCC.

Eugene Robinson - $5
Author and journalist Eugene H. Robinson is assistant managing editor and columnist for The Washington Post. He delivered the keynote address during General Synod 27’s River City Saturday in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Ray Suarez - $5
The River City Saturday presentation by Ray Suarez, a 30-year news veteran and current senior correspondent for The NewsHour on PBS. General Synod 27, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Krista Tippett - $5
The River City Saturday presentation by Peabody Award winning journalist and author, Krista Tippett. A Fulbright scholar to Bonn, West Germany, Tippett received a Masters of Divinity from Yale University. From General Synod 27, Grand Rapids, Mich.

Jim Wallis - $5
Known as the founder and editor of Sojourners Magazine, the Rev. Jim Wallis is a bestselling author, speaker, preacher and public theologian. His book, "God's Politics: Why the Right Gets it Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It," was on The New York Times bestseller list for four months. He continually challenges religious Americans to make political commitments to social justice issues.

Eric Alva - $5
Eric Alva is the national spokesperson for the Human Rights Campaign fight to repeal the military's discriminatory LGBT policy. This retired Marine Staff Sergeant and Operation Iraqi Freedom's first Purple Heart recipient also is a gay man who joined Congressman Martin Meehan in introducing the Military Readiness Enhancement Act, a bill designed to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

Eboo Patel - $5
Eboo Patel, author, blogger and member of the Obama Administration’s Faith Advisory Council, is the founder and executive director of the Interfaith Youth Core, a Chicago-based international nonprofit. He holds a doctorate in the sociology of religion from Oxford University where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship.

James McLurkin - $5
Currently a research associate at the University of Washington in Seattle, James McLurkin was recognized in 2003 by Time Magazine as one of five leading robotics engineers, and by Black Enterprise magazine that same year as a Best and Brightest Under 40. When he was in 7th grade, he knew he wanted to go to MIT, where he later earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and masters and Ph.D. degrees in computer science.

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Rev. J. Bennett Guess
Executive Minister, Local Church Ministries
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland,Ohio 44115
216-736-3801
guessb@ucc.org