Lay Ministerial Standing--the newest form of authorization in the UCC—has Committees on Ministry reaching out to MESA for best practices. While Lay Ministerial Standing seemingly overlaps with the former Licensure process as well as the Member in Discernment process, there are some distinct differences. Explore with Rev. Dr. Tony Clark some of the theology and processes that make for best practices for COMs working with Lay Ministerial Standing.WHENOctober 26, 2020 at 6pm
Thank you for amplifying Our Faith Our Vote, the United Church of Christ’s Campaign to encourage People of Faith to engage in elections. Many of you may have already voted, many of you will do so on November 3rd. However you choose to get out your vote, it is important that we love our neighbor by encouraging others to do the same, and that after the election we use our faithful voices to ensure every vote is counted! To do this, we will need your help. Head to the Our Faith Our Vote social media toolkit for resources and information to join the campaign!WHENNovember 02, 2020 at 3:30pm
All over the country people of faith are rising up to defend democracy by being a vigilant spiritual witness at the polls. This training will cover what the role of the precinct chaplain is, how we plan to show up as a faith witness on election day, strategies for monitoring precincts, best practices for voter care & comfort and tools for de-escalation and crisis management at the polls. Led by Billy M. Honor, Director of Faith Organizing for the the New Georgia Project.WHENOctober 25, 2020 at 6pm
Reset for Renewal
Reset for Renewal is a virtual gathering taking place over three consecutive days
November 12, 2020, 2:00 - 8:00pm ET
November 13, 2020, 1:00 - 7:00pm ET
November 14, 2020, 2:00 - 5:00pm ET
As an attendee at Reset for Renewal, you will foster relationships, reclaim your own resilience and gifts for ministry, and reconnect with the pulse of young people in the midst of today’s world.
This conference is designed for individuals who are working with youth and young adult ministries in any of the following ways: Conference level, Outdoor Ministries Association or Education/Campus Ministry settings of the United Church of Christ (and beyond) and local churches.
We have intentionally designed this program to meet the needs of those serving young people in a variety of ways for personal development, spiritual grounding, and the building of collaboration to strengthen our individual and collective witness to the Church and world.
Full-price registration is $99.
For all who are able, we strongly encourage you to pay the full price as an act of giving. Because we do not want cost to be a barrier to anyone attending, we are offering a discounted rate of $49 using the code RESET50.
If you still require additional financial help, or for any other questions, please contact Rev. Trayce Potter at email@example.com
Zoom connection information will be provided prior to the meeting.
November 10, 2020 11:59 PMWHENNovember 12, 2020 at 2pm
A conversation between Rev. Traci Blackmon and Brian McLaren about American Christianity, politics, faith and doubt. In a world where faith is often polluted with authoritarianism and nationalism, McLaren suggests that we need the courage to question the status quo and seek a more just and generous faith that holds space for difference in a polarized world.WHENOctober 20, 2020 at 3:30pm
ODUM will host a Breath of Life: Faithful Responses to Overdose in the UCC workshop and harm reduction worship service, including an overdose prevention, recognition, and response training. Information on how to access naloxone (the medication that reverses an opioid overdose) will be made available to all interested participants.
REGISTERWHENOctober 21, 2020 at 4pm
The fleet-footed left-fielder and the speed-ball throwing right-hander.Read more
Rev. Dr. Sarah Lund
Minister for Disabilities and Mental Health Justice
700 Prospect Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115
Living Psalm 106:1-5—Pentecost 19 ARead more
Thanksgiving Day in Canada—Indigenous Peoples’ Day in the United States
Living Psalm 106—Pentecost 19 ARead more
For the last couple of years, the United Church of Christ has partnered with an organization called Global Cleveland.Read more
Living Psalm 99—Pentecost 20 ARead more
Living Psalm 19 for Pentecost 18 ARead more
A Reinterpretation: God is Glor-i-ous
Members of the national staff are holding you and your congregations in prayer every day. Join this webinar to offer your own prayers and witness the prayers that are spoken aloud for the multiplicity of pains and gratitudes, grief and transformations. Hold space in your heart for the collective experience of shift we have all experienced, and offer your own prayers in the chat as we pray together.WHENOctober 22, 2020 at 3:30pm
Gathered with the SaintsRead more
Service Prayers for All Saints Day
November 1, 2020
Jesus Sets the Table for the WorldRead more
World Communion Sunday
Service Prayers for 18th Sunday after Pentecost
October 1, 2020
Psalm 100 for Reign of Christ Sunday ARead more
Psalm 90:1-8, (9-11), 12 for Pentecost 24 ARead more
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