Call to General Synod 32

UCC General Minister and President John Dorhauer officially calls all delegates, visitors, and friends of the United Church of Christ  to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the 32nd General Synod, June 21-25, 2019. 

I am officially calling all delegates, visitors, and friends of the United Church of Christ to join us in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the 32nd General Synod, June 21-25, 2019!

The 32nd General Synod promises to be an inspiring and engaging event in the life of the Church. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Matthew Desmond, professor of Sociology at Princeton University and Pulitzer Prize winner for the book, “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City.”

We have inspiring preachers for the worship services. During Friday’s Opening Worship Service, The Rev. Kaji Spellman Douša; Sunday’s Community Worship Service, The Rev. Traci deVon Blackmon; Monday’s Worship Service, The Rev. Sharon Mei-Shem MacArthur and for the Closing Worship Service, The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler.

We will also celebrate the ministries of retiring Associate General Minister for Global Engagement and Operations, Co-executive of Global Ministries, The Rev. Dr. Jim Moos and Mr. Don Hart, President and Chief Investment Officer, United Church Funds.

We will re-elect the General Minister and President and elect a new Associate General Minister for Global Engagement and Operations, Co-executive of Global Ministries.

I invite you to bring a spirit of love, of compassion, of openness and of hope with you. I look forward to seeing you in Milwaukee! Until then, let the light of the living Christ shine in and through you, and be known to all whom you meet along the way.


John C. Dorhauer
General Minister and President

Categories: United Church of Christ News

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