Vibrant Re-Entry And Voter’s Rights Desmond Meade

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Please join Rev. Traci Blackmon and Desmond Meade, a formerly incarcerated civil rights activist and recent McArthur Genius Grant Awardee, as they discuss the church’s role in welcoming returning citizens. Desmond Meade’s work centers on restoring voting rights to formerly…

Becoming Abolitionists

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What is abolition, and why should we care, as Christians? Dereka Purnell, ESQ, will offer her expertise in conversation with Rev. Traci Blackmon. She is a Harvard Graduate and a lawyer who works for the Advancement Project, focused on areas…

Confronting Bias in Search and Call

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Our churches want to do better in addressing implicit (and explicit!) bias in their search and call practices, but they often don’t know where to start. Or, they’ve made a good start, but now they want to take next steps.…

UCC Rural Voices of Worship and Praise

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Rural identified congregations of the United Church of Christ provide a vital role for the spiritual and physical wellbeing of their communities, often with innovative ways of limited resources . Join us for an hour of inspiring worship and praise…

Midwifing Grief

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Rev. Jamie F. Eaddy is a Pastoral Theologian, Spiritual Care Practitioner, Loss Navigation Specialist™, and Death Midwife. She requested to discuss communal grief and steps useful in navigating grief for both clergy and laity. After two years of ongoing collective…

Contemplatives in Action – Mindfulness in the UCC

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Pause, breathe, and come learn about how the UCC is joining the mindfulness movement. Following the Contemplatives in Action Resolution, passed at the 2021 General Synod, a working group of clergy, students, and lay leaders have been meeting regularly to…

Preparing for Youth & Young Adult Summers

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Looking toward the summer is always an exciting time as we plan mission trips, camps and other faith filled activities. Join members of the UCC national staff and faith partners to learn about some of the exciting opportunities that are…