Michigan couple sails to General Synod

The power of the wind brought Harold and Marcia Beer on a “fast” slow trip to the United Church of Christ General Synod by sailboat.

The members of Edgewood United Church, UCC, East Lansing, Mich., left Muskegon, Mich., in their 27-floot sloop on Thursday, June 20, and came across Lake Michigan to Milwaukee, in just over 13 hours.

Beer’s goal is to steer clear of the use of fossil fuels on his way to the UCC’s biennial national gathering. He’s biked twice before, to Cleveland and to Grand Rapids.Harold Beer on the Arcturus, 6/8/19

Categories: United Church of Christ News

Related News

Manual on Church team has ‘audacious’ goal of having a draft by December

It will be a guide for local churches. And it will be a little different from anything ever...

Read More

‘We will stand with you in protest’: National officers speak out after SC overturns Roe v. Wade

The national officers of the United Church of Christ are speaking out against the U.S. Supreme...

Read More