Recap: General Synod 34 elects new leadership, changes frequency, witnesses justice

The United Church of Christ’s 34th General Synod had it all.

A new leader and a historic vote. A change from biennial to triennial. And giving witness to some of the most urgent issues — trans dignity, reproductive rights, racial justice, creation care and much more — through resolutions, special speakers, prayer and action.

Indianapolis and the Indiana-Kentucky Conference played hosts from June 30-July 4. It was the UCC’s first in-person national gathering since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides the business side of this “family reunion,” delegates and visitors came together to worship, break bread, embrace and shed tears of joy.

Read the full coverage — all news stories together in one place — of General Synod 34 here.

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