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We are a faith community gathered in over 130 congregations. Visit and join us for inclusive Christianity built upon the foundations of our historic Protestant denomination. We welcome a rainbow of people. Our faith guides us to work for justice and peace at home and around the world! For more information about the Southern California Nevada Conference, click here.

CHURCH LIFE

Congregation Votes to Become a Sanctuary Church

Congregation Votes to Become a Sanctuary Church

The members of Menifee United Church of Christ have voted to become a sanctuary church.


United Church of Christ Emphatically Affirmed an Immigrant Welcoming Church

United Church of Christ Emphatically Affirmed an Immigrant Welcoming Church

Delegates to General Synod 2017 overwhelmingly declared itself an Immigrant Welcoming Denomination.


Safe Plates at Waquoit Congregational Church Dinner Helps Support Four Local Groups That Promote Safety and Acceptance

Safe Plates at Waquoit Congregational Church Dinner Helps Support Four Local Groups That Promote Safety and Acceptance

An Idea for SCNC churches?


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CHURCH VITALITY

Church Credit Cards – Are they worth the risk?

Church Credit Cards – Are they worth the risk?

Church Credit Cards: Convenience and Challenge


Does My Church Need an Audit?

Does My Church Need an Audit?

Financial check-ups for churches: when needed?


The Neighborhood Church United Church of Christ, Palos Verdes Estates, CA Seeks Youth Ministry Intern

The Neighborhood Church United Church of Christ, Palos Verdes Estates, CA Seeks Youth Ministry Intern

Do you have a passion for youth work? The Neighborhood Church United Church of Christ, Palos Verdes Estates, CA is seeking a paid Youth Ministry Intern


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SPIRITUAL SOJOURNING

His Name is Tomás

His Name is Tomás

Awaiting God’s Reboot


Looking Back:  The Advent Journey

Looking Back: The Advent Journey

Looking Back: The Advent Journey


Answer the Phone!  It’s God’s Agent Calling!

Answer the Phone! It’s God’s Agent Calling!

Serendipity: God’s Mysterious Ways.


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PERSPECTIVES

Allegiance – A film review

Allegiance – A film review

The lessons of Allegiance


Guns in Church:  Securing a Soft Target?

Guns in Church: Securing a Soft Target?

Guns and God: A good mix?


Japanese Americans:  World War II Heroes

Japanese Americans: World War II Heroes

A Visit to the Go for Broke Monument and the Japanese American Historical Museum


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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Progressive Christianity Series at NCC in Laguna Beach!

Progressive Christianity Series at NCC in Laguna Beach!

What is Progressive Christianity? Inquire Within! September 10-October 22.


Jesus Seminar on the Road – to Irvine!

Jesus Seminar on the Road – to Irvine!

Two Jesus Seminar scholars will be at Irvine United Congregational Church on October 6 & 7, to discuss “Ancient Christian Texts Inspiring New Spiritual Practices.”


Come and See! Pacific School of Religion on Display

Come and See! Pacific School of Religion on Display

If you’re considering seminary or theological education, this conference is for you! October 13-14 in Berkeley, CA


Central Association Fall Meeting

Central Association Fall Meeting

Central Association 2017 Fall Meeting


Planting Seeds of Disability Awareness

Planting Seeds of Disability Awareness

October will be a full month of raising awareness of the United Church of Christ’s national staff to remind or better equip them for including persons with disabilities in the work and life of the church.


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ECUMENICAL & INTERRELIGIOUS

The National Council of Churches’ Christian Unity Gathering, 2016

The National Council of Churches’ Christian Unity Gathering, 2016

Christian Unity Gathering explores the theme, “Fear Not: God’s Love in an Anxious Age” (with comments from The Rev. John Dorhauer)


Disciples of Christ Seek Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Disciples of Christ Seek Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Disciples of Christ are seeking a Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to lead and direct our financial efforts. The position will be based in our headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.


ECUMENICAL AND INTERFAITH RELATIONS – November

ECUMENICAL AND INTERFAITH RELATIONS – November

The latest Ecumenical and Interfaith news brought to you by the joint Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee of the Southern California Nevada Conference, United Church of Christ , and the Pacific Southwest Region, Disciples of Christ


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OUTDOOR MINISTRIES

Fall Fun for All Intergenerational Camp and Apple Pie Day 2017!

Fall Fun for All Intergenerational Camp and Apple Pie Day 2017!

On October 6–8, 2017 Pilgrim Pines will once again be hosting our Fall Fun for All event!


I Watched

I Watched

Pilgrim Pines Summer Camp: Memories, Growth, Celebration


Second Annual It’s A Spring Thing Adult Camp

Second Annual It’s A Spring Thing Adult Camp

We’re so excited to announce the second annual It’s A Spring Thing adult camp March 31 to April 2 at Pilgrim Pines Camp!!!


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