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CHURCH LIFE

An Ode to Chaplaincy

An Ode to Chaplaincy

A holy moment of presence; a moment in time


Virtual church meets needs of marginalized through extravagant welcome

Virtual church meets needs of marginalized through extravagant welcome

A California congregation of the United Church of Christ, led by Rev. Jerold Garber, will continue its mission by using the virtual world to change real lives.


UCC Simi Valley LGBTQ Support Program Written Up in Simi Valley Acorn Paper

UCC Simi Valley LGBTQ Support Program Written Up in Simi Valley Acorn Paper

Recently the Simi Valley UCC LGBTQ support group caught the attention of the local newspaper, The Acorn.


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CHURCH VITALITY

UCC Flourishing in Ministry Survey Project

UCC Flourishing in Ministry Survey Project

The United Church of Christ will be participating in the Flourishing in Ministry project, a national study on clergy wellness


Fall 2016 UCC Statistical Profile

Fall 2016 UCC Statistical Profile

The Fall 2015 UCC Statistical Profile is now available!


Job Announcement – Music and Sacred Arts Director

Job Announcement – Music and Sacred Arts Director

The First Congregational Church of Ramona has begun their search for a new Music and Sacred Arts Director.


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SPIRITUAL SOJOURNING

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.


God’s Advent Presence

God’s Advent Presence

Surprise Gifts: An Advent Reflection


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PERSPECTIVES

Black History Month:  A Speech by Caroline Twyman

Black History Month: A Speech by Caroline Twyman

An outstanding and insightful speech by 14 year old Caroline Twyman


Chin Up

Chin Up

“Keeping our ‘chins up’ in the present climate”


Why I Stay:  A Prayer

Why I Stay: A Prayer

Why God? Debie Thomas’s prayer chronicles her journey of faith.


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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Free housing for UCC groups coming to DC for marches

Free housing for UCC groups coming to DC for marches

Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ is happy to offer free sleeping space and basic accommodations for any UCC groups coming to DC for marches.


A Lenten Prayer Retreat with The Rev. Dr. Scott Landis at First Congregational Church of Long Beach

A Lenten Prayer Retreat with The Rev. Dr. Scott Landis at First Congregational Church of Long Beach

A Lenten Prayer Retreat for people who think praying is weird – March 25


Mindful Christianity – New Book by Rev. Jim Burklo

Mindful Christianity – New Book by Rev. Jim Burklo

Mindfulness has been liberated from religion. UCC Pastor Jim Burklo’s new book liberates religion with mindfulness.


Marriage Enrichment Weekend Sponsored by Plymouth Congregational Church, Paso Robles

Marriage Enrichment Weekend Sponsored by Plymouth Congregational Church, Paso Robles

March 3-5, 2017 ❤ ❤ Marriage Enrichment Weekend At The Inn at Morro Bay led by Marta Nielsen and Steven Mabry


[UCCCCM] Grants Available for Sending MIDs to General Synod

[UCCCCM] Grants Available for Sending MIDs to General Synod

Is there a Members-In-Discernment (MID) in your conference you want to bring to General Synod in Baltimore? 


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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

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!!!


WINTER CAMP REGISTRATION IS HERE!!

WINTER CAMP REGISTRATION IS HERE!!

Winter Wonder Camp will take place over the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend, Jan. 13-16 at Pilgrim Pines.


Pilgrim Pines Camp and Conference Center Once Again Debt Free

Pilgrim Pines Camp and Conference Center Once Again Debt Free

Burning the Mortgage: Big Day at Pilgrim Pines


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