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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

Why I Stay:  A Prayer

Why I Stay: A Prayer

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


Where now?

Where now?

Listening, loving, acting in the aftermath of the election


Pastoral Letter to a United Church in a Divided Country

Pastoral Letter to a United Church in a Divided Country

“May it be our love of, our welcome to, and our justice for all that unites us.”


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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Connect Renew: A Convocation for Youth Workers

Connect Renew: A Convocation for Youth Workers

A conference sponsored youth leader training event will be held at FCC Long Beach on March 4, 2017.


Christian Fellowship Congregational Church of San Diego, UCC Accessible to All, Open and Affirming You are welcome here!

Christian Fellowship Congregational Church of San Diego, UCC Accessible to All, Open and Affirming You are welcome here!

The Christian Fellowship Inclusion Team combined the two designations, Open and Affirming and Accessible to All to encompass inclusion of all of God’s children.


WISE Congregations for Mental Health Conference

WISE Congregations for Mental Health Conference

UCC Mental Health Network is Sponsoring two WISE Conferences on Mental Health this year, one on March 31 in Omaha and the second one on October 20 in Venice, FL


General Synod – February update

General Synod – February update

General Synod 31 will be held June 30 through July 4 at the Baltimore Convention Center,


UCC Musicians Association National Biennial Conference

UCC Musicians Association National Biennial Conference

Empowering Musicians, Transforming Communities – UCCMA Boston July 9-12


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ECUMENICAL & INTERRELIGIOUS

Ecumenical Interfaith Relations Committee workshop coming in April-Save The Date

Ecumenical Interfaith Relations Committee workshop coming in April-Save The Date

What Muslims, Jews, and Christians hold in common…an interfaith response to a resurgence of racial and religious intolerance.


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.


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OUTDOOR MINISTRIES

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


Registrar Opening at Pilgrim Pines Camp

Registrar Opening at Pilgrim Pines Camp

The Southern California Nevada Conference of the United Church of Christ is seeking a Registrar for Pilgrim Pines Summer Camp and other year-round Outdoor Ministry and Youth Ministry events.


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