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CHURCH LIFE

We May Be Small in Number, but We Can Do Mighty Things… Advice for Small, Aging Churches from Someone Who’s Been There.  Resources from the workshop presented at the 2016 Annual Gathering.

We May Be Small in Number, but We Can Do Mighty Things… Advice for Small, Aging Churches from Someone Who’s Been There. Resources from the workshop presented at the 2016 Annual Gathering.

First Congregational UCC in Barstow found that selling their building freed them in several ways


UCC Core Mission Calls to Jewish Moderator in New Mexico

UCC Core Mission Calls to Jewish Moderator in New Mexico

Walking in the footsteps of fellow Jew Jesus.


Get Up!

Get Up!

Get Up! – Opening Worship Message, Annual Gathering 2016, June 3, 2016


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CHURCH VITALITY

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.


Ministry Teams:  Replicating the Church Purpose on a Personal Level

Ministry Teams: Replicating the Church Purpose on a Personal Level

Team ministry: organizing church life “nature’s way”


We’ve Gone Solar!

We’ve Gone Solar!

Caring for Creation: Accepting God’s Challenge


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SPIRITUAL SOJOURNING

Good Friday:  Shame and Worth

Good Friday: Shame and Worth

Revisiting the Good Friday Story


Tasting the Gifts of Lent and Easter Every Day

Tasting the Gifts of Lent and Easter Every Day

Throughout the year, throughout our lives: The Blessings of Lent and Easter


A Present-Day Epiphany Story

A Present-Day Epiphany Story

A young child’s search for God; a woman’s discoveries


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PERSPECTIVES

Humanity at its Best

Humanity at its Best

Exploring and defining what makes us more human


Why the United Church of Christ?

Why the United Church of Christ?

The United Church of Christ is releasing a survey today to the wider church, looking for input from every member of the denomination about a proposed UCC mission statement.


The South African Visitor

The South African Visitor

One Day in Atlanta: Behind the Scenes of History


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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

SCNC Women’s Retreat

SCNC Women’s Retreat

You are invited to a multi-congregational women’s retreat this October.


Save the Date!  IUCC’s 2nd Annual Faith & Works Conference

Save the Date! IUCC’s 2nd Annual Faith & Works Conference

Join the conversation, featuring author Justin Lee, September 23 & 24 at Irvine United Congregational Church.


Gospel Drag Festival at MCC/UCC

Gospel Drag Festival at MCC/UCC

Gospel Drag Festival at MCC/UCC in the Valley June 25. There will be raffles and adult snow cones available. Join the fun!


National Church Leadership Institute 2016

National Church Leadership Institute 2016

Scholarships available to UCC Clergy! August 9-10 in Atlanta, GA


Community Preparedness Seminar

Community Preparedness Seminar

Shaking It UP – Community Earthquake Preparedness Seminar June 18.


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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

Camp Nurses: a story and an invitation!

Camp Nurses: a story and an invitation!

We need three more volunteer camp nurses this summer; read a powerful testimony from one of our nurses


Openings for Summer Camp 2016 Leadership Positions

Openings for Summer Camp 2016 Leadership Positions

Positions available at this time for Summer Camp 2016 for all weeks of summer camp June 22-July 23, 2016


Christmas Shopping List Time? Don’t forget the Pilgrim Pines Campership Fund!!

Christmas Shopping List Time? Don’t forget the Pilgrim Pines Campership Fund!!

Your Outdoor Ministries Team invites you to think about giving an Alternative Christmas gift this year to the Pilgrim Pines Campership Fund.


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