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CHURCH LIFE

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.


Revised and Updated:  Any Body, Every Body, Christ’s Body: A Guide for Congregations, Association, and Congregations for Becoming Accessible to All.

Revised and Updated: Any Body, Every Body, Christ’s Body: A Guide for Congregations, Association, and Congregations for Becoming Accessible to All.

The NEW Any Body, Every Body, Christ’s Body an A2A Guide


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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

30 Hour Famine

30 Hour Famine

First Congregational Church of Riverside invites all Southern California Nevada Conference youth to join in participating in the 2017 World Vision 30 Hour Famine.


PÓTSZILVESZTER! CELEBRATE the NEW YEAR!

PÓTSZILVESZTER! CELEBRATE the NEW YEAR!

Special Worship at 11 AM followed by NEW YEAR FESTIVITIES at the First Hungarian Reformed Church TODAY!


ANNUAL HILLCREST FESTIVAL OF FINE ARTS CELEBRATING 57th YEAR OF OUTSTANDING ART

ANNUAL HILLCREST FESTIVAL OF FINE ARTS CELEBRATING 57th YEAR OF OUTSTANDING ART

The Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts will be celebrating its 57th year of showcasing outstanding art on February 24, 25 and 26, 2017


Southland Symphony and Repertory Opera join forces for “An Exceptional Concert”

Southland Symphony and Repertory Opera join forces for “An Exceptional Concert”

This concert is part of a joint fundraising drive. Featured artists include mezzo-soprano LizBeth Lucca (ROC Artistic Director), violist Dr. Sylvia Lee Mann (SSO Music Director and Conductor), & pianist Brian Farrell (ROC Musical Director).


Reimagining Religion Conference at USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture

Reimagining Religion Conference at USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture

This conference will explore the era of religious flux and how local religious and irreligious communities are adapting. February 9.


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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

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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