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CHURCH LIFE

KidzBeat

KidzBeat

A successful after-school arts program for children in grades one through six sponsored by the Faith Formation Team of the United Church of Christ and Trinity United Church of Christ, Canton, Ohio.


“Express Yourself” LGBTQ Conference

“Express Yourself” LGBTQ Conference

First Congregational Church of Santa Barbara’s inspiring LGBTQ community gathering.


UCC pastor part of a push and a prayer to end fracking in California

UCC pastor part of a push and a prayer to end fracking in California

Rev. Laurie Manning of Oakland California’s Skyline UCC calls for a moratorium on fracking.


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CHURCH VITALITY

Irvine United Congregational Church Seeks Adult Education Ministry Director

Irvine United Congregational Church Seeks Adult Education Ministry Director

Irvine United Congregational Church (IUCC) is seeking a part-time Adult Education Ministry Director.


Associate Conference Minister Position Open

Associate Conference Minister Position Open

The SCNC Board of Directors has approved the opening of a part-time Associate Conference Minister position for 2016.


Extravagant Welcome

Extravagant Welcome

Pastor Douša explores the concept of expanding the church’s extravagant welcome.


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SPIRITUAL SOJOURNING

A Present-Day Epiphany Story

A Present-Day Epiphany Story

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


Thin Place, Deep Water

Thin Place, Deep Water

Take a deep breath and plunge: practicing Epiphany.


Living in the Divine Presence

Living in the Divine Presence

Life in God’s presence: Many steps, many ways


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PERSPECTIVES

Terror Tension:  Guns in Church

Terror Tension: Guns in Church

Physical safety in a time of terrorism: church vulnerability


Looking for God in the Classroom

Looking for God in the Classroom

“They’ve taken God out of the classroom!” Look again.


The Crescent and the Cross:  A Christian Response to Islamophobia

The Crescent and the Cross: A Christian Response to Islamophobia

Building bridges of understanding


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ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

San Diego UCC Partnership Churches’ Lenten Schedule, 2016

San Diego UCC Partnership Churches’ Lenten Schedule, 2016

We will sing. We will study. We will pray. Together.


PSR 2016-17 Changemaker Fellowship Applications Now Available

PSR 2016-17 Changemaker Fellowship Applications Now Available

Pacific School of Religion (PSR) is now accepting applications for our 2016-17 Changemaker Fellows Program!


Faith Community Local Organizing for Trade Justice

Faith Community Local Organizing for Trade Justice

Faith Communities opposition to the Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement


National Youth Event 2016

National Youth Event 2016

Important! Are you thinking about sending a group of youth to the National Youth Event this summer ?


Chapman University’s Founders Day

Chapman University’s Founders Day

Chapman University will hold our 33nd Annual Founders Day, March 11-12, 2016.


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ECUMENICAL & INTERRELIGIOUS

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


ECUMENICAL AND INTERFAITH RELATIONS  — September

ECUMENICAL AND INTERFAITH RELATIONS — September

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

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.


First Annual IT’S A SPRING THING! Spring Adult Camp

First Annual IT’S A SPRING THING! Spring Adult Camp

Pilgrim Pines and the Outdoor Ministry Team invite you all to the first annual IT’S A SPRING THING! Spring Adult Camp April 8-10


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