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CHURCH LIFE

Take a First Step in your Church for Earthcare

Take a First Step in your Church for Earthcare

Celebrate the Season of Creation: Resources for your Church


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.


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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

UCC Worship in the Park

UCC Worship in the Park

About 100 UCC’ers will be participating in Worship in the Park. You and/or your church are more than welcome to participate also! September 25 at Griffith Park.


Updates from Pilgrim Pines

Updates from Pilgrim Pines

Registration for our Fall Fun for All Event is open!


Speaker Series at Claremont United Church of Christ

Speaker Series at Claremont United Church of Christ

Hans Johnson will discuss the statewide ban on throwaway plastic bags. September 4.


Changing Church Workshop in Laguna Beach

Changing Church Workshop in Laguna Beach

Workshop leader and coach Mary Scifres offers practical tools for managing change and guiding our churches into new ventures. October 1.


SCNC Women’s Retreat

SCNC Women’s Retreat

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


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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

The Peace of Pilgrim Pines

The Peace of Pilgrim Pines

The Power of Peace, Pilgrim Pines Style


Updates from Pilgrim Pines

Updates from Pilgrim Pines

Registration for our Fall Fun for All Event is open!


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


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