Hard working, flexible and creative. Those are a few descriptions of a dozen new leaders who have been chosen to join the United Church of Christ Board of Directors.
The General Synod Nominating Committee has announced 13 diverse and talented individuals, each unanimously selected to join the board and help guide the direction of the national setting into the future.
Theological reflections were such a popular and welcomed part of the United Church of Christ's 2013 General Synod in Long Beach that this year's General Synod organizers decided to continue the spiritual element in Cleveland—and they've added one extra voice. The Rev. Matthew Laney, the Rev. Robert Molsberry and the Rev. Nancy Rosas will serve as theological reflectors for this summer's gathering from June 26 to 30.
In many communities, the quest for justice is long; it takes a toll. While it is important to honor one's a heart to serve, we must also try to keep ourselves healthy so that we can remain in the struggle until the end.
Environmental advocates of the United Church of Christ are celebrating President Barack Obama's veto of legislation that would have approved construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the movement for equality for LGBT people, three outstanding leaders in the United Church of Christ will speak at the ONA Coalition's National Open and Affirming Gathering before General Synod 2015 in Cleveland.
The three speakers—Bishop Dwayne Royster, the Rev. Maritza Angulo de Gonzalez and the Rev. Edward Davis—will reflect on the growth of the ONA movement in the last three decades, and discuss the paths that lay ahead for LGBT equality in the church.
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