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Instead of descending on Kansas City for their biennial General Synod, members of the United Church of Christ gathered virtually instead. Coming together from their homes, or perhaps in small groups from their local church, delegates conducted the business of…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: July 20, 2021, 2:57 pm

UCCConstitution&GS33LogoThe General Synod of the United Church of Christ voted July 18 to name the Alliance of Associate Conference Ministers in the UCC Bylaws. By approving a resolution brought by four UCC Conferences, the Synod recognized AACM as a “Self-Created…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: July 20, 2021, 12:49 pm

The United Church of Christ’s 33rd General Synod closed July 18 with a stirring worship service that looked back at tragic world events since the denomination’s last biennial gathering, with a call for a new vision for the future. Addressing…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: July 20, 2021, 11:58 am

A message to the United Church of Christ and the wider community: The United Church of Christ’s 33rd General Synod, held virtually this past week (July 11-18), considered and adopted a resolution (pending final ratification of General Synod minutes by…

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Author: UCC Leadership
Posted: July 19, 2021, 4:49 pm

The United Church of Christ “Special Edition” General Synod on Sunday evening approved a resolution decrying oppression of Palestinian people as a matter of faith, but not before a debate over whether calling that oppression “apartheid” and naming it a “sin” was…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: July 19, 2021, 4:28 pm

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