More than 225 delegates and visitors attended last Sunday’s Fall Conference Meeting at Ursinus College, which is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year. We honored our historic ties with the college by opening the meeting with a welcome and invocation by College Chaplain Rev. Terri Ofori. Delegates passed the 2020 spending plan, committed to further […]
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This article was written comes from Billi Charron, Outreach Coordinator at Old First Reformed Church. If your church would like to share information on one of its ministries here, please contact Brea Rarick: email@example.com. Old First UCC has been offering a ministry to the homeless by way of homeless shelter for 35+ years. […]
Carversville United Church of Christ recently began trying a new monthly jazz vespers service. The first service in their three-month trial run was held in October. Additional events are scheduled for Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 at 5:30p at the church: 3736 AquetongRd., Carversville. Read more about the services below. If you’re a jazz enthusiast […]
In 2015, the General Synod (General Synod 30) voted in response to climate change, to call for the complete elimination of fossil fuels for energy by 2040. The final wording of the resolution was this, “be it finally resolved that it is our belief that the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is among […]
Helping Hands is a humanitarian program that reunites unaccompanied youth from Central America with family that already resides in the USA. Bethany Children’s Home provides them with a safe place to live and grow until they are reunited with their families. They are currently in need of the items listed below, as many of the […]
The Pennsylvania Southeast Conference and the Penn Northeast Conference, in cooperation with the UCC Disaster Ministries, are jointly participating with the Iglesia Evangelica Unida de Puerto Rico (IEUPR) in the Puerto Rican recovery effort. The first trip is from April 28 to May 4. The second is from May 12-18. The trips are being led by Penn Northeast […]
Lancaster Theological Seminary is launching the new Ministerial Institute of the Pennsylvania Academy of Ministry that will offer a new, non-degree program to prepare people for ministerial leadership. The Ministerial Institute’s three-year program includes online classes plus an on-campus summer session for one week each year. The Seminary is accepting applications for the first summer […]
Supported in part by a New Ministries Grant, St. Andrew’s UCC in Perkasie, has partnered with the Philadelphia Department of Veterans Affairs to set up Community Clergy Training events at sites throughout Pennsylvania Southeast Conference. The Community Clergy Training program is a program of the Veterans Administration to resource pastors. The trainer will be Rev. […]
UCC Disaster Ministries has been hard at work in 2018 The year 2018 has kept UCC Disaster Ministries very, very busy across our country and around the word. Here is a brief summary of this work. For details click here. Funds totaling nearly $443,000 were released in September, October and November and included: $258,000 for Hurricane Maria recovery in […]
A new Community of Practice, focusing on Christian spirituality and direction, begins in January! Through experiential learning, the group will reclaim a tradition of spiritual practices and disciplines, ones maintained within some Christian faith traditions, yet less so among mainline Protestants (since the Reformation, we’ve largely been stuck in our heads!). In addition, there will be […]