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Beautiful, Diverse, Complicatedly Holy

A Reflection on General Synod 32 I stood at the back of the convention hall with a cup of coffee in hand. I watched people strolling in, chatting among themselves, then suddenly growing silent as they heard the music in … Continue reading

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Iowa Board to Take Action Following JAM Discussion

During our celebratory Joint Annual Meeting June 14-16  for the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ, we worshiped and learned together in the new Countryside Community Church UCC, part of the Tri-Faith Initiative in … Continue reading

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South Dakota UCC Hosts Global Mission Partner in August

The South Dakota Conference is pleased to host Michael Joseph in August. He has just completed a ministry in Columbia through the UCC/DOC Global Ministries and is available to share more about his experiences with local churches in the area.  … Continue reading

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Joint Annual Meeting by the Numbers

Fun recap of our inspiring Joint Annual Meeting in numbers. Continue reading

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Celebratory JAM Includes Budget Talks

During the first-ever joint annual meeting, the the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota conferences also held their annual business meetings that includes conversations about each conferences’ budgets. Each conference presented their final budget reports for 2018, current 2019 budgets, and proposed budgets for 2020. Continue reading

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