Tag Archives: General Synod

Bring Synod 32 Home!

Now that General Synod 32 is complete, plan an adult education series, new member class, confirmation study or church newsletter article using these resources: General Synod video FREE Exploring UCC Polity Resource Facilitator’s Guide General Synod 32 Resolutions Videos of … Continue reading

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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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DIVERSITY – Challenges and Opportunities

UCC folk have a nearly infinite range of opinions and convictions about everything.  Included on the list would be General Synod itself – our every-other-year denomination-wide gathering which convened on Friday, June 26 (in the past as you read, but … Continue reading

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Travel With Us in Prayer to Unexpected Places

As I write these words to you, staff, delegates, and visitors from the Iowa Conference are packing their bags or already on their way to the 30th General Synod of the United Church of Christ, meeting in Cleveland June 26-30.  … Continue reading

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That they may all be one

Earlier this summer I had the privilege of joining the Iowa delegation to the Twenty-Ninth General Synod of the United Church of Christ.  More than two-thousand delegates and visitors gathered in Long Beach, California to practice being church together.  If … Continue reading

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God’s Vision:__________________

How would you fill in the blank? In worship and in workshop, Synod invited those present to imagine God’s intentions for us and for God’s world. As always, General Synod becomes and leaves a kaleidoscope of experiences and impressions.  Worship … Continue reading

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