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General Synod affirms review of Manual on Church

The United Church of Christ’s General Synod has called for a review of “the processes for birthing, admitting, strengthening, revitalizing, and releasing congregations.” By a vote of 369 to 230 with 86 abstentions, the Synod in June asked the UCC Board to convene a working group “to produce a Manual …

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Michigan couple sails to General Synod

The power of the wind brought Harold and Marcia Beer on a “fast” slow trip to the United Church of Christ General Synod by sailboat. The members of Edgewood United Church, UCC, East Lansing, Mich., left Muskegon, Mich., in their 27-floot sloop on Thursday, June 20, and came across Lake Michigan to …

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Delegates and visitors offering gifts at General Synod

Of the many invitations delegates and visitors to the United Church of Christ General Synod received in advance of their meeting this week in Milwaukee, the most important may have been the invitation to give. A clothing and toiletries drive will benefit clients at three local social service agencies. The …

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