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Analysis: The Amazon synod and the English language

Vatican City, Jul 4, 2019 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Three months from now, the bishops of the Amazonian region will meet for a regional synod that has already garnered international attention. The synod is controversial because it has become to some theologians and Churchmen a kind of “proving ground” for …

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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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Songwriter shares spirituality of Synod experience though music

A painter, a poet, and a musician. The third theological reflector of the UCC Milwaukee General Synod, Sandra Champion, creatively shared her perspective on the experience by composing two original musical compositions. Champion, Director of Music Programs and an Instructor in the Digital Sound Design program at Dakota State University, …

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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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