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From Darkness, by the Rev. Sidat Balgobin
News and Announcements
Simsbury Member Selected As Global Mission InternSIMSBURY -- Nathaniel Bailey, a member of First Church of Christ in Simsbury, has been selected as one of five young people to serve as a Global Mission Intern (GMI) this year. The Global Mission Intern program, a joint effort between the United Church of Christ (UCC) and Disciples of Christ (DoC), is designed specifically for young adults who are interested in missionary service and have recently completed college. 08/25/2014
CT Conference Sends Delegates to FergusonHARTFORD -- The CT Conference is sending two delegates to Ferguson, MO, to engage in a "ministry of presence." In an announcement Wednesday, Conference Minister, the Rev. Kent J. Siladi, stated that the Rev. Alison Buttrick-Patton, pastor of Saugatuck Congregational Church of Westport, and the Rev. Da Vita McCallister, Associate Conference Minister for Youth and Young Adult Ministries, will travel to Missouri this weekend and meet with clergy and lay leaders in Ferguson and the surrounding communities. 08/21/2014
Lake Reflections: Co-ChaplainsSHARON -- I've been bringing my daughter, Izabel, with me to Silver Lake since she was an infant. Now, nearly 6 years old, she has been on several retreats, a handful of day visits, and has spent 3 weeks with me there as I served as chaplain. Let me correct myself: during our week last year, Izabel informed me that we are both chaplains, and so now we serve as co-chaplains. 08/19/2014
UCC General Minister and President Announces RetirementCLEVELAND -- In a letter circulated last Thursday, the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, UCC General Minister and President, announced his intention to retire next June at the conclusion of the 30th General Synod. Black will have served as the GMP for 6 years upon his retirement. 08/18/2014
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Pre-Annual Meeting HearingSept. 13, 10:00 am -- In an effort to allow more time for the spirit...
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Just and Holy FoodSep. 14, 1:00 - 6:00 pm -- This conference will offer the opportunity for faith-based and secular...
Pre-Annual Meeting HearingSept. 14, 3:00 pm -- In an effort to allow more time for the spirit...
Pre-Annual Meeting HearingSept. 17, 7:00 pm -- In an effort to allow more time for the spirit...
Turtulia 2014: I'm Hispanic, I'm UCCSept. 26, 6:00-10:00pm; Sept. 27, 9:00am - 3:00pm -- An intimate, transparent, open & honest discussion about Immigration: Justice...
Day by Day: A Women's RetreatSept. 27, 8:30 am -- Day by Day-do not lose heart...inwardly we are being renewed-day...
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