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Contains all posts associated with the 2014 CPC Annual Meeting in Pendleton, Sept 26-28, 2014

Experience CPC Annual Meeting

The 2014 CPC Annual Meeting was held on September 26-28, 2014 in Pendleton OR. We had record participation this year!  Here are some ways to experience Annual Meeting again… or for the first time. A gallery of photos taken throughout the weekend can be viewed on the 2014 CPC Annual Meeting

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Using Systems-Thinking to Take Action on the Climate Crisis

By Diane Rheos Hosting a conversation about how people of faith can take action on the climate crisis can seem overwhelming. The goal of the CPCUCC Annual Meeting; Time to Lead, Call to Action in Climate Crisis, was to call those attending to action, provide some ideas about how to

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Annual Meeting – Everything You Need to Know

Find everything you need to know to prepare for and attend this year’s CPC Annual Meeting in Pendleton, OR on September 26-28. Please visit this CPC Annual Meeting Blog page and the Facebook Page. Go to one of two places on the web to download Annual Meeting documents – Google Drive and Dropbox.

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Register! Early Registration ends Sept. 12

In keeping with our commitment to be as paperless as possible, the only way to register for the 2014 CPC Annual Meeting is via our online registration system. Please remember… the registration fee goes from $94 to $110 after September 12. So register TODAY! Click HERE to register. Please note, if you will need

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EcoVillage, camping, art, open mic, scholarships set for youth attending Pendleton Annual Meeting

An EcoVillage campout awaits youth who attend this year’s Annual Meeting. The EcoVillage will be part activity center, part hangout, featuring a mission project, art created out of recycled objects, music jamming, and a workshop where youth can hammer out leadership roles for climate advocacy. Click HERE to read the full

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Annual Meeting – Everything you need to know

Find everything you need about this year’s CPC Annual Meeting in Pendleton, OR, September 26-28 on the CPC Annual Meeting Blog page and Facebook Page. A personal invitation to attend Annual Meeting from Walter John. See you in Pendleton!

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More Scoop about Annual Meeting…

Some handy links for Annual Meeting planning and preparation… Annual Meeting Online Registration is OPEN Workshops list is Final Dr. Larry Rasmussen, keynote speaker Annual Meeting documents – resolutions, bylaw changes, meeting schedules, clergy compensation guideline, etc. Download from Google Drive or Dropbox. Lodging options in Pendleton EcoVillage! Annual Meeting Facebook Page Recycled

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Bring some dirt with you to Pendleton!

Your Annual Meeting Worship Committee would like to create an earth-based altar for our Sunday morning worship and hopes that you will help us. When you make the trip to Pendleton, bring a sampling of earth or rocks or plants from your home town:  something that represents where your church

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Get Your “Speak Out” Ready!

Want to promote a favorite event or cause with a “SpeakOut” during Annual Meeting this year? This year there’s a CHANGE in how Speak Outs will be handled.  Rather than one-time slot at the start of a plenary, we’ll be video recording Speak Outs on Friday afternoon, September 26th, and playing them

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Only 35 Days until Annual Meeting!

September 26-28, 2014 in Pendleton, OR How does being church need to change in order to meet the ecological and theological emergency that the climate crisis poses to humanity? What are our churches called upon to be and do in this world in which our own actions threaten our survival and the

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Register! Online Registration is Open

Online registration for the 2014 CPC Annual Meeting is now up and running. We want to be as paperless as we can in all our activities for Annual Meeting, so please register online. Click HERE to Register. The cost of attending Annual Meeting this year is: $94.00 – Adult Registration

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Dr. Larry Rasmussen – Our Keynote Speaker

Our keynote speaker this year is Dr. Larry Rasmussen. Dr. Rasmussen is one of the foremost Christian ecological ethicists. His keynote address at Annual Meeting is titled Time to Lead: From Social Justice to Creation Justice. Dr. Rasmussen was the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in the

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First Packet of Annual Meeting Documents Now Available

On August 11th, the first packet of key documents for Annual Meeting was mailed out to all CPC churches by Debbie Jacober in the conference office. Contents included: Cover letter with official Notice of the 2014 CPC Annual Meeting, Notice and Resolution Timing, and meeting description and schedule. Bylaws of the

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Workshops!

This year’s Annual Meeting will feature over 30 workshops with a wide array of excellent topics. There are three (3) different 1-hour time slots in the meeting schedule for workshops on Saturday, September 27th. CLICK HERE for the complete list of workshops including presenters and descriptions. Here’s the list of workshop titles:

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Recycled Item Art Roundup

At this year’s CPC conference, we all have an opportunity to brighten our meeting space. We need original art relating to our beautiful earth and/or relating to the effects of climate change.   AND… we are also calling for art made of items that are destined for the dumpster.  What

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Saturday Night Open Mic

This year at the 2014 CPC Annual Meeting, some of our youth delegation will be hosting an Open Mic evening for us. Along with sharing their own music, poetry, and inspiring bits of information, they will be inviting others to sign up as well to share on the topic of Responding to the

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Lodging Options for Annual Meeting

There are a variety of lodging options in Pendleton. CLICK HERE for a list. We have made arrangements with two hotels for group rates, there are several budget-rate motels, and you can bring your RV or tent if you like and camp on the convention center grounds. There are also

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LCM Grants Support Annual Meeting Participation

The CPC Local Church Ministries (LCM) Team is able to offer a limited number of grants (up to $200 per person) to assist with registration, travel, and/or lodging expenses for CPC members who wish to attend the Annual Meeting in Pendleton from September 26-28, 2014. If you would like to

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Request Organizational Display Space at Annual Meeting

Again this year, there is space available in the meeting hall for displaying the work of your organization, ministry or agency. Each display space is 6 feet by 3 feet. Since space is limited, CLICK HERE to reserve your space.

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Is Your Congregation Green? Got Photos or Video?

Is your congregation committed to being green in all that you do? Do you have intentional ministries for care of creation and eco-justice? Have you caught folks in your congregation in the act of fulfilling these ministries in photos or video? Then, please send your photos to Gayle Dee at gayle@corvallisucc.org.

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