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No Future

Dennis Alger, former pastor of Gresham United Church of Christ (formerly Zion UCC), read his poem “No Future“ as part of the final worship service of the church. The members voted to close the church after 109 years of faithful ministry. A celebration of their history, and an affirmation of their

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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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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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UCC Matching Grants to Meet Critical Need for Church World Service School Kits

Following domestic and international disasters, the need to distribute specific material aid is often crucial to the recovery process. UCC Disaster Ministries, Conferences and congregations support these efforts by pre-assembling various types of Church World Service kits that are stored and can be shipped at a moment’s notice. UCC Disaster

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Central Pacific Conference will Ordain David Jacob on August 3rd, 2014

The Invited Church of Christ! Please consider yourselves welcome to celebrate and share in the Ordination of David Jacob!

The Why: Ministry is shaped by those who have come before and those around us now. Indeed, our lives are not our own; we are bound to one another in and through God’s love. It is a gift to walk this journey together. It would be a blessing to share this formal call into ministry with you, the United Church of Christ.

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Central Pacific Conference will Ordain Jeanne Randall-Bodman on Sept. 7th, 2014

Cedar Hills United Church of Christ is delighted to invite you to join in the ordination of Jeanne Randall-Bodman at 4pm on Sunday, September 7.  Clergy are invited to robe with festive colors and to process.  There will be a reception following the service. Jeanne has served as Youth Minister

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Job Opening: Program Coordinator – Bethel Congregational UCC, Beaverton

Please send your cover letter and resume to  Nancy Winston: winstonj@comcast.net.  The job application deadline is Monday, August 18.  Thank you for your interest! Part-Time Program Coordinator Job Description Title:  Part Time Temporary Program Coordinator Hours:  24 hours per week/Sunday morning included; temporary 10-month position September 2014 through June 2015

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Join the Annual Meeting Hospitality Team!

          Is hospitality one of your gifts that you enjoy sharing with others? If so, we’d love your help with hospitality-related activities during Annual Meeting. There are various opportunities for individuals or congregations to help: – Working the registration table, assisting people to check in – Helping

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