News Category: Conference

Why I support Our Church’s Wider Mission

Mary Caroline Henry is a member of First United Church of Christ in Northfield, and she is also a member of the Our Church’s Wider Mission (OCWM) Subcommittee. Feeling passionate about why church members need to support OCWM, Mary talks about her personal beliefs and commitment that transcends giving beyond her church’s stewardship campaign. While… Read more »

Tomorrow is Give to the Max Day!

Please remember to “Give to the Max” tomorrow on our givemn.org page. Give to the Max is the day when Minnesotans come together to raise as much money as possible for nonprofits in 24 hours. The Minnesota Conference has been hard at work in the last year, and your donations have made a difference! We… Read more »

8 more days!

Just eight more days until Give to the Max Day! Make your pledge to support the Minnesota Conference today! Please visit our Give to the Max page to read over how your donation is hard at work. We have some inspiring stories to share with you of how we are fulfilling our mission, upholding our… Read more »

November 2014 Board of Directors Report

The most recent Board of Directors meeting was hosted by the Congregational Church UCC in Rochester on November 1, 2014. Our meeting began with a welcome from this church’s pastor, the Rev. Dr. Teresa Roberts. Conference Minister, Rev. Shari Prestemon presented a review of the Ackley Consulting report on a potential campaign for the Minnesota… Read more »

Give to the Max Day is coming!

Mark Your Calendars for November 13th, and remember the Minnesota Conference United Church of Christ on Give to the Max Day! We have some inspiring stories to share with you that demonstrate how we are fulfilling our mission, upholding our core values, transforming lives, advocating for justice and fostering faith formation. So, please, take a… Read more »

Transformational Learning

One UCC pastor came back to the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches (GMCC) to do Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) after years in ministry because he wanted to increase his skills in offering pastoral care to people struggling with addiction and living into recovery and sobriety. He had been mentoring an ex-offender who was living the… Read more »

Daoud Nassar, Palestinian Christian: Steadfast Witness

Daoud Nassar, Palestinian Christian Fall 2014 US Tour: Steadfast Witness Please join us for a presentation by Daoud Nassar, a Palestinian Christian farmer whose family works its 100-acre farm and orchard just outside the town of Bethlehem. It is on this farm that the family members strive to maintain a haven of peace and brother/sisterhood… Read more »

PARABLES: An Inspiring Model of Ministry

The National Office of the UCC has chosen the PARABLES Worship Service at Wayzata Community Church as an “Inspiring Model of Ministry” for churches across the country! To celebrate this honor, on Sunday, October 26th, WCC, the National Office and the Minnesota Conference of the UCC will be hosting a day long event inviting pastors,… Read more »