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Minnesota Conference Traveling to Israel-Palestine in 2017

Have you always wanted to “walk where Jesus walked”?  Do the complexities of the situation in Israel-Palestine interest you?  Do you long to experience the region that is the cradle of three Abrahamic faiths…Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? The Minnesota Conference of the UCC is organizing a study tour to Israel-Palestine for January 9 – 20,… Read more »

OCWM Makes Many Things Possible

Why Support Our Church’s Wider Mission? This month at the Minnesota Conference United Church of Christ, there have been numerous happenings that give us reason to support Our Church’s Wider Mission (OCWM). When you think about whether your church can afford to make a pledge or contribution to OCWM, please consider all that the Minnesota… Read more »

Living the Sacred Trust: Boundary and Ethics Training

Gain a positive framework and tools to help you negotiate and navigate the increasingly permeable boundaries in parish life as well as our society as a whole so that you can acquire and maintain the trust needed to effectively lead in your ministry setting. This training satisfies the requirements of the Minnesota Conference Committee on… Read more »

We Are All Children of God

– from Rev. Dick Fylling, Annual Meeting Planning Work Group I was thinking about our Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Conference late one night last week and its theme – Going Deeper: Trusting in Sacred Covenant . At that gathering, we will be examining the issue of racism and how it affects all of us… 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 »

A note from the Conference Minister

Dear Minnesota Conference family, One thing that has become abundantly clear to me in my time as your Conference Minister thus far is that all of us are longing for relationships across the Conference that are deep and genuine. You want to know your Conference staff, and we want to know you. We long to… Read more »