In Memory of George Floyd: What Shall We Say as Church?

“Please. Please. I can’t breathe.” That desperate plea was among the last words spoken by George Floyd, a black man who was killed on Monday night at the corner of 38th and Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis.

Broadening Engagement with Youth and Young Adults

We are delighted to welcome three young people who are serving as Youth Engagement & Social Media Interns this summer. Read more about them and their plans.

Making Worship Work for People with Dementia

Music therapist and seminary student Claire Klein brings her knowledge, skills and passion to improving worship for people with dementia.

A Letter to the Governor from the Conference

Conference Minister Shari Prestemon offers thanks and addresses deep concerns about church re-openings in this open letter to Governor Walz.

Rev. Shari Prestemon Shares New Guidance for Re-Opening

We are shifting into yet another season of this pandemic, when once again we as churches must make critical decisions about how we will move forward given evolving information and circumstances. As we await further guidelines from the Governor, Conference Minister Shari Prestemon shares guidance for UCC congregations.

Online June 13 Annual Meeting

Given the Covid-19 crisis, the Board of Directors has cancelled this year's in-person Annual Meeting. A short, virtual meeting for voting delegates only will instead be held on June 13 from 10 am to noon via Zoom to attend to essential business of the Conference.

Board of Directors Announces Pandemic Relief Loan Program for Churches

A pandemic relief loan fund will provide critical financing for congregations suffering a short-term financial crisis during this pandemic.

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the McMahills’ Ordination

Fifty years ago, Rev. David McMahill and Rev. Jane Adkisson McMahill embarked upon remarkable careers in ministry. Read about their journey as the UCC celebrates the 50th anniversary of their ordination.