Entries by Kathy Graves

New Ministry, New Look

When the Covid-19 pandemic canceled so many activities scheduled in 2020, the Outdoor Ministry of the Minnesota Conference United Church of Christ got busy reinventing, creating, and working with ecumenical partners.

Keep the Faith

Hebrews 11 reminds us that “faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Conference Minister Rev. Shari Prestemon shares a video message of faith in turbulent times. Read and listen to her words.

The Urgent Work of Racial Justice and Equity

Conference Minister Shari Prestemon joins her Conference Minister colleagues from across the UCC in calling the whole church to a time of prayerful self-reflection, brave conversation, and the urgent work of racial justice and equity in each of our congregations and communities

Answering the Call for Reparations

At its 2019 Annual Meeting, the Minnesota Conference voted to begin a process of reparations with approval of a resolution. The newly formed Amos Task Force has stepped into this work, choosing two Indigenous organizations for reparations funding.