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Conference Minister Shari Prestemon offers thanks and addresses deep concerns about church re-openings in this open letter to Governor Walz.
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.
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.
A pandemic relief loan fund will provide critical financing for congregations suffering a short-term financial crisis during this pandemic.
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.
When Union Congregational UCC in Hackensack invited Rev. Torri Vande Zande to interview for its open clergy position back in November 2018, the committee had one pressing question: “Will your dog Caesar be joining you?”
Applications are now being received for grant awards to Minnesota Conference congregations and authorized ministers. Grants will be awarded in three categories.
The Minnesota Conference Board of Directors approved a plan to make three grant opportunities available to clergy and congregations to deal with challenges of COVID-19 and to strengthen churches and clergy beyond the pandemic.
I give thanks again and again for your faithfulness, perseverance, and creativity in this unimaginable time. You have met this moment with wisdom and an inspiring can-do attitude. I urge patience and ask us to persist in our physical distancing and widespread precautions.
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