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Reflections from Damascus Project Participants

The Damascus Project's fall courses—Leadership Skills, Faith Foundations, and Being a Faith Change Agent—drew people from a range of professions, church settings, and even locations around the country. Here are a few of their stories.

Bringing Generations Together to Address Racial Justice

Rev. Hannah Campbell Gustafson, Associate Chaplain for Christian and Interfaith Life at Carleton College, discusses the launch of intergenerational conversations on white privilege, co-facilitated with leaders from Northfield First United Church of Christ.

Two Things We Know With Utter Clarity

On this day after our state and national elections, I write to all of you profoundly aware of how exhausted and anxious we are as a country and as a community of UCC churches in Minnesota … There is a lot we don’t know right now, much we can’t predict, but today I offer two things we do know with utter clarity.

What is Happening with our Immigrant Brothers and Sisters?

Check out the recording of he Minnesota Conference UCC Immigration Team's October 26 conversation with Hanne Sandison from The Advocates for Human Rights and Julio Zelaya from the ACLU.

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.
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