Reflections from UCC President Geoffrey Black

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April 1, 2014
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A BOLD PUBLIC VOICE
A much-needed Christian voice for justice, peace and inclusion of all people. That's the topic explored by the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black as the UCC general minister and president kicks off of a new monthly commentary series called "Reflections."
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