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June 24, 2014
Inspirational Ideas KYP Top Story
If you have a great idea that can be shared successfully with congregations around the country and want to bring it to General Synod 30 in Cleveland, organizers are now taking applications for next summer's workshops. While General Synod 30 registration doesn't open until Sept. 8, 2014, the deadline for workshop applications is Aug. 1.
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Welcoming Movement
'The Welcoming Movement'
Join an interactive online screening of this PBS documentary featuring three UCC churches in Arizona, Minnesota and Washington, D.C. Pastor Oby Ballinger of Community UCC in St. Paul Park, Minn., and his husband Javen Swanson will be part of the discussion. Mark your calendars for June 26 at 9 p.m. ET. Learn more >>
It Screams Happy
The United Church of Christ is sponsoring a significant exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, after unearthing the centerpiece of the show from the national offices' archives. Read more >>
Reach Out to the Refugee
To mark World Refugee Day, June 20, the UCC Collaborative on Immigration is urging church members to take steps to support unaccompanied child migrants arriving at U.S. borders by the thousands. See how to help >>
'Hospitality: A Crucial Cup of Cold Water'
Hear UCC pastor and winner of the Dialog Institute's Peace Award, the Rev. Dan DeLeon, preach about extravagant welcome on the weekly radio program, Day1. "Unless we change our perspectives, unless we change the state of our hearts and minds about the strangers that our society beats down into vulnerable exhaustion, unless we are able to see others not as other but as beloved, then we cannot be about the mission of sharing the good news of forgiveness and healing, of justice and mercy, of righteousness and hope." Listen in >>
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