A Holy Joe's salute on Veteran's Day

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November 11, 2014
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HOLY JOE'S SOOTHES THE SOUL
A simple gesture of support goes a long way. On Veterans Day, see how a volunteer coffee ministry is touching the lives of U.S. military personnel around the world with the assistance of the UCC. Read more
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I Have a Place
Loey P. continues to celebrate her spiritual home. She was despondent about finding a career in pastoral ministry until the UCC nurtured the leader she knew she could be. Watch the video >>
Marking UCC History in Ohio
A historical plaque now marks the spot where the United Church of Christ made history with the Rev. Antoinette Brown, after an inspirational day for women in ministry. Read more >>
Wake Up and Believe
On Sunday, Nov. 16, listen to the senior pastor of one of Chicago's fastest growing churches on "Day 1." The Rev. Ozzie E. Smith Jr., of Covenant United Church of Christ in South Holland, Ill., will preach about Paul's wake-up call to the church in Thessalonica, where believers are urged to stay the course, stay with Christ, and stay in the light. Tune in >>
Cleveland Rocks—and So Do You!
Calling all UCC youth and young adults! Join us for Youth @ General Synod 2015, to share how we all find God in Unexpected Places. Registration now open! >>
Till the Soil, Shape the Vision
Do you feel called to plant a new progressive church, but don't know where to begin?  Try Church Planting 1.0, a five-week online course led by founding pastors who can share their successful ideas and suggestions on where to start. Learn more >>
A Vacation for Veterans
Star Island, New England’s summer island home to family programs just off the coast of New Hampshire, is showing support for our nation’s veterans in a vacation raffle that opens today. Any United States military veteran is invited to enter for a weeklong stay on Star Island during the 2015 summer season. Learn more >>
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