Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The 411 Church Stuff Feed Your Spirit News Change the World Connect Buy It December 15, 2009 A CHRISTMAS LETTER FROM REV. BLACK United Church of Christ General Minister and President Geoffrey A. Black sends a message of thanks, holy anticipation and joy this holiday season. 'TIS THE SEASON - GIVE GENEROUSLY Share your joy with a gift to the Christmas Fund and those who serve the church. GIVE A UNIQUE GIFT THIS SEASON Stillspeaking sterling silver "Comma" earrings express our UCC identity and celebrates that God is still speaking! ADVENT FREE-FOR-ALL Want a keepsake of the UCC 50th anniversary celebration? Get your free DVD! LIVING THROUGH TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMESWhat changes are you seeing in your community? RAISING HEALTHY KIDS IN A COMMERCIAL AGEJoin the effort to reduce junk food advertising. LEAD BY EXAMPLE World leaders meeting in Copenhagen are crafting a new treaty to reduce global carbon pollution. Encourage the U.S. to lead. Establish strict guidelines and demand effective means of adaptation for people suffering the effects of climate change. UNITED CHURCH NEWS Trailblazing theological educator dies at 88 Otis Young, evangelist and pioneering communicator, dies at 78 AROUND THE UCC Pennsylvania volunteers build replacement for man's home New York church rises again Group wants action on educational programming complaints South Dakota pastor gives away $1,100 Yankton College's spirit lives on ECUMENICAL NEWS More U.S. Christians mix in 'Eastern,' New Age beliefs The uncertain future of mainline ChristianityClergy back abortion care in health care reform Add to your site. DAVID'S STORY WEEKLY SEEDS Moving with Mary's song. DAILY DEVOTIONAL The peaceable kingdom. GET IT FAST Scriptures for this coming Sunday. MAKING CONNECTIONS Become a UCC fan on facebook! Send this e-mail to a friend You are subscribed to ucc.org and have received this e-mail as per your settings. UNSUBSCRIBE | CONTACT SUPPORT | YOUR SETTINGS | SEND TO A FRIEND Copyright © 2008 UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 700 Prospect Ave., Cleveland OH 44115; PH 866/822-8224.