The Rev. Dr. John C. Dorhauer will complete a four-year term as General Minister and President on August 1, 2019. In the fall of 2018, The United Church of Christ Board of Directors (“UCCB”), the body responsible for nominating the General Minister and President to the General Synod, will receive a report regarding the Renomination of Rev. Dorhauer from its Renomination Committee. The UCCB must then decide whether to recommend Rev. Dorhauer to the 32nd General Synod for “call by election” to a second term.
Leaders of the New Mexico Faith Coalition for Immigrant Justice are joining together to plan a sustained plan for the next several months that not only highlight opportunities to engage in education, advocacy, and direct service needs, but how this issue of family separation and family detention is seen within the context of systemic problems and attacks on the immigrant community at all levels. The efforts that NMFCIJ is undertaking need thoughtful leadership from the affected community and from allies who prioritize centering those most directly affected.
Encanto Community Church is seeking to hire a full-time, on-site caretaker for church grounds and buildings. Job responsibilities include regular maintenance, grounds care, upkeep, security, and cleaning of the two and one-half acre property, as well as the Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall.