The Thirty-first General Synod Nominating Committee is well into its work and the process of soliciting candidates for nomination and election as Moderator and Assistant Moderator of the General Synod. The nominations of these two individuals will come at the Nominating Committee’s April 20th meeting. The deadline for submission of nominees for Moderator and Assistant Moderator is April 6th.
Lombard Mennonite Peace Center: is again hosting its Mediation Skills Training Institute for Church Leaders. Conflict is normal and inevitable whether in the home, school, community, church or workplace. Leaders in all walks of life often have a responsibility to help others work through their conflicts.
The United Church of Christ was present in full loving force for nearly three hours of testimony at a public hearing Wednesday night, as the Santa Fe City Council unanimously voted to reaffirm and strengthen the city's welcoming of immigrants and refugees. More than 20 members came to the hearing, some getting into council chambers and others standing in the overflow in the hall, many wearing their green “Love God. Love Neighbor. Love Creation” T-shirts.