Upcoming HEALTHY MINISTRY MODULES for FALL 2018 and Beyond

Upcoming HEALTHY MINISTRY MODULES for FALL 2018 and Beyond

Part of the ministerial covenant and oversight for authorized ministers in the UCC is to keep current on trainings for healthy boundary awareness in our relationships and ministry practice. In the Southwest Conference, we continue to “try out” our “Healthy Ministry Module” format for these trainings, in order to meet the various needs of clergy in our wide geography and diverse settings. The fall line-up for our Boundary Awareness Modules is now available.

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Called to Care

Called to Care

Called to Care is a resource which helps a church or other organization: 

  • develop a caregiving program

  • train caregivers

  • continue to develop and support the program and the caregivers

Caregiving may take many forms, and congregations or organizations may wish to organize some caregiving into programs to make them more helpful and effective.

We are offering three hub training locations.

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General Minister and President Renomination Process

General Minister and President Renomination Process

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.

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