Response of 28th General Synod of the United Church of Christ to Palestine-Israel resolution
Much was accomplished in an experession of church that all should experience.
Final thoughts about Synod, and the diversity and dedication of the national church.
Synod is over now the covenant part starts.
Thoughts on Robert's Rules, Synod procedures, and trust.
Final thoughts on General Synod 28
We have all been sprinkled and blessed and sent out to do the work of the church until we meet again.
Celebrating freedom of religion and speech and the open conversation held at Synod.
Here are some things I have heard at Synod so far.
Ponderings on the democratic process
We have just affirmed the agreement on Baptism, here are some of my thoughts.
I haven't quite figured out whether the events of the day will call or lead us into independence, dependence or something else. But today, in our work, I have clearly heard a call for trust.
Flash Mobs, Flash Communion, Flashy Skies
What made me think i'd have lots of time to blog this experience? Finally, here's the first post!
Some happenings at GS 2011 for Frank.
Imagine every UCC church hosting an interfaith service of reconciliation on the 10th Anniversary of 9-11 .... Imagine the UCC committing to have every pastor serving our 5,000+ churches preach their reflections on the question: “Is Jesus the Only Way.” This would begin to fulfill one of the “big holy audacious goals” General Minister and President Geoffrey Black lifted up at MACUCC Annual Meeting and will (likely) lift up at Synod.
Pondering communications modes within the church.
Stared work on my resolution - and prayers for youth ministers
Nomination speeches, great preaching and worship get things started