United Church Mission

UCC Disaster Response Depends on Wider Mission Giving

Donald Remick

8/16/2016

Friends, A half dozen years ago New England had two back-to-back storms each of which dumped a foot of rain into our area. We became familiar with the work of helping families recover from flooded basements, homes, streets and lives. It was a long road as we partnered with other denominations and non-profits to clean out mud, reverse the growth of mold and return homes to livable condition.  As we watch the news of the floods in Louisiana, even with our memory of the impact here, it is hard to...


Is Your Church a United Church Mission (UCM) Church?

Jonathan New

9/9/2015

We’re happy to have welcomed 50 churches this year into United Church Mission (UCM) – the Conference’s new wider church funding system that we’re hoping will, in time, replace Fellowship Dues and OCWM Basic Support.  However, in this time of transition, there’s still some confusion about how a church becomes a UCM church. United Church Mission is entirely optional.    UCM has not been adopted by the Conference on behalf of all its churches and, therefore, will not be applied to churches ...


Board to Recommend United Church Mission Plan

Dawn Hammond

3/18/2014

Delegates of the 215th Annual Meeting will be asked to vote on the proposed United Church Mission. Learn more here.


United Church Mission proposal updated

Dawn Hammond

11/26/2013

The Finance Committee of the Board of Directors continues to receive feedback and questions about the proposed United Church Mission plan.  The proposal is likely to continue to evolve based on these conversations.  In order to minimize confusion,  Andy Gustafson and I have decided to blog periodically on the subject, as a way of keeping readers informed of the latest thinking of the Board and staff.


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Authors

Dawn Adams

John Allen

James Antal

Steven Aucella

Andrea Ayvazian

Kazimierz Bem

Margaret Bendroth

Rachel Bickford

Marisa Brown-Ludwig

The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

Sarah Buteux

Alison Buttrick Patton

Matthew Carriker

Bart Cochran

June Cooper

Lucy Costa

Brendan Curran

Joanne Dickey

Rev. Rob Donaldson

Matthew Emery

Robert Everett

Justine Fisler

Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager

Michael Frady

Kelly Gallagher

Marlene Gasdia-Cochrane

Thomas Gerstenlauer

Debbie Gline Allen

Martha Goodman

Cleo Graham

Sir John Hargrave

TJ Harper

Myriam Hernandez Jennings

John Hudson

Elena Huegel

Vicki Kemper

Debbie Kolacki

Rosemary Lamie

Kate Layzer

Barbara Libby

Amy Lignitz Harken

Mark Longhurst

Estelle Margarones

Elsa Marshall

Keith Marzilli Ericson

Debi Mastroni-Kenyon

Jessica McArdle

Fred Meade

Karen Methot

Kimberly Murphy

Liza Neal

Jonathan New

Brenda Nolan

Amelia Nugent

The Parish Paper

Lindsay Popper

Judith Raymond

Donald Remick

Ellie Richardson

Rev. Valeria Schmidt

Timoth Sylvia

Nancy Taylor

Sally Tomasetti

Tiffany Vail

Wendy Vander Hart

Todd Weir

John White