We Want Your Feedback: Sincerely, Access UCC

If you are not aware of the web-accessible resource known as Access UCC by now, you should be! Access UCC is the online digital version of the UCC Yearbook & Directory and more. With a one year subscription for only $19.99, you’ll have the ability to search for information on UCC churches, conferences, and ministers. In addition to search capabilities,…

What Ministers (Should) Expect in an ONA Denomination

This week’s post is written by Rev. Malcolm Himschoot who supports cross-conference infrastructure for Search and Call as the denomination’s Minister for Ministerial Transitions. He works with the Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization (MESA) Team in Cleveland. Once upon a time as a new ordinand, he was featured in the United Church of Christ-produced transgender-related…

On the Streets, In Schools and Prisons…..and Yes, in the Church: Meeting the Pastoral Needs of a Broad and Diverse World

This week’s post is written by Rev. Elizabeth Dilley of the Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization (MESA) Team within the UCC’s national setting.  Last week’s CARD blog focused on the clergy supply issue in the UCC. I read it with some surprise, because in the work of the Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization (MESA) ministry team…