A New Kind of House Church

My home church goes Christmas caroling on the third Sunday in Advent each year. The participating carolers gather at the church, divide up into smaller groups that fit into 2 or 3 vehicles and they head out to sing joy into the darkness of December. They visit the oldest members of the congregation, those who…

Licensed Ministry According to Licensed Ministers and Conference Staff: Survey Results, Part One

This week’s post is written by Rev. Elizabeth Dilley who serves as Minister for Ministers of the Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization (MESA) Team within the UCC’s national setting.  In the summer of 2017, the Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization (MESA) Ministry Team and the Habakkak Group sent a survey to all Licensed Ministers listed in…