|New Church Development Overview|
Throughout the Southeast Conference, people have been longing for the witness and proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as it is known in and through the United Church of Christ. The UCC's commitment to inclusivity, its celebration of diversity, and its proclamation of a Gospel grounded in the call to social justice and peace are striking chords in many settings for new church starts.
In response we have developed a comprehensive system for developing new churches.
Some of the courses include:
The United Church of Christ is open and affirming. They are committed to building new congregations and equipping existing congregations to be communities of radical hospitality, proclaiming the good news that liberates, reconciles and renews in the name of Jesus Christ. Click HERE to listen to short video and here to Read More...
We welcome you to search the SEC Directory to find a church near your home and we hope you have a welcoming experience when you visit. “The Southeast Conference is the mission field for the church, a unique area with greatest possibility for growth,” states Rev. Timothy Downs, SEC Conference Minister.
The SEC believes in strengthening and growing churches, the conference and denomination by equipping churches and their leaders to do the work that God has called them to do. Our ministries enable the clergy, lay leaders, and their members to birth and maintain life-giving ministries within their specific communities. We provide ministry for members of all ages and continue to grow and strengthen ties with a variety of ministry partners. Read More...
The SEC offers a wide range of topics, programming and resources that may be helpful to pastors and church leaders seeking information and tools to meet their local church needs. Webinars, location based seminars, and other training events are provided with the sole purpose of teaching and training others on a larger basis. We are all life-long learners, eager to gain knowledge from one another's experiences. Together with our church partner “The Center for Progressive Renewal” we offer a wide range of opportunities. Read More...
|Headlines from the United Church of Christ|