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Coaching4Clergy: Professional Coach Training - Part 1

Sunday, October 27 - Friday, November 1, 2019 Michigan Conference United Church of Christ5945 Park Lake RoadEast...


Planning for NYE 2020 (National Youth Event) is underway! Youth ages 12-22 UNITE! Purdue...

Immanuel UCC Scholarship

We encourage Members in Discernment who are Seminary students or taking multiple paths to ministry to apply for this...

Friends of the Conference 2018 Appeal


SAVE THE DATES ~ Annual Meeting 2019!

We are excited to announce that the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Michigan Conference United Church of Christ will take...

2018 Great Lakes Regional Youth Event

Our Church's Wider Mission

Our Church's Wider Mission is the primary funding source from Local Churches to Conferences, the National Setting and...


The Michigan Conference UCC is offering a unique opportunity to the first 10 churches to apply for Conflict...

United Church of Christ News

18 June 2019

Current News from the United Church of Christ
  • Delegates, visitors urged to test Synod app now, get key info.

    If you are headed to the United Church of Christ's General Synod in Milwaukee June 21-25, you are encouraged to load the official app to your smartphone or tablet before you leave. Available now at, it already has plenty of information you'll want to know.

  • Commentary: The Rise of Ghettos and Concentration Camps

    I traveled to the US/Mexico Border as another migrant caravan arrived this winter. I worked to identify particularly vulnerable persons such as unaccompanied minors, those with imminent threats on their life, those with life-threatening health concerns, and LGBTQ persons. 

  • Synod-goer avoids fossil fuels by sailing this time

    It won't be the first time Harold Beer has steered clear of fossil fuels on his way to a United Church of Christ General Synod. He biked to Synods twice. This time Beer and his wife, Marcia, UCC members from Michigan, will put in at Muskegon and sail their 27-floot sloop across Lake Michigan to to the 2019 Synod, meeting in Milwaukee June 21-25.

  • UCC loses Donna Ivy, a valued customer service voice

    Members of the United Church of Christ's national staff are in shock and grief after the tragic death of Donna Ivy, a customer service representative for UCC Resources. Ivy, 53, was found murdered in her Cleveland home early Thursday morning, June 13.

  • Churches come together in Missouri after wild weather

    A flooded sanctuary, a displaced pastor, a congregation scooping ice cream for disaster relief, and a church serving as a Red Cross Shelter – not to mention a new disaster coordinator trying to keep up as he organizes relief efforts in his community.

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