This Sunday and This Week at UCG

This Sunday at UCG, the Open and Affirming Committee will lead our Pride Sunday service this Sunday, October 22nd.  Come and join us as we share in music, dance, and prayer.  Four members of our congregation will speak on the topic of Pride from their perspective, shedding light on generational,

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How to Help after Hurricane Harvey

From Rev. Alan Coe, UCC Florida Conference Disaster Response Coordinator We watch from our homes and ask the question, “How can I help?” The easiest and best answer for churches in the Florida Conference is to give monetarily through the denomination. The link for Hurricane Harvey donations is here, and

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A Just World for All

In response to the violent clashes between white supremacists and counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., that left a woman dead and 19 injured, the national leadership of the United Church of Christ issued this Pastoral Letter: Dear Members, Friends, Clergy, and Leaders of and within the United Church of Christ,

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Too Busy for an Angel

Below is a passage by Marchaé Grair from the book, Rise UP! : Spirituality for Resistance, edited by Vince Amlin, Marchaé Grair, Christina Villa. “Don not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:2 We

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General Synod, June 30-July 4, 2017

Every two years, General Synod brings together thousands of faithful members of the United Church of Christ for formal church witness, inspirational worship, and fellowship with friends (new and old). In June 2017, thousands from across the country (and abroad) will gather for General Synod 2017 at the Baltimore Convention

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Congrats to all Graduates!

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can’t get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you’re doing, but what you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself.

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Gainesville Peer Respite Launches Warmline Feb 1

Gainesville Peer Respite Launches Warmline Feb 1 Gainesville Peer Respite will be launching a peer support “Warmline” Feb 1 at 6pm for peers in need of emotional support. Initial Warmline hours will be Wednesday through Sunday from 6pm-6am, and will expand in March. Warmlines are a supplement to crisis hotlines,

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The Last Present Under the Tree

From the United Church of Christ Daily Devotional Series: Molly Baskette December 20, 2016 When the Lord restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then it was said among the nations, “The

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Flyers for Orlando

Last Sunday UCG and the greater community gathered to create flyers of support and love for Orlando. It was part of a project by artist Oliver Bendorf. Thanks to Kristen Angeline-Stone for organizing. Enjoy these beautiful flyers and visit Oliver’s website for downloadable PDFs https://oliverbendorf.org/orlando-flyers/

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