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Authorized Ministers' Retreat 
March 3-5, 2105
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“Get ready for a time of renewal, connection and reflection centered on the joys and challenges of ministry in an ever-changing 21st Century landscape at the Florida Conference Authorized Ministers' Retreat at Canterbury Retreat & Conference Center in Oviedo March 3-5. All authorized clergy (active or retired ordained, commissioned and licensed) are encouraged to attend.  You aren't going to want to miss this.Leaders will be Rev. Martin Copenhaver, renowned author and president of Andover Newton Theological Seminary, and Rev. Kathryn Mclean, BCC, spiritual director/advanced labyrinth facilitator. For details and more information, download the flyer here. Registration is available on the Florida Conference website.  Please register by February 23, 2015. Please click here to see the schedule.     Register HERE
                                     

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Conference extends an invitation to lead

The Florida Conference is seeking individuals with skills and a generous heart to fill open leadership positions.
This year, the Conference Nominating Committee is looking for applications/nominations of people interested in serving on the Board of Directors. With the restructuring of the bylaws, five positions are open in 2015.
If you are interested in filling or nominating someone to fill one of those positions, please download and complete one of the forms below. Completed forms may be emailed to Dyanne Edds atdae1105@aol.com or mailed to her at 443 Johnson Ave., Unit 302, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920. Mailed applications must be postmarked by March 15.
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Nominations sought for Peter L. Cheney Award

In 1998, The United Church of Christ in Florida established the Peter L. Cheney Award to commemorate Cheney's extraordinary and exemplary commitment to God through outstanding service as a layperson in the Florida Conference. The Conference is seeking the names and stories of lay persons who, through their life and service, demonstrate the characteristics epitomized by Cheney. Please follow the links below for additional information. Nominations should be submitted to Peter L. Cheney Award, United Church of Christ in Florida, 924 N. Magnolia Ave., Suite 250, Orlando, FL 32803, postmarked no later than March 13. The award will be presented to one recipient at the Spring Gathering in Coral Gables on May 2.
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Call for resolutions for Spring Gathering

The Board of Directors of the Florida Conference is calling for resolutions for the Spring Gathering May 2 in Coral Gables.
The Board welcomes resolutions from churches, ministry teams, groups and committees in our Conference community. Resolutions should reflect your issues of concern regarding the kinds of initiatives and commitments that you would like the Florida Conference to embrace. Please download the letter below for additional details.
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