Spotlight

Data Hub now open for church Yearbook reports

Yep, it's that time again … time for all United Church of Christ churches to gather up their numbers and information and submit their reports for the 2019 UCC Yearbook! We're asking all churches in the Florida Conference to please submit their reports by no later than the end of the day on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The Data Hub will close, and churches will no longer be able to enter their reports after midnight on Wednesday, March 4. -> Get the details and step-by-step instructions here! ->

Florida Conference, churches raise Thanksgiving gift in 3-week campaign

The Florida Conference United Church of Christ and its congregations, with support from UCC Justice and Local Church Ministries, is giving a longtime partner a special gift this Thanksgiving. The faith groups, through a three-week fundraising campaign, will be providing more than $200,000 to the Immokalee Fair Housing Alliance, Inc., money to complete a land purchase the IFHA will use to provide sustainable housing to farmworker families in Immokalee, Fla.-> Read more! ->

Board approves $100,000 grant for affordable housing
The Florida Conference Board of Directors recently approved a grant of $100,000 to help purchase land in Immokalee for affordable housing for farm workers' families and challenged UCC churches and individuals to match its donation. To learn more, download Rev. Alan Coe's brief presentation from our recent Annual Gathering in Orlando -> as a pdf -> or -> as a Powerpoint slideshow -> and -> Donate today! ->
Email scam alert
Scammers have been targeting members of the United Church of Christ and The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with emails that appear to come from the denominations or their leaders recently. The fraudulent emails look very similar to those we send out regularly, using our logos and branding, and they may appear to come from Florida Conference staff members and/or what appear to be valid UCC email addresses. -> Read more! ->

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