Spotlight

Being Church in the time of COVID-19
In these challenging times, we felt it was more important than ever to share the good news of the United Church of Christ in Florida. This includes all the creative and significant ministries in which you were involved before so much changed mid-March and then what you did in response to what it means to be the church in the time of COVID-19. Please set aside some time to read about what has been taking place in our larger church family. -> Read Celebrate Florida now! ->
Updates from the Conference Minister
It's all very strange and sometimes surreal, this time we're in … preparing for the joy of Palm Sunday, the pain of the Passion, and the catharsis that comes with Easter … all in the midst of overwhelming uncertainties that accompany daily life in the COVID-19 crisis. -> Read more! ->
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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