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Email invitation to fake 'worship service' may contain dangerous links
Scammers are again targeting members of Florida Conference churches, this time with a calendar invitation sent via email from a compromised gmail account. The invitation is for a "FL Conference Worship Service @ Sun Jan 10, 2021 10am - 2pm (EST)". There is no such service, and the links in the email invitation likely lead to viruses, malware or attempts at identity theft or fraud. If you received this email, please disregard it and do not accept the invitation or click on any links in it. If you already have, you should run anti-virus or malware scans on the computers or devices from which you accepted the invitation or clicked the links. You should also delete the item from your calendar.

West Palm Beach pastor among those impressed by King's granddaughter's words
Amid the dozens of distinguished speakers who addressed a march and rally in the nation's capital Friday, Aug. 28, it was a 12-year-old who caught the ear of two United Church of Christ ministers who were participating — one in person, the other online. That speaker was Yolanda Renee King, granddaughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. She spoke from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during "Commitment March: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks," organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton and his National Action Network-> Read more ! >
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! ->
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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