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Just Peace in a Southern Context
Just Peace logoThe Florida Conference of the UCC, in cooperation with the Southern, Southeast and South Central Conferences along with Justice and Local Church Ministries, invites you to join us for “Just Peace in a Southern Context” on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This virtual event will offer a historical overview, theological grounding, and current examples of why being a Just Peace Church matters today. Guest Speakers will include Rev. Dr. Susan Thistlethwaite, Rev. Geoffrey Black, Sandra Sorensen, and others. The UCC Washington Office and members of the UCC Just Peace Network will share examples of how together we can bring hope for a more just and peaceful tomorrow. There is no cost to attend the event. However, registration is required. Register today!
Register now for the 2022 Annual Gathering of the Florida Conference
Now is the time to gather the church and to celebrate and recommit to our shared covenant as The United Church of Christ in Florida comes together in Vero Beach, Fla., Oct. 6-8 for the 2022 Annual Gathering of the Florida Conference of the United Church of Christ. This year's theme is "This is the Day! #Building Beloved Community". Register today!

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One last boundary training opportunity this summer
The Florida Conference is underwriting one, last online Boundary Training workshop this summer. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. "Healthy Ministry Relationships for Retired Authorized Clergy" will take place Aug. 24 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET and is for clergy familiar with basic boundary issues. Learn the difference between "power over" and "power with," the power of perception, healthy use of prophetic witness from the pulpit and social media, and what to do in the event of a ministry power imbalance. Register here!
Register today for the 2022 Summer Youth Trip
We are excited to invite middle and high school students (and their adult leaders and sponsors) to our 2022 Summer Youth Trip to The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, AL. We recommend this July 21-25 trip for graduating 8th grade students through graduating high school seniors. We'll gather at the Florida Conference office in Orlando early on Thursday, July 21, and travel by charter bus to the Hilton Garden Inn in Montgomery that evening. For more details, see the draft agendaRegister today!
Registration open for 2022 UCC Southern Regional Women's Retreat
UCC Southern Regional Women's Retreat LogoJoin women from across the South at the 2022 UCC Southern Regional Women's Retreat Oct. 14-16 at Camp Weed & Cerveny Conference Center in Live Oak, Florida.  The theme is "God of Mystery – Spirit of Hope" with the scripture Romans 12:12-13Our keynote speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson, Associate General Minister, Wider Church Ministries and Co-Executive for Global Ministries. Register by June 15 for a $20 Early Bird Discount! Register today!

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