Mar
23
to Mar 24

The Challenge of the Christian Bible Lecture Series

John Dominic Crossan will offer a series of lectures at First Reformed UCC (Burlington, NC) on March 23-24, 2018. The overall theme will be "The Challenge of the Christian Bible." Individual lectures will include:

* Original Sin: Sexual Temptation or Escalatory Violence?
* Covenantal Law: Human Destiny or Divine Sanction?
* God’s Kingdom: Violent Revolt or Non-Violent Resistance?
* Christianity’s Criterion: Historical Jesus or Apocalyptic Jesus.

Registration information will be available after January 1, 2018. 

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Dec
2
4:00 PM16:00

Women's Fellowship Memorial Celebration

On DECEMBER 2, 2017 AT 4:00 P.M., The Portsmouth UCC Women's Fellowship is sponsoring a Women's Fellowship Memorial Celebration.

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FEATURING “THE CREATIONS OF FAITH” PRAISE DANCERS, OF PROVIDENCE UCC, AND PERFORMANCES HIGHLIGHTING YOUTH TALENTS

Young People from your congregation or organization are welcome to participate; send email message to communicaions@portsmouthucc.org  OR CALL (757-488-6075) and let us know asap.

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Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

EVA 9th Outstanding Service Awards Banquet

The Eastern Virginia Association will recognize these individuals at its Ninth Outstanding Service Awards Banquet. The awards banquet will take place on Saturday, November 11, 2017at the Hilton Garden Inn, 100 East Constance Road, Suffolk, Virginia 23434 at 11:00 a.m. The cost is $40.00 per/person, please purchase tickets as soon as possible; space is limited.

Sponsorships are as follows: Platinum $300.00 (includes honorable mention and “4” tickets); Gold $250.00 (includes honorable mention and “2” tickets); Silver $150.00 (honorable mention). 

Nominations and sponsorships must be submitted no later than October 29, 2017. Purchase banquet tickets no later than November 4, 2017.

FOR MORE INFORMATION Angela M. Artis 757-620-4434 Angela.Artis08@gmail.com

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Nov
3
9:30 AM09:30

How to Take Your Church to the Next Level of Creation Care

Parkway UCC/ Winston-Salem:: Please join the Creation Justice Network and Meighan Pritchard, the national UCC's Curriculum Director and former Environmental Justice Minister, for the seminar "How to Take Your Church to the Next Level of Creation Care.".  Meighan will guide us in how to take our advocacy for environmental justice, particularly in the area of climate change, to the next level within our congregations.  You are also invited to a kick-off potluck dinner at 6:00 p.m at Parkway, during which Meighan will work with participants around areas of grief and hope as we struggle to meet the challenges of Creation care in our present political context. LUNCH INCLUDED

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Oct
27
to Oct 28

Preaching Camp XIII

Preaching Camp XIII will be coming to our area Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. The sessions will be held at Metropolitan Baptist Church in Suffolk, VA. We hope you will be able to attend this inspirational learning experience.

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Oct
24
4:00 PM16:00

Faith in Solar Campaign Prayer Vigil

Duke Energy Headquarters, 550 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC The vigil occurs amid an ongoing conversation between Duke Energy and the Faith in Solar alliance aimed at creating an affordable way for North Carolina faith communities to install solar energy and thus contribute to slowing climate change. Help us show Duke Energy - in a hopeful, positive, and cooperative way - that strong support exists in the North Carolina faith community and beyond for a rapid transition to renewable energy for all.

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