If you haven’t marked your calendar for the UCC’s General Synod this summer, do it now: July 11-18, 2021
The preachers lined up for each day’s worship are the kind one travels to hear, and you can attend from your home. General Synod worship is always with music, dance, and art, too.
The Rev. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., civil rights activist, Sunday, July 11, at 5 p.m. EDT. Read more about Rev. Chavis here. Rev. Chavis has NC connections as one of the Wilmington 10, and some CUCC members were part of his work here.
The Rev. Michelle Higgins, pastor St. John’s UCC (The Beloved Community), St. Louis, Wednesday, July 14, at 8 p.m. EDT. Read more about Rev. Higgins here.
The Rev. Karen Georgia Thompson, associate general minister for Wider Church Ministries, Sunday, July 18, at 6 p.m. EDT. Read more about Rev. Thompson here.
Registration for General Synod begins May 1, so mark your calendar for that, too. Read more about General Synod 33 here. The cost for a week of participation in workshops and worship as a “visitor” is $100. There are special packages with extra opportunities for youth ($150) and young adults ($100).