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October 2015

Europe Learning Cohort Conversations

14 October 2015
Online,

You’re invited to join Rev. Tony Freeman for a series of conversations related to congregational vitality over the next few months. You are welcome to participate in all or just the topics that are of interest to you. The calls will be on Adobe Connect and interactive. We want to hear your challenges, successes, thoughts and questions.   The following topics were selected based on our initial conversation (and we will be seeking your input on future topics):   Leadership…

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Online Sexuality & Spirituality Conference

15 October 2015 - 17 October 2015
Online,

This virtual symposium, sponsored by MCC’s Office of Formation and Leadership Development and the MCC Theologies Team, will engage participants in a number of presentations, panel discussions, and other opportunities for dialogue around the important topic of Sexuality and Spirituality. Metropolitan Community Churches began as a prophetic movement that was passionate and intentional about integrating sexuality and spirituality. While this remains a stated value and core aspect of our unique calling in the world, recent observations indicate that opportunities for…

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MCC Polity

15 October 2015 - 10 December 2015
Online,

This course will consider the history, structure, and governance of Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) as well as the values, theologies, and cultures that have shaped MCC. This will be explored in the larger context of LGBTQ liberation movements and the global religious context.

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Sexuality Studies

19 October 2015 - 23 November 2015
Online,

This course provides students with basic information about human sexuality and offers an opportunity to become more comfortable talking about a variety of sexual issues.  Students will also have an opportunity to assess the sexual health of oneself, professional ministry, and location of ministry, including preventing misconduct and sexual abuse.  The course includes teachings/texts about sexuality from tradition, as well as denominational and congregational policies.  Students will reflect theologically on the integration of sexuality and spirituality, and examine the impact…

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North Central US Network Gathering

23 October 2015 - 24 October 2015
MCC of the Quad Cities, 2930 W. Locust
Davenport,IA52804United States
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North Central US Network is having a Gathering on October 23-24 at MCC of the Quad Cities, Iowa

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November 2015

Australasian Network Gathering

13 November 2015 - 15 November 2015

Theme:  It's Time to Talk  Special Focus: Growing the Church (Young Adult, Lay Delegate, and Women's Ministries) 9am – 4:30pm Saturday 14 November and 9:30am to 12:30pm Sunday 15 November * Guests: Rev. Elder Darlene Garner and Rev. Elder Tony Freeman *  Clergy day Friday 13 November   To register: https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1668&EID=20588  

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Europe Learning Cohort Conversations

23 November 2015
Online,

You’re invited to join Rev. Tony Freeman for a series of conversations related to congregational vitality over the next few months. You are welcome to participate in all or just the topics that are of interest to you. The calls will be on Adobe Connect and interactive. We want to hear your challenges, successes, thoughts and questions.   The following topics were selected based on our initial conversation (and we will be seeking your input on future topics):   Leadership…

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December 2015

Queer History – Summer 2016

1 December 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Online Queer History led by: Rev. Dr. Tom Bohache Tuesdays 2nd August, 16th August, 30th August, 13th September & 27th September 2016 5pm to 7pm US Eastern Register here: https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1668&EID=21371

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February 2016

Queer History – Spring 2016

9 February 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 5 April 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Online Queer History Classes led by: Rev. Dr. Tom Bohache Tuesdays: 9th February, 23rd February, 8th March, 22nd March, 5th April 2016 5pm to 7pm US Eastern Register here: https://www.gifttool.com/registrar/ShowEventDetails?ID=1668&EID=21370

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Young Adult Leadership Mentoring Retreat

12 February 2016 @ 8:00 am - 15 February 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Dayspring Retreat Center, FLUnited States + Google Map

Dayspring Retreat Center - 12th to 15th February 2015 Young Adult Leadership Mentoring Retreat More information coming soon .........

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CLM Train the Trainer – Sarasota, FL – 17th to 21st February 2016

17 February 2016 @ 8:00 am - 21 February 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Church of the Trinity MCC, 7225 Lockwood Ridge Road
Sarasota,34243United States
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Creating a Life that Matters is all about relationships: intentional, authentic relationships – with the Sacred, our Self, and our Passion. Creating a Life that Matters is all about relationships: intentional, authentic relationships – with the Sacred, our Self, and our Passion. CLM transforms lives and inspires people to more directed, clear, passionate involvement in their life and in the life of the planet, through the support of their local MCC.

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March 2016

Young Adult Leadership Mentoring Retreat – YALMR – 10th to 13th March 2016

10 March 2016 @ 8:00 am - 13 March 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Sunshine Cathedral MCC, 4626 NW 32nd Street
Ft. Lauderdale,FLUnited States
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$50
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April 2016

MCC Emerging Church Training

6 April 2016
Online,

MCC is actively forming new types of worship communities around the world. The MCC Emerging Church Program, now in its 2nd year, continues to explore ways to Become MCC. It is no secret, the way a person expresses faith and spirituality is different than even 10 years ago. Some leaders are still asking questions like, "Who is in charge?" "What can we do to bring people to church?" If those two questions start the conversation in a faith community then…

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MCC Emerging Church Training

13 April 2016
Online,

MCC is actively forming new types of worship communities around the world. The MCC Emerging Church Program, now in its 2nd year, continues to explore ways to Become MCC. It is no secret, the way a person expresses faith and spirituality is different than even 10 years ago. Some leaders are still asking questions like, "Who is in charge?" "What can we do to bring people to church?" If those two questions start the conversation in a faith community then…

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Meet the Moderator Candidates

13 April 2016
Online,

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 at 9:00 PM (London); 4:00 PM (New York); 1:00 PM (Los Angeles); 6:00 AM on Thursday, April 14 (Sydney) Please join us to hear the Candidates discuss their vision for MCC's future by responding in depth to three separate questions from the MNC. The webinar will be a push of information (i.e., no Q&A segment). However, any questions that you may have will be collected during the webinar and provided to the Candidates after the webinar.…

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MCC Emerging Church Training

20 April 2016
Online,

MCC is actively forming new types of worship communities around the world. The MCC Emerging Church Program, now in its 2nd year, continues to explore ways to Become MCC. It is no secret, the way a person expresses faith and spirituality is different than even 10 years ago. Some leaders are still asking questions like, "Who is in charge?" "What can we do to bring people to church?" If those two questions start the conversation in a faith community then…

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MCC Emerging Church Training

27 April 2016
Online,

MCC is actively forming new types of worship communities around the world. The MCC Emerging Church Program, now in its 2nd year, continues to explore ways to Become MCC. It is no secret, the way a person expresses faith and spirituality is different than even 10 years ago. Some leaders are still asking questions like, "Who is in charge?" "What can we do to bring people to church?" If those two questions start the conversation in a faith community then…

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May 2016

Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Hall – Rev. Elder Darlene Garner

3 May 2016

The Moderator Nominating Committee invites you to engage in Q&A with the candidates regarding their candidacy for Moderator of Metropolitan Community Churches! The Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Halls will be held in May and the schedule is as follows: Rev. Elder Darlene Garner Tue, May 3, 2016 @ 15:00 Central Time US; 13:00 (Los Angeles); 16:00 (New York); 21:00 (London); 06:00 on Wed, May 4 (Sydney) Register here

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Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Hall – Rev. Elder Diane Fisher

3 May 2016

The Moderator Nominating Committee invites you to engage in Q&A with the candidates regarding their candidacy for Moderator of Metropolitan Community Churches! The Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Halls will be held in May and the schedule is as follows: Rev. Elder Diane Fisher Tue, May 10, 2016 @ 15:00 Central Time US; 13:00 (Los Angeles); 16:00 (New York); 21:00 (London); 06:00 on Wed, May 11 (Sydney) Register here

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Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Hall – Rev. Dr. Irene Laudeman

3 May 2016

The Moderator Nominating Committee invites you to engage in Q&A with the candidates regarding their candidacy for Moderator of Metropolitan Community Churches! The Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Halls will be held in May and the schedule is as follows: Rev. Dr. Irene Laudeman Wed, May 18, 2016 @ 15:00 Central Time US; 13:00 (Los Angeles); 16:00 (New York); 21:00 (London); 06:00 on Thu, May 19 (Sydney) Register here

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Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Hall – Rev. Elder Héctor Gutiérrez

3 May 2016

The Moderator Nominating Committee invites you to engage in Q&A with the candidates regarding their candidacy for Moderator of Metropolitan Community Churches! The Moderator Candidates Virtual Town Halls will be held in May and the schedule is as follows: Rev. Elder Héctor Gutiérrez Tue, May 24, 2016 @ 15:00 Central Time US; 13:00 (Los Angeles); 16:00 (New York); 21:00 (London); 06:00 on Wed, May 25 (Sydney) Register here

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A Holy Conversation about Denominational Transition

12 May 2016
Online,

Hosted by Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator Council of Elders, MCC Governing Board Dear MCC Friends: Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator, will host a series of virtual Forums designed as Holy Conversations to discuss the denominational transitions that will take place at the 2016 General Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. Members of the Council of Elders and MCC Governing Board will also attend the Forums. The Forums will focus on the issues and processes related to the…

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A Holy Conversation about Denominational Transition

13 May 2016
Online,

Hosted by Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator Council of Elders, MCC Governing Board Dear MCC Friends: Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator, will host a series of virtual Forums designed as Holy Conversations to discuss the denominational transitions that will take place at the 2016 General Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. Members of the Council of Elders and MCC Governing Board will also attend the Forums. The Forums will focus on the issues and processes related to the…

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A Holy Conversation about Denominational Transition

17 May 2016
Online,

Hosted by Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator Council of Elders, MCC Governing Board Dear MCC Friends: Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator, will host a series of virtual Forums designed as Holy Conversations to discuss the denominational transitions that will take place at the 2016 General Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. Members of the Council of Elders and MCC Governing Board will also attend the Forums. The Forums will focus on the issues and processes related to the…

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A Holy Conversation about Denominational Transition

17 May 2016
Online,

Hosted by Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator Council of Elders, MCC Governing Board Dear MCC Friends: Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, MCC Global Moderator, will host a series of virtual Forums designed as Holy Conversations to discuss the denominational transitions that will take place at the 2016 General Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. Members of the Council of Elders and MCC Governing Board will also attend the Forums. The Forums will focus on the issues and processes related to the…

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MCC Polity 2016 – Section 1

24 May 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 12 July 2016 @ 5:00 pm
$150.00

This course will consider the history, structure, and governance of Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) as well as the values, theologies, and cultures that have shaped MCC. This will be explored in the larger context of LGBTQ liberation movements and the global religious context. 

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June 2016

Interim Ministry Training

29 June 2016 - 2 July 2016
The Fairmont Empress hotel, Victoria,British ColumbiaCanada + Google Map

29 June 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2 July 2016 @ 5:00 pm This is part of the pre-conference institute series. Read more information here.

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Global REVM

29 June 2016 - 2 July 2016
Fairmont Empress, Victoria,BCCanada + Google Map

29 June 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2 July 2016 @ 5:00 pm This is part of the pre-conference institute series. Read more information here.

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CLM Train the Trainer – Pre Conference Institute

29 June 2016 - 2 July 2016
Fairmont Empress, Victoria,BCCanada + Google Map

This is part of the pre-conference institute series. Read more information here.

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July 2016

Personal Spiritual Retreat

1 July 2016 - 2 July 2016
Fairmont Empress, Victoria,BCCanada + Google Map

This is part of the pre-conference institute series. Read more information here.

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Ibero-America Gathering

2 July 2016 - 3 July 2016
Fairmont Empress, Victoria,BCCanada + Google Map

This is part of the pre-conference institute series. Read more information here.

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General Conference

4 July 2016 - 8 July 2016
Fairmont Empress, Victoria,BCCanada + Google Map

Join us for the 26th General Conference where MCCers from around the globe will come together to worship and celebrate God’s all-inclusive love. Come and experience the diversity and passion that makes MCC unique.

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Post-Conference Alaskan Cruise

10 July 2016 - 17 July 2016
Unnamed Venue, AKUnited States + Google Map

Sign up by 4 January 2015 for extra incentives! In a matter of months, you’ll be making flight reservations and choosing your outfits to wear during General Conference XXVI 4-8 July 2016 in Victoria, B.C., Canada. The week of conference will be full of energizing worship and exciting workshops ending around 10pm on Friday, 8 July.   Read more...

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September 2016

MCC Polity 2016 – Section 2

22 September 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 10 November 2016 @ 2:00 pm
$150.00

This course will consider the history, structure, and governance of Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) as well as the values, theologies, and cultures that have shaped MCC. This will be explored in the larger context of LGBTQ liberation movements and the global religious context. 

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October 2016

LEAD – Laity Empowered for Active Discipleship

7 October 2016 - 10 October 2016
All God’s Children MCC, 3100 Park Ave S
Minneapolis,MN55407United States
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7th to 10th October 2016 Click the 'Apply Now' button below, or on the left, and you will find further details about the application process. IMPORTANT: Application Deadline is Sunday, 28th August 2016 Host Church: All God's Children MCC Minneapolis, MN USA The cost of the program is $350 US which includes some meals; more information will follow shortly detailing hotel options. APPLY NOW!!! Participants begin the certification process by applying to the L.E.A.D. program and, upon acceptance, attending the…

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Moderator’s Circle Reception

15 October 2016
MCC of Washington D.C., 474 Ridge Street NW
Washington,DC20001United States
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  Join us at the Moderator's Circle/Interim Moderator Reception on October 15th from 5:30-8:30pm at the Cranford House in Washington, DC. The Interim Moderator, current Moderator, Rev. Nancy Wilson, and others from senior leadership will be there.

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Interim Moderator Installation

16 October 2016
MCC of Washington D.C., 474 Ridge Street NW
Washington,DC20001United States
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Join us as we install the Interim Moderator in Washington DC on Sunday 16 October, 2016 at 1:00pm Eastern. If you are coming from out of town, we recommend staying at: Grand Hyatt: https://washingtondc.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html -or- Marriott Wardman Park:http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasdt-washington-marriott-wardman-park MCCDC invites you to worship at 9 or 11am on Sunday. A brief reception will take place between worship and the Interim Moderator Blessing.   MCCDC has a small parking lot, so if you are driving, we recommend arriving early and being…

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Becoming More Innovative Leaders

18 October 2016
Online,

A series of conversations in collaborative discernment from the Office of Church Life and Health and  the Office of Formation and Leadership Development In a world where change seems the only constant, where even what it means to be church is shifting, how can we as leaders help our MCC ministries boldly answer our calling from God? In this 21st century context, we can no longer rely on how things "have always been done," nor can we simply imitate what…

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Becoming More Innovative Leaders

25 October 2016
Online,

A series of conversations in collaborative discernment from the Office of Church Life and Health and  the Office of Formation and Leadership Development In a world where change seems the only constant, where even what it means to be church is shifting, how can we as leaders help our MCC ministries boldly answer our calling from God? In this 21st century context, we can no longer rely on how things "have always been done," nor can we simply imitate what…

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Eastern Network Gathering

29 October 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
MCC Rehoboth, 19399 Plantation Road
Rehoboth Beach,DE19971United States
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November 2016

Becoming More Innovative Leaders

1 November 2016
Online,

A series of conversations in collaborative discernment from the Office of Church Life and Health and  the Office of Formation and Leadership Development In a world where change seems the only constant, where even what it means to be church is shifting, how can we as leaders help our MCC ministries boldly answer our calling from God? In this 21st century context, we can no longer rely on how things "have always been done," nor can we simply imitate what…

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Carolinas Network Gathering

4 November 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 5 November 2016 @ 5:00 pm
St. Jude’s MCC, 19 N 26th Street
Wilmington,NCUnited States
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Join us for our Fall Network Gathering! Transition & Change: Preparing for the Next Chapter of Ministry Registration fee: $25 (payable at the door) Weekend events: Friday, November 4th: 7:30 pm: meet and greet social at St. Jude's followed by a night out enjoying the "Port City" Saturday, November 5th: a full day of informational workshops, dialogue, lunch, fellowship, worship and Communion. Special guests for the weekend: Rev. Pressley Sutherland, Associate Director of MCC Office and Church Life and Health…

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Becoming More Innovative Leaders

15 November 2016
Online,

A series of conversations in collaborative discernment from the Office of Church Life and Health and  the Office of Formation and Leadership Development In a world where change seems the only constant, where even what it means to be church is shifting, how can we as leaders help our MCC ministries boldly answer our calling from God? In this 21st century context, we can no longer rely on how things "have always been done," nor can we simply imitate what…

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February 2017

Leading in a New Political Era

15 February
Online,

A Collaborative Webinar for Naming, Encouraging, and Supporting One Another Moderated by Rev. Elder Rachelle Brown, Interim Moderator; Rev. Elder Mona West, PhD, Rev. Elder Tony Freeman This is a new political era. Many leaders are communicating real questions and concerns. We want to be present for MCC Clergy and Emerging Church Leaders to share with one another. During this webinar, MCC Clergy will share their own stories of Challenge, Choice, and Outcomes in ministry since the recent US election and Inauguration. We are…

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March 2017

LEAD 10 Pilot Project

31 March @ 8:00 am - 2 April @ 5:00 pm
MCC Austin,

MCC Austin, 31 March-2 April 2017.  Space is limited to 18 participants per year and an application to the program is required. Applications must be submitted no later than 1 March, 2017 to be considered. For those who are approved there will be a one time $100 matriculation fee payable at the time the application is processed and approved. (Note: start time for the retreat is 5 pm US Central/11pm UTC, 31st March and end time is 5 pm US…

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April 2017

REVM in Brazil

19 April @ 8:00 am - 23 April @ 5:00 pm

The OFLD will be hosting a REVM in Rio ore details via the OFLD & the Garner Institute April 19th to 23rd 2017

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May 2017

Informational Webinar Today Regarding Contributions to the UFMCC US Pension Plan

23 May
Online,

Register for Informational Webinar Today Regarding Contributions to the UFMCC US Pension Plan Please register at the link below for the webinar: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCCBOPWebinar   Information Webinar: 23 May 2017 9 a.m. EST / 13:00 GMT; German and English 11 a.m. EST / 15:00 GMT; Portuguese and Spanish Voting Registration:    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MCCBoardOfPensionsSurvey Actual Webinar Link: http://mccchurch.adobeconnect.com/bopwebinar/ (48 hour window to vote) 7 June 2017, 9 a.m. EST / 13:00 GMT: Virtual Vote via Survey Monkey   MCC Board of Pensions  *  BOP@mccchurch.net Learn more about the…

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June 2017

REVM

8 June @ 8:00 am - 11 June @ 5:00 pm

The next Readiness for Entering Vocational Ministry (REVM) Program will be held at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri (USA) from 8-11 June, 2017. Space is limited to 15 people.

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REVM

8 June @ 8:00 am - 11 June @ 5:00 pm
Eden Seminary, St. Louis,

The next Readiness for Entering Vocational Ministry (REVM) Program will be held at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri (USA) from 8-11 June, 2017. Space is limited to 15 people

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Pulse – Remembering the Victims

12 June
Online,

Churches, Ministries, Oasis Groups, Friends: We invite you to join this global event. Live from Orlando, Florida, USA 12 June 2017 7 pm EDT / 11 pm GMT MCC will host an international virtual gathering to remember those affected by the Pulse tragedy and to recommit to acts of compassion and justice. It begins now with 40 days of tributes on MCC's Facebook page. FACEBOOK Tributes A dedicated, open Facebook page at this link, http://bit.ly/2pDP2py, will be live for 40…

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