White Silence is Violence

Read on Letterhead Sacred Conversations on Race UCC Racial Justice Dear Pastors and Leaders of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota churches of the United Church of Christ, Like so many others, I haven’t slept very well the past few nights. I have been watching the...

COVID-19 Update from your Conference Minister

Dear Friends of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ. I am the Reverend Brigit Stevens, your Conference Minister. First, let me say, I miss you! I miss the hugs, handshakes, the coffee hours, and the smiles of being...

An Easter Letter

First, THANK YOU, PASTORS! I see you! You are working extra hours and carrying heavier burdens than most Lenten seasons. Thank you. I see you learning new technologies fast enough to inspire software companies to make upgrades in the middle of the chaos. I see you...

Calling for Prayer and Fasting for Peace

Dear Friends, My hope is that you will see the letter below from the national officers of the United Church of Christ in a variety of ways today. My hope is that you will read it each time it crosses your path. My hope is that in the moments it takes for your eyes to...