Rural Ministry Immersion Internship

The Rural Immersion Internship is an opportunity to experience the day to day life of a rural pastor, and to discern whether or not your call might include serving rural congregations. Intern activities include, but are not limited to: preaching, visitation, working...

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...

Summary of the November Nebraska Board Meeting

This summary is written by Board of Directors Chair Rev. Scott Jones, and not the official minutes of the meeting. On a lovely, sunny, autumn day, your Nebraska Conference Board of Directors gathered for a meeting at Vine Congregational Church in Lincoln Saturday,...

Visioning Process Results in Inspiring Why Statement

The Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Boards of Directors unveiled its Why Statement at the Joint Annual Meeting June 14th-16th in Omaha. The Why Statement articulates the purpose of the conferences and will help guide future decisions. The statement reads: “To live...

No Longer Strangers Digest

My medical journey 2018-19, A reflection by Ben D. Anderson, commissioned minister of disability education and advocacy Today marks three years since I was commissioned as a commissioned minister for disability education and advocacy for the United Church of Christ on...