Resources for Congregations

The Conferences have gathered together a variety of resources to support congregations and their ministry. We also curate health, ministerial, and financial resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Leadership Development

Are you an adult who wants to go deeper in learning about their faith? The Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences can suggest learning opportunities. Look under the “Continuing Education” category on our calendar to see more opportunities.

UCC seminaries offer classes for audit or certificate programs:

You may also explore these opportunities:

Legal Questions and Answers

New to the Conferences? Not sure about how the law impacts your ministry? Here are a few tips we have compiled to help out. Click on your conference to read more.

  • Iowa Conference
  • Nebraska Conference (not available at this time)
  • South Dakota Conference (not available at this time)
Pastor Compensation

Salary and benefit guidelines for clergy in the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Conferences of the UCC are reviewed and approved annually. These are guidelines approved by the 2019 annual meetings for the year 2020.

 

Safe Church policies

Best practices for Youth Ministry and background check form

Worship Resources

Music, liturgy, lectionaries, and more for you check out and incorporate into your worship services.

Designations

Strengthen your ministry’s mission and show your community what you value

UCC Partners

Information on the insurance board, pension board, and other partners

Mission-insite

Grow and improve your ministry by learning about your community