News in the Conferences

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Highlights of What’s Happening Around the Conferences

ACM Rev. Jonna Jensen to Serve as Transitional CM in Maine Conference

On September 1st, ACM Rev. Jonna Jensen will begin serving as the Transitional Conference Minister for the Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ. We are so grateful for Rev. Jensen’s service in our conferences and are excited for this next chapter in her life.

Summary of Nebraska Board of Directors’ June 2020 Meeting

Normally the June meeting of the Board is held on Friday afternoon to finalize business for the Annual Gathering of the Conference. This year we would have been meeting at United Congregational Church in Grand Island, but instead we gathered once again on Zoom.

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Obituaries in the Conferences


Bob Bromley – May 2nd, 2020

Annabeth McClelland Gay – April 29th, 2020

Kathy Torgersen – April 14th, 2020

Carol Taylor – March 1st, 2020

John O. Gradwohl – February 23rd, 2020

Kathryn Alene Rust – February 13th, 2020

Meghan Powers – January 13th, 2020


Jack Seville Jr. – December 21st, 2019

Judy Bishop – December 17th, 2019

Clip Higgins – November 25th, 2019

Mike Cleeton – November 24th, 2019

Mark Phillip Schowalter – October 29th, 2019

Jerry Tibbs – October 26th, 2019