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From the Association General Minister
Generosity and Stewardship Festival -- Online!
Association Sunday
Association Sunday of Service
21 Week Anti-Racism Challenge
Paycheck Protection Program
Anti Racism Resource Page
Weekly Online Check In
Authorized Ministers gather Tuesdays at 10 am.
Association Summer Read
NEOSOM Offerings
Personal Ethics in the New Normal -- not just another Zoom meeting! 
Join instructor Sharon Alberson and others in a stimulating and rejuvenating conversation of heart and mind as we explore ways to live faithfully and ethically in unsettled times. Through an open approach to Scripture, this Northeast Ohio School of Ministry course will engage the personal ethical challenges and choices affecting our everyday lives. Watch this space for more information about all the courses coming this fall in NEOSOM, as well as how to register for our completely online curriculum. Meanwhile, email dean Gene McAfee ( with questions. our CONGREGATIONS
So You Want to Talk About Race
In So You Want to Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to “model minorities” in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life.
West Park UCC, in partnership with Christ United Methodist, will host a five week Zoom book study starting September 2, taking place each Wednesday night in September at 6pm for 75 minutes. CLICK HERE for more information or to sign up.
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Streaming/Online Worship the WIDER CHURCH
UCC Weekly Webinars
Upcoming Events
Generosity and Stewardship Festival
Can Money Be Sacred
Speaker: Michael Piazza
Saturday, August 22, 2020 | Zoom
Healthy Practices for Ministry for Authorized Ministers
Digital Church
Speaker: Cameron Timble
Thursday, October 1, 2020 9 am - 2 pm | Zoom
Association Annual Meeting
The Church as a Spiritual Community
Speaker: Bishop Yvette Flunder
Saturday, November 7, 2020 | Details Soon
Association Ministers
Association Staff
Nayiri Karjian
Associations General Minister

Michael Howard
Minister of Faith in Action

Dan Roland
Search & Call Coordinator

Committee on Ministry Registrar
Machelle Miller
Office Manager & Bookkeeper

Don Hill
Financial Development Consultant

Gene McAfee
Dean of Northeast Ohio School of Ministry

Cheryl Lindsay
Communication and Website Consultant
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