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Experiment
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...in our ASSOCIATION
From the Association General Minister
Faith in Action Grant Recipients
2021 Summer Read
White Savior: Congregational Discussion Guide
Created by our Minister of Faith in Action, Rev. Michael Howard, this discussion guide is for those looking to dig deep in their faith with bold questions about the relationship between White Supremacy and Christianity in America. The guide provides point-for-point discussion questions for the documentary, White Savior: Racism in the American Church.
Resources for Worship
Anti Racism Resource Page
Weekly Online Check In
The Check In held on Tuesday mornings via Zoom will meet only 10 -11 am beginning the month of June. 

The Check in is for anyone who wishes to drop in to visit with the Association Ministers and others for a time of sharing and informal conversation. You can drop in and leave as you wish, as it fits your schedule. The link will remain the same. Join us! 
Wanted: Thought Leaders, Advocates, Community Leaders and Members
Empowering Changemakers is a national convening talking about the issues of criminal justice reform, politics, fashion, sports, the Digital Divide and social media influencing through a social justice lens. Join over 35 speakers from near and far who are demonstrating by example what it means to #BeAChangemaker. Visit eyej.org/event to learn more.

EYEJ is a past recipient of Mission Team grant funding from Living Water Association.
...in our CONGREGATIONS
Employment Opportunities
Streaming/Online Worship
...in the WIDER CHURCH
UCC Webinar -- Taking a Stand with Indigenous Water Protectors
Buses and carpools are being organized from around the country to go to the headwaters of the Mississippi in Northern Minnesota, so that people of conscience can join Indigenous-led nonviolent actions to stop the expansion of a massive oil pipeline. While not all of us can go in person, all of us can act in other ways to support this vitally important cause. The Line 3 Expansion is a tar sands oil pipeline project under construction that, if completed, would cross a hundred waterways. It would also pass near the border of multiple Native nations and across hundreds of miles of treaty-protected land, which those communities depend on for drinking water and wild rice gathering. In the UCC’s next Creation Justice Webinar, we will learn more about Line 3 and what faith communities can do to stop it. Featured speakers will include the Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs from the Minnesota Council of Churches, Nina Berguland from the Youth Council and Indigenous Council for Earth Guardians, and Joe Meinholz from Minnesota Interfaith Power & Light. Even if you can't make the webinar’s scheduled time on Monday, June 14th, at 1 pm ET, still sign-up, and we will send you a recording of it. Sign-up now for the webinar!
Remembering The Rev. Dr. Ralph C. Quellhorst
General Synod Registration NOW OPEN!
Camp is ON!
Camp is on! The Heartland Conference's Templed Hills Camp is open this summer for youth, families, and adults. We'll offer our annual options (from Choir Camp to Sports Camp and more) as well as opportunities for families and other groups to book time for retreats or group time away in a beautiful natural setting. 

Visit https://heartlanducc.org/outdoor-ministries/ for details and to register for camp or book a visit.

You can register or book any time! Bookings after May 15 require full payment at the time of registration. We are taking appropriate COVID-19 precautions in order to make your experience as safe as possible.
UCC Digital Programming
Association Ministers
Nayiri Karjian
Associations General Minister
Michael Howard
Minister of Faith in Action
Association Staff
Machelle Miller
Office Manager & Bookkeeper


Kellie Ramirez
Information Management and Media

Committee on Ministry Registrar
Don Hill
Financial Development Consultant

Gene McAfee
Dean of Northeast Ohio School of Ministry

Cheryl Lindsay
Communication Consultant
If you'd like to share information about an upcoming or past event sponsored or co-sponsored by a church in our Association, please send your article of 100 words or less in a paragraph by Tuesday noon to office@livingwaterone.org.

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