The conference has released the 2022 clergy compensation guidelines. You will note that minor changes have been made from last year: a 2% cost of living increase was made to the salaries listed as well as the Social Security Offset was adjusted per the IRS guidelines for 2022. We encourage search committees to use these guidelines in the formation of their pastoral compensation packages, and additionally, we hope that our churches will refer to this tool as they adjust their current pastor's salary for the new year.
United Church Funds recently announced that the Helen and Richard Brown Endowment for Pastoral Scholarships will begin accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year beginning on December 1, 2021. The endowment provides funding for students seeking a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree or equivalent. Eligible candidates can apply to become a Brown Scholar for the coming academic year by submitting an online application here. The submission deadline is March 1, 2022.
If you would like to attend a service virtually, we have compiled a list of churches in the Conference which provide that opportunity.
The chapel’s last worship service, originally slated for Dec. 4, at 2:30 ET, has now been moved to the second Sunday in March, March 13, 2022, which is traditionally Amistad Sunday.
The Central Atlantic Conference sponsors a sequence of four institutes covering the History, Governance, Theology, and Ministry of the United Church of Christ. The course dates are: February 1 & 8, March 12, May 10 & 17.
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The Central Atlantic Conference (CAC) of the United Church of Christ (UCC) convenes for the 57th Annual Meeting taking place from Tuesday, October 12 - October 14 virtually and in a hybrid format (both virtually and in-person) at Hotel Madison in Harrisonburg, Virginia from Thursday, October 14 through October 16. Everyone in the Central Atlantic Conference is invited to join and together
Dear Central Atlantic Conference, I write this to you with a very heavy heart after witnessing virtually the death of George Floyd and its aftermath in Minneapolis. I also write this to you with anger at yet another killing of an unarmed African American man by police without a commensurate measure to date of justice. And I write this to you, ...
A Phased Approach to Regathering In Person
RESOURCES FOR COVID-19
We have compiled some resources that we pray you and your congregations will find useful regarding COVID-19