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CAC Annual Meeting - Register Now!

September 29, 2017

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Boundary Awareness Training I & II

September 28, 2017

Pre-Event - Annual Meeting CAC Boundary Awareness Training: I & II BAT I:  Boundary Awareness Training (BAT) (2 day session) This is a 2 day session and participants must attend both full days to receive the certificate of completion. WHEN:   Thursday, November 16 & Friday, November 17 TIME:     9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    (lunch included both days in ...


Welcome CAC's Newest Associate Conference Minister

July 17, 2017

In my 5 months with you, I’ve come to respect and treasure the many gifts Rev. Alex brings to this conference and have had the distinct honor of working with him and our CAC Board to create a path through which Alex becomes CAC’s newest full-time employee as Acting Associate Conference Ministereffective July 1, 2017.


UCC AMA Endowed Chair PhD Program in African Religious Studies -- Give Now

July 01, 2017

In 2001, the UCC Central Atlantic Conference (CAC) entered into an agreement with the UCC’s Board of Homeland Ministries to endow an Academic Chair at Howard University School of Divinity (HUSD) in honor of the American Missionary Association. The Board granted half a million dollars to endow the academic chair in support of a proposed Ph.D. ...


Baltimore leaders and activists to reflect on the death of Freddie Gray as progressive protestant denomination gathers in city

June 22, 2017

A panel of leading Baltimore officials and activists will share their perspectives on racism and poverty in the city and how the death of Freddie Gray served as a tipping point for the rest of the country in a program scheduled for the eve of the biennial national gathering of the United Church of Christ.

The program, “Baltimore: Before and After Freddie Gray,” will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at the Holiday Inn-Baltimore Inner Harbor, 301 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD. The program is free and open to the public.


Racial justice proponents at odds with Supreme Court ruling on disparaging trademarks

June 21, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, June 19, struck down a law that prohibits the government from registering offensive trademarks because it infringes on free speech. The ruling is expected to help the NFL team's legal battle over its nickname.

The Rev. Alex Vishio, assistant minister for social justice and witness with the Central Atlantic Conference, believes the Supreme Court's ruling raises questions about the distinction between speech that offends and speech that has been shown to be harmful.


Church hit by hate messages fights for social justice

June 19, 2017

When a vandal hit Little River United Church of Christ in Annandale in April with vile messages of intolerance little did we know this property’s remarkable backstory.

Church pastor David Lindsey says, “On the one hand I was shocked and mortified by what had happened and was worried about how am I going to minister to the church and to the community in the midst of this moment. I also wasn’t surprised because we’ve been through this before.” 


NJA-Boundary Awareness Training (BAT) II - Wed, Nov. 8, 2017

Boundary Awareness Training (BAT) II:  One Day - Part Two of a two module training course taken in addition to and beyond the BAT I. DATE:  Wednesday, November 8 TIME:   9:30AM to 4PM LOCATION:  Holmdel Community UCC, 40 West Main Street, Holmdel, NJ.   REGISTRATION FEE:  $50 (includes lunch) -- REGISTRATION FEES must be paid in advanced upon ...