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CAC Welcomes Rev. Freeman Palmer as Conference Minister
On Saturday, November 17th, the Central Atlantic Conference held a special meeting to affirm Rev. Freeman Palmer as our new Conference Minister.  Rev. Palmer led the meeting attendees in worship. Jill White, chair of the Conference Minister Search Committee, and other members of the Search Committee shared their perspectives of the search process.  Rev. Palmer returned to the pulpit to share some personal remarks. After a question and answer period he was excused,  the delegates voted unanimously to affirm Rev. Freeman Palmer as the Conference Minister for the Central Atlantic Conference, and he will assume the position on February 1, 2019.
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Rev. Freeman L. Palmer to be called as Conference Minister
Dear Friends,

It is with great joy that I write to you today. The Conference Minister Search Committee has completed their work and have recommended to the Board of Directors that the Reverend Freeman L. Palmer be called as our new Conference Minister.

The Board of Directors has affirmed this recommendation at our Board meeting today.

Rev. Chuck Rush
CAC President

Read the full letter and Rev. Palmer's Ministerial Summary
Baltimore leaders and activists to reflect on the death of Freddie Gray as progressive protestant denomination gathers in city
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. Register at