Today’s message pulled heavily from the Rev. Traci Blackmon’s opening sermon for our 31st General Synod in Baltimore last week. Rev. Traci’s message is powerful. I invite you to watch it here. Her message begins at 20:47 and is 22 minutes long.

For a two page summary of resolutions passed and actions taken at this Synod, please click here. To see more updates and news on how our denomination has been living out the resolutions we voted in so far, check out the UCC news page here.

Our denomination is taking important and prophetic stances. And also, they speak to our churches, not for our churches. So, church, it is up to us which of these stances we claim as our own. I invite you to prayerfully consider how God is inviting us to engage the questions that came up at this General Synod.