Annual Meeting Highlights

Rev. Dr. Marvin Morgan and Laurie Voss provide music for communion.

Offerings were given for DuBois Center Scholarship Fund and the Fund for Community Practices as well as items given for St. Paul Senior Community.

Constance Rush from Deaconess Foundation filled everyone in on their mission work. We thank Deaconess for sponsoring the breakfast for the Delegates.

Rev. Dr. Tod Bolsinger presented his thoughts on the uncharted territory facing churches today.

Rev. Shana Johnson, Conference Minister, shared her thoughts on the state of Illinois South Conference.

The Delegates renewed friendships as well as made new friends.

Immediate ways to help victims of Hurricane Florence.

We encourage you to assemble completed Church World Service Kits and deliver them to the one-day CWS drop off in St. Louis between Monday, October 8-11 from 9 am - noon each day and then Saturday, October 13 (see details below). This will save you the cost of shipping them to a CWS distribution center.

If you have any questions, comments or need more information, please contact Priscilla Self, Illinois South Conference Disaster Coordinator, by clicking here or calling 618-318-0083.

WAYS YOU CAN HELP:

▲  PRAY for all impacted by disasters including those directly impacted, their families and friends. Pray for all those involved as first responders such as fire, police, and other emergency management professionals and volunteers.

▲  ASSEMBLE CWS KITS - Emergency Cleanup Buckets, Personal Hygiene Kits & School Kits

▲  Local drop-off for completed kits is:
Oct 8 to 11: Mon – Thu from 9:00 am to Noon
Oct 13: Sat from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Drop off location: Immanuel UCC, 221 Church Rd., St. Louis, MO 63135.

▲  Contact Krescene Beck at Immanuel - 314-521-7324 with logistics questions.

▲  Click here for kit items and requirements.

▲  FINANCIAL DONATIONS to UCC Disaster Ministries to distribute for immediate needs and long term recovery. These can be channeled through your church office and then sent on to the Illinois South Conference office at 1312 Broadway, Highland IL 62249. Please note “UCC Disaster Ministries” on the check’s memo line.

▲  DO NOT collect "stuff" and/or attempt to ship material items to the impacted regions (unless you have received a direct request from someone or an organization there).

▲  Click here to learn why cash is best.

▲  Click here to download "12 Ways to Support Disaster Survivors".

▲  Click here to receive up-to-date information from UCC Disaster Ministries.

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