in-the-mud

The year has flown by—we’re already more than halfway done with 2017 (!!!)—and the second cycle of “In the Mud” Grants is upon us! As a refresher, these “In the Mud” Grants are the Conference’s new way of providing funds to churches to empower their local ministries. Until this year, the Conference distributed these funds directly… Read More


New UCC Emblem

The United Church of Christ invites its churches to apply for ministry grants! This Grant Program, for “New Spiritual Communities and ReNewing Churches,” is open to all UCC churches. You can find the application here. The application process has been redesigned to be more relevant, based on feedback from UCC members. This year, the UCC will seek… Read More


Ignite Logo for Website

A message from the RMC IGNITE Leadership Team: The IGNITE Team is very excited about the applications we have received thus far, and appreciate the level of thought and depth present in each. Already, we know that this initiative will be groundbreaking! To encourage more applications, the deadline has been extended to Friday, July 14, 2017. Worried… Read More


Mayflower_Modell_1

This 4th of July, we are especially grateful for our independence, and those veterans and leaders who have earned it for us. Because the UCC descends from Congregationalists who risked their lives to come to America on the Mayflower in the name of religious freedom, this holiday is uniquely integral to the way we practice our faith. We wish everyone a joyous (and… Read More