THE A B C’s OF Conflict Transformation

I was able to attend this meeting with about 500 other members of the Southern New England Conference of the UCC. The meeting included a morning worship and a number of workshops in the morning and again in the afternoon. The workshop I attended was a titled The A,B,C’s of Conflict Transformation. Recognizing that conflict, disagreements, and differences of opinion exist, between individuals, in groups, in meetings or in the sanctuary, are often not talked about or ignored. The workshop gave guidance and information as a way to begin to deal with those issues. In this workshop it was suggested that a church use an A B C approach to deal with conflicts. The A B C of Conflict Transformation is

Mission Giving Quarterly Report

Our Local Mission Committee held its quarterly meeting on September 13 to consider applications from local charities for Virginia Cook Trust Fund grants and to make donations from our church’s Local Mission Outreach Fund (line A-11 in the church budget). We first heard Kim Cazeault from Elder Services give a complete rundown on how the funds we donated have been spent this year (one-time purchases of up to $250 for qualified clients from the Lower Cape). We unanimously agreed to give Sharing Kindness, Inc. (an organization founded in memory of Jeremy Walters, who was a member of the Federated Church’s Youth Group), $5000 from the Virginia Cook Trust Fund and a further $1000 from the Local Mi

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