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Annual Meeting 2014 will be April 25 to 27 in Seattle

“Welcome Home” is the theme for the 2014 Pacific Northwest Conference UCC Annual Meeting, which will be held Friday to Sunday, April 25 to 27, at University Congregational UCC in Seattle.

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"Welcome Home" is the 2014 Annual Meeting theme.

Featured speakers are Christena Cleveland, assistant professor of psychology at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn.; the Rev. Lillian Daniel, a pastor, writer and teacher who has been senior minister of the First Congregational Church of Glen Ellyn, Ill., since 2004, and the Rev. Mike Denton, PNC conference minister.

Christena, the author of Disunity in Christ: Uncovering the Hidden Forces that Keep Us Apart, is a researcher and teacher with organizational experience in building unity as she consults with pastors and organizational leaders on multicultural issues.

Lillian, author if When Spiritual But Not Religious Is Not Enough:  Seeing God in Surprising Places, Even the Church, offers a case for why religious community matters.

She co-authored This Odd and Wondrous Calling: The Public and Private Lives of Two Ministers with Martin Copenhaver. Her first book, Tell It Like It Is: Reclaiming the Practice of Testimony is the story of one church’s attempt to get people to talk to each other about God.

Mike, who was ordained in 1999 after graduating from Chicago Theological Seminary has been conference minister since January 2008.  He has worked 25 years with religious institutions in street ministry, housing rights and as association co-minister for the Chicago Metropolitan Association of the Illinois Conference.

Annual Meeting includes worship and singing, business and resolutions, workshops and fellowship.

For information, call 509-624-1366 or email

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