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The Council of Elders met at the home office this week.
From the Home Office . . . The Council of Elders met at the home office this week, from Monday until noon today (Thursday). The Council agenda was quite full and included much discussion. Within the next few days, the...
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Jim Tuck
Who doesn’t wonder about the mysteries of this vast universe and whether the earth is the only place which is occupied by sentient human beings like us? It is a really big question which has many sitting on the edge of their seats waiting...
Perspective Gene Roddenberry’s fictional Star Trek television series of the 1960s sparked interest about space travel. Is the earth the only place which is occupied by sentient human beings like us? It is a really big question which has...
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We are all part of that great Work of God, and we must all pray for His guidance, direction, leadership, wisdom and Spirit as we follow the Way Christ wants us to go.
From the President . . . Visiting our Italian brethren Good afternoon, brethren. My wife and I arrived home in Cincinnati earlier this week after a most enlightening and heartening trip to visit the churches and...
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Peter Eddington
The United Church of God adds a 15th episode to the Jelly short film series with, "Jelly and the Hunt for Little Larry."
[August 1, 2023] Watch Jelly’s newest short film, "Jelly and the Hunt for Little Larry." Jelly and the boys stay overnight at Camp Otterwood. When Little Larry goes missing, Jelly's friend, James, starts to feel homesick. With the help...
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Feast of Tabernacles
The 2023 Festival Youth Instruction lesson plans are now available for the upcoming Feast of Tabernacles.
These lesson plans may help youth instructors at the Feast. You can click on "Downloads" on the right-hand side of this page to download the PDFs. We have provided two separate lessons to be used on the usual two youth instruction...
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Jim Tuck
It has been around for a long time, far beyond most anything else in this world. You know what it is, but perhaps you just haven’t thought about it. This exalted and beautiful institution is one which the Devil tried to destroy in the very...
Perspective  By definition an institution is an established law, practice or custom. God established it in the garden of Eden when He officiated the ancient custom of marriage between our first parents, Adam and Eve. Marriage was...
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Our thanks go out to the many members and ministers and others who serve our brethren in every nation.
From the President . . . Visiting the British Isles Greetings brethren around the world, Last week I had the pleasure of visiting the ministry, office staff and membership in the British Isles. We spent five days...
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Jim Tuck
Most people are not aware of the high vulnerability of our electric grid system, nor are they aware of the meaning of EMP. It has the power to disrupt communications and damage electronic equipment.
EMP is an acronym for electromagnetic pulse. An EMP can occur either through natural or artificial means. In modern warfare nuclear weapons exploded in the upper atmosphere above populated areas can take out communications equipment and...
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If you ever wondered if your support of the camp programs is making a difference, I can tell you it is!
Report from Preteen Camp Ochoco Our second year for Camp Ochoco was an amazing experience! 146 campers and staff enjoyed the lessons each day provided as we all focused on the theme, “Race to Your Crown.” Pickleball, gaga ball, swimming...
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God's message of hope, a report from Southwest Camp and a Women's Enrichment Weekend in Colorado
From the President . . . Greetings brethren around the world, Last night on my home office Zoom Bible study, we covered Isaiah chapter 43. As we progress through the book of Isaiah, we see that it really is a book for...
Good Works
Lena VanAusdle
Good Works
Damages have been assessed and we’re moving forward with the work!
The dry season has arrived in Southern Malawi, so construction and repairs on homes damaged by Cyclone Freddy have begun. The pastor in the area, Gracious Mpilangwe, is overseeing the work being done. More funds will be allocated later in...
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Please continue to pray for God’s inspiration, direction and guidance as we work together to fulfill our God-given mission.
From the Treasurer . . . With the end of June marking the final month in fiscal year 2022–2023, we are encouraged to report that (unaudited figures throughout) general contributions and Holy Day offerings have increased...
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Rex Sexton
We need to be alert and making preparation for the coming days of turmoil and persecution.
The period of Ukrainian history from 1931-1934 is now known as Holodomor, from the Ukrainian words for hunger and death. It was one of the worst death tolls from starvation in the 20th century and was entirely man-caused. Nearly four...
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We need to be in growth mode during this time—so we are ready and prepared for the roles God has called us to fulfill now and in the future, into eternity.
From the President . . . Greetings brethren around the world, Here in the northern hemisphere, summer is in full swing. This is the growing time of year when fruit forms and ripens, flowers are in full bloom and the...
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Jim Tuck
Things change in the world rapidly. Nations rise and fall. Britain and the United States have held center stage in world affairs since the beginning of the 19th Century. Jesus prophesied nearly 2,000 years ago that in the end time these...
Perspective                                      Nations rise and fall, but why? How have...
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Camps are so necessary—more than ever before—and are a ray of light and hope.
From the President . . . Dear brethren around the world, Here in America, summer has arrived and the United Youth Camps season is in full swing! There is one teen camp in session this week, and two preteen youth camps, one in Florida...
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Jim Tuck
The economies of the world are in a volatile state as prices surge on transportation costs, housing and food. Inflation is making it difficult for families to live on the standard they once enjoyed. Is a great reduction of our standard of...
Perspective                                      No one doubts the days of old are gone,...
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This week has been an exciting one, especially with a successful time at Camp Gilmont for preteen campers.
Report From Camp Gilmont The first year of Camp Gilmont, located in the Piney Woods of East Texas, was a success! From June 4–7, 35 preteen campers along with 32 adult and teen staff enjoyed a camp experience that was abundant with God’...
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Chris Rowland
Interested in working for the United Church of God? This page contains current employment opportunities, and will be updated as new jobs become available.
Jobs will be removed when they are officially filled, so feel free to apply to any opportunity you see listed on this page!  Client Relationship Specialist The United Church of God has announced an opening for a client...
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Jim Tuck
There is an assault on the institution of marriage and family, and a major cultural change is afoot. It is incumbent on all of those who wish to obey God to protect the institution of marriage and family from this corrupt generation.
Perspective                                      A nuclear family is a family group consisting...