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Watch both "Magnified" short videos on YouTube.
The United Church of God and Beyond Today have released a second video in the series called “Magnified.” Is the Feast of Tabernacles relevant in 2023? Observing this annual festival gives us a window into God’s thinking...
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Twelve video recordings are now available.
A total of 12 video recordings of the Ambassador Bible College class, “Acts of the Apostles,” are now available to view at: ucg.org/ambassador-bible-college/acts-of-the-apostles-ambassador-bible-college. A new video will be released...
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President Rick Shabi shares accounts of the work, internationally and domestically.
Greetings brethren around the world. This is the second issue of our new weekly communication from the home office in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is designed to keep you up to date on the work around the world, as we all strive to fulfill the...
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We are all a vital part of the work of God.
Dear members and ministers, Welcome to the first issue of the revised home office newsletter we have named “Home Office Weekly Update.” We are all a vital part of the work of God. He has called each of us, and He has placed each of...
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Join us for a dance themed on Jane Austen's book, "Pride & Prejudice."
Please join us on Feb. 18, 2023 for a “Pride and Prejudice” themed formal dance held at 10 Lincoln St., Westford, Massachusetts 01886. Sabbath services are at 2:30 p.m., followed by a shared meal (please bring a side dish to contribute)....
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We welcome the whole family to join us from March 10-12, 2023 for a special weekend.
The Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, congregations will host a regional weekend from March 10-12, with the theme “Planted by the River.” Taken from Psalm 1:1-3, the focus of the weekend will be on how to live a life that is firmly grounded in...
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Maryse Pebworth
Join us in France for the Feast of Tabernacles 2023!
Your French brothers and sisters in Christ are pleased to welcome you back to Club Miléade La Gaillarde for the Feast of Tabernacles in 2023. The Feast will be held on the beautiful French Riviera near the well-known tourist destinations...
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Jim Tuck
In Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution adopted in 1947, 75 years ago, Japan renounced war forever. However, recent events may mean Japan will become a bigger military player on the world’s stage.
Perspective             The word “Japan” means “the origin of the sun” or where the sun rises. “Nippon” also means the same thing, and is the official name of Japan. Japan (or Nippon) is often...
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The apostle Paul encouraged the Thessalonian congregation to pray for him as he carried out Jesus Christ’s great commission to spread the gospel (Matthew 24:14; 28:19-20). “Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have...
Paul clearly recognized the vital importance of this mission. He told the Corinthian brethren, “For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of, for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel (1...
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Steve Myers
This year’s theme was “Your Next Step” focusing on our spiritual journey.
The Cincinnati Winter Family Weekend 2022 was a wonderful opportunity for God’s people to come together for a time of activities for everyone! Winter was the word, as arctic storm “Elliott” pounded much of America and...
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Rex Sexton
A successful Northwest Family Weekend was held by the Portland, Oregon, congregation.
The Portland, Oregon, congregation welcomed nearly 200 brethren from around the Pacific Northwest to another annual Northwest Family Weekend from Dec. 23–25. While cold temperatures, snowy weather and icy conditions on Thursday evening...
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We’d love to have you join us for the Feast 2023 in Israel!
The UCG Israel 2023 Feast of Tabernacles Tour is almost at capacity! There are still about 20 spaces if you’d like to join us. Please let us know by filling out the registration link on our website. You will also find details and costing...
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Maryse Pebworth
Feast of Tabernacles
Join us for the Feast of Tabernacles at the Club Miléade La Gaillarde on the French Riviera
Your French brothers and sisters in Christ are pleased to welcome you back to Club Miléade La Gaillarde for the Feast of Tabernacles in 2023.  The Feast will be held on the beautiful French Riviera near the well-known tourist...
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Jim Tuck
Lies and people who practice lying are a part of what most people deal with every day. Even our government leaders elected to serve the people do not speak the truth nor give us the straight facts. It is incumbent upon true followers of...
Perspective Lying has been with us since the Garden of Eden when the Serpent lied to our first parents by telling them they would “not surely die.” He hid the real truth from them to morph their minds to rebel against God...
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Rick Shabi
This Sabbath weekend is scheduled to bring together one of the largest annual gatherings of God’s people.
Across much of the United States bitter cold, severe winter weather is arriving this week. The reports of below-zero “wind chill” temperatures, high winds and snow will impact travel. The cold will even reach into Florida, where below...
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Join us for the Winter Family Weekend Webcast!
We are planning to webcast the Friday evening Bible study and Sabbath services from the Winter Family Weekend being held this weekend near Cincinnati, Ohio. The Bible study begins on Friday evening, Dec. 23, at 7:30 p.m. EST and Sabbath...
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Philip Aust
Join us for the 11th annual Atlanta Ski Trip!
If you’ve found yourself of late thinking about the excitement of moving fast down the slopes on skis or a snowboard at one of the southeast’s ski resorts, dream no longer. With winter-like temperatures and snow in the forecast, the 2023...
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Ben Light
Good Works
We’re in the calm before the storm...
As we work through final camp preparations before the youth arrive this afternoon to Moolmanshoek Leadership Development Center outside of Ficksburg, South Africa.  In a little less than an hour, our campers will begin arriving...
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Len Martin
Chairman Letter
Let us all remain steadfast in our resolve to continue growing to be like our elder brother Jesus Christ.
Another year on the civil calendar is drawing to a close. For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere the days are shorter and colder. There are more hours of darkness than hours of light. Today is the day of the year with the...
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Rick Shabi
It is exciting to be part of God’s work.
Last week the Council of Elders met, and by now most of you have had the opportunity to read the Council reports and peruse the discussions. Among the several significant agenda items was a presentation of the proposed operational...