Authorized Ministers Luncheon 2018
Four Points by Sheraton
275 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT 06450
Join us as we celebrate the 25th & 50th Ordination Anniversaries of Authorized Ministers who have guided our churches and congregations, been leaders in our Conference, who have been chaplains and educators in our communities, and who have faithfully served the United Church of Christ. Featuring Keynote Speaker The Rev. Kaji Spellman Douša, Senior Pastor of The Park Avenue Christian Church in Manhattan “The Park”.
50 Year Recipients
The Rev. David G. Christensen, Jr., The Rev. John M. Hay, The Rev. Edward R. Mayes, The Rev. Dr. Peter J. Meister,
The Rev. Dr. John B. Pelletier (Posthumously), The Rev. Gordon R. Vought
25 Year Recipients
The Rev. Anne S. Alvord, The Rev. Sidat F. Balgobin (Posthumously),
The Rev. Ruth Chartier, The Rev. Judith M. Cooke,
The Rev. Paul J. Doyle, The Rev. Robert G. Faulhaber,
The Rev. Dr. Jan C Gregory-Charpentier, The Rev. Heather S. Hopkins,
The Rev. Lynn S. Kramer, The Rev. David C. Nutt, The Rev. Audrey Philcox,
The Rev. Edythe Steele
This call of invitation goes out to all of their colleagues in ordained ministry, lay leaders, friends and family who have spiritually surrounded and nurtured each one of them, and have been a witness in the churches and settings where they have served.
About our Keynote Speaker - The Rev. Kaji Spellman Douša
The Rev. Kaji Douša is Senior Pastor of The Park Avenue Christian Church, “The Park” in New York City. In the congregation’s 207 years, she is the first woman called to this role. Her ministry focuses on deepening connections, empowering voices and finding refreshment in Spirit-filled ways. An award-winning preacher and liturgist, she has held several fellowships including: the Beatitudes Society, the UCC Pension Boards' Next Generation Leadership Initiative, the UCC Presidential Fellowship and Chair of The New Sanctuary Coalition.
Advance registration is required to attend. The cost for the luncheon is $35.00 per person. Lunch will be a hot buffet with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options available.
Questions? Contact Jill Ford, CTUCC Program Associate.