General Synod 2017: Sunday, July 2 Videos

Rev. Randy Mayer of the Southwest Conference spoke about the Synod resolution, "On Becoming an Immigrant Welcoming Church," which passed with 93% of the votes. View this video on YouTube.

John Dorhauer, General Minister and President of the UCC, addresed the Western Region Conference Caucus. View this video on YouTube.

Kristina Lizardy-Hajbi, Director of the Center for Analytics, Research and Data (CARD) in the UCC, explained an approach to measuring church vitality that focuses on the impact a church makes on its community rather than on dollars and membership. View this video on YouTube.

"There Is a River" was sung at Synod. The theme for the biennial gathering was "Make Glad," inspired by Psalm 46:4, which reads, "There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy place where the Most High dwells." View this video on YouTube.