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Total number of congregations: 853
US Congregations: 734
States Represented: 40
US Territories Represented: 2
Countries Represented: 16

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Blood Drive Sign-Up Now Open!

By Kristy Thomas

This year, we will be hosting a blood drive with Carter Blood Care as our service project during the Annual Gathering.  Appointments for donating blood are scheduled on a first come, first served basis and available from 12:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Monday, October 5th and Tuesday, October 6th. Volunteer sign-up is being handled separately from Annual Gathering registration.  To schedule an appointment, click on one of the links ... More

Early Bird Registration Ends September 1st!

By Kristy Thomas

Tuesday, September 1st is the last day to register as an "Early Bird" and save $50 per person on the cost of registration for the Annual Gathering! Registration rates for visitors, church leaders, church members and voting delegates are as follows: 9/1 & before: $200; 9/2 Ė 9/25: $225; after 9/25: $250. More

Plan Now: October is Pastor & Staff Appreciation Month!

By Steve Lien

Did you know that Thanksgiving sometimes comes in October? Well, not the official Thanksgiving, but elements of thanksgiving have found their way into October in many congregations, because the second Sunday in October has been designated as Clergy Appreciation Day, and some congregations observe this spirit of Thanksgiving all month long! More

Annual Gathering to Include Recognition of Ordinations

By Steve Lien

Our Annual Gathering is a great time to renew friendships, catch up on one another’s lives and ministeries, and, as was the case last year, thank others for their faithful service to Christ.  Last year we began what we hope will be an annual event when we recognized significant ordination anniversaries.  Leadership Magazine recently reported that of every twenty pastors who begin ministry, only one retires from ministry, ... More