The funds raised support leadership development, new churches, youth ministry, and innovation in existing congregations. You can make an STC offering any time up to the end of June, 2023
The Strengthen the Church (STC) Offering reflects the shared commitment of people across the United Church of Christ to cooperatively build up the UCC. Conferences and the national setting equally share the gifts given by members and friends through their local congregations. The funds raised support leadership development, new churches, youth ministry, and innovation in existing congregations. By your generosity to this offering, you build up the Body of Christ.
As God calls our congregations to be the church in new ways, your generosity will plant new churches, awaken new ideas in existing churches and develop the spiritual life in our youth and young adults. Most congregations will receive the STC offering on Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 2021. Contributions can be made online at any time here.
Promotional items for the 2021 offering – images, stories, worship videos, church-wide activities, envelopes and more – can be found for free at strengthen the church offering 2021.