On Sunday, June 5, the Council of Christian Churches within the Unitarian Universalist Association will hold its annual convocation at First Parish in Weston, Weston, Massachusetts.
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Our keynote speaker is the Rev. Carl Scovel and the title of the event and his talk is “Amazing Grace: The Love of God in the Lives We Live.”
The Reverend Carl R. Scovel grew up in China, the son of medical missionaries. He attended the American School in Shanghai, Oberlin College, and Harvard Divinity School. Carl has been ordained as a minister for 54 years, including First Parish in Sudbury and, for 32 years, King’s Chapel in Boston. Carl Scovel has been active in affairs of the UUA, and served as editor of The Unitarian Christian for seven years. He received the UUA’s Distinguished Service Award in 2000.
He is active in pastoral work, teaching, and leading retreats. Carl has been married to Faith Greeley Scovel for 53 years, with three children and seven grandchildren. Carl and Faith live in Jamaica Plain.
The day begins at 1 p.m. with lunch and speakers to follow.
Convocation 2011 Schedule
- 1:00 pm Conversation, coffee, and sandwiches.
- 2:00 pm Reverend Carl R. Scovel, Keynote Speaker, Minister Emeritus of King’s Chapel, Boston, “Amazing Grace: The Love of God in the Lives We Live”
- 2:45 pm Workshop: Grace in the Church: Rev. Dr. Adam Tierney-Eliott, Pastor, Eliot Church, Natick; Rev. Mark Caggiano, Minister, First Church in Chestnut Hill.
- 3:45 pm Business Meeting
- 4:00 pm Holy Communion Service; Rev. Terry Burke, First Church in Jamaica Plain.
See the CCCUUA Convention XXIX (2011) Brochure (PDF) for registration details.