Defiant Hope: Christian Witness in a Time of Climate Crisis, Jim Antal Preaching - Jan 7

First Church member the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal has served since 2006 as Minister and President of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ, the largest Protestant denomination in the Commonwealth. In addition to overseeing the extraordinary staff of the Massachusetts Conference, he provides ecumenical and interfaith leadership. Together with the Conference Board of Directors, he is working with the leaders of the Connecticut and Rhode Island Conferences to propose joining together as one Conference. Jim Antal is also the UCC’s national spokesperson on climate change, having authored and championed two General Synod resolutions on the subject. Prior to becoming Conference Minister, he had served as the Senior Minister of UCC churches in Shaker Heights, OH, and Newton, MA, as well as Executive Director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (USA), an interfaith pacifist organization. He is a graduate of Princeton University, Yale Divinity School, and Andover Newton Theological School.His forthcoming book Climate Church, Climate World will be published in March, 2018.


When: Sunday, January 7 @ Morning Worship