Get to know your G.M.P.

The UCC’s new General Minister and President, the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, recently sat down for a video interview with UCNews. In this first excerpt of a continuing series, he describes his spiritual journey and ministry experience along with his hopes and dreams for the UCC during his time as its leader.

“I hope we have a journey that is memorable, because we’ve all been engaged in moving the church forward,” Black said. “I’m certainly aware that I don’t have everything that it takes – that we are really dependent upon the Holy Spirit. I’m also aware that God has gifted us corporately with what we need to get the United Church of Christ to a different place that is consonant with our times and the needs of the people.”

To read more and watch the video visit:Get to know your G.M.P.


About Jeff

A long time resident of Southeastern Michigan, I am husband to the beautiful Trisha and father to three incredibly bright, compassionate, amazing young adults. I have been called husband, father, brother, friend, demon, scoundrel, team-mate, leader, misfit. I constantly seek personal and professional environments that encourage creativity, empower individuals, and foster excellence. is an opportunity to share thought and opinion based on my personal and professional experience. My passion for learning remains the driver to become a better friend, husband, and father. The focus of my professional efforts (and satisfaction in what I do) is developing effective teams and equipping others to become exceptional leaders. My personal mission statement: to inspire, to love, to promise, to share, to believe that nothing is impossible
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