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  • "Religion will not again regain its old power until it can face change in the same spirit as does science.
    Its principles may be eternal, but the expression of those principles requires continual development."
    -- Alfred North Whitehead in Science and the Modern World

    Meet Our Newest "Adopted" Child

    We are now the proud sponsor of Miss Arlet Yosselin Hernandez Fernandez who lives near Jalisco, Mexico.  Arlet was selected to replace Kristine Joy who was our first sponsored child.  Kristine has turned 19 and has graduated from the Children International program

    Arlet is 16 years old.  She lives with her mother and father and 4 siblings (1 brother, 3 sisters).  Her father operates a small store and her mother is a homemaker.

    We chose to sponsor Arlet because her family lives on an income of approximately $300 (USD) per month.  Providing for medical and education needs is difficult under such circumstances.  But now, First United Church of Christ Second Life will help defray those expenses!  We have planned a fund-raiser dance and auction in second life to raise funds to support Arlet.  You can help, too, by donating to support the expenses of maintaining this ministry.

    Thank you for visiting!

    You can visit us any time at First United Church of Christ and Conference Center in the virtual world Second Life -- 24-hours a day, every day.  If you have a viewer for Second Life already installed on your computer, you will be teleported directly.  If not, you can get a viewer -- free -- by visiting our links page.  Our links page is also where you will find tutorials, articles about Second Life and the impact of the virtual world on real people, and much, much more.

    You will find a lot to explore when you visit us!  Pictured below is a 5 pm Psalter service in Peace Grove. If you are a Second Life resident, come join us!  If not a resident yet, now you have a reason!  To see the latest snapshots in our gallery, click here.

    Our Mission

    First United Church of Christ and Conference Center is founded and exists to be
    the voice of Progressive Christianity in virtual universes.
    We live out the United Church of Christ notion of extravagant welcome
    by providing for all who desire a place to worship
    and who seek a community of love and acceptance.

    We are proud to be a part of the world's fastest growing LGBT-welcoming church movement, the Open and Affirming Coalition of the United Church of Christ.
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