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Byberg is back!! 

  • The annual preaching workshop is scheduled for January 23-25, 2023 in Seaside Oregon.
  • The 2023 main speaker is Rev. Traci Blackmon.  Rev. Blackmon is the Associate General Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries for The United Church of Christ and Senior Pastor of Christ The King United Church of Christ in Florissant, MO.  She is a powerful preacher who was recently featured at the Festival of Homiletics. Rev. Blackmon also has extensive pastoral experience on the national stage helping communities of color, and our nation as a whole, work through the strong social and institutional challenges and weaknesses that have brought us to this time of intense partisan turmoil.
  • Br. Stefan Andre Waligur is onboard to be our Chaplain and Musician. Br. Stefan is a contemplative musician and composer. He was classically trained at the New England Conservatory, graduated from Eastern Theological Seminary, did post-graduate work in Ireland and Scotland, and had a life changing visit to the Taize Community in France. His music for congregational singing uses American rhythms, Celtic melodies and the call and response style of Indian Kirtan.
  • For more information see our website at