United Church Of Christ

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God Closed a Window and Opened a Door

March 4, 2014

Reflecting on my life, I recognize God’s hand leading me through the times of joy and sorrow. I can now trace the turns in the road that led me to the best thing that happened to me in my life: coming home to the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. ... more
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Larry Dimock: Former United Church of Christ Minister

August 26, 2002

Larry was brought up in the United Church of Christ, being a son of a minister of that denomination. As a young man he pursued questions about the meaning of life, majoring in philosophy in college. After college, deciding that human wisdom wasn’t enough, so he returned to the Scriptures and entered seminary to study for the ministry. His ministry was successful with many Bible studies in his congregation. One day he was reading The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton. This book challenged Larry and answered his questions ... more

Fr. Rolf Tollefson: Former Member of the United Church of Christ

July 8, 2002

Father Rolf was reared in the United Church of Christ and was very active in the choir and other youth activities. As a pre-med student, he became interested in the historic Church. The writings of Josef Cardinal Ratzinger were a special help to him. He began to pray the Divine Office and was received into the Catholic Church in 1993. Soon after, he felt God’s call to the priesthood. Father Rolf was ordained a Catholic priest in 2001. ... more
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Fr. E. Slider Steuernol: Former Presbyterian Minister

May 22, 1998

Fr. Steuernol was baptized Methodist, in West Virginia. At first he was ordained a minister in the United Church of Christ but later in the Presbyterian church. Fr. Steuernol visited a Trappist looking for a “supernatural thing in worship”. “As Protestants, we tend to be rational in our worship.” As a pastor, he got tired of feeling like the success of worship was based on how well he preached. Fr. Steuernol said he found what he was looking for in the Mass. He was ordained a Catholic priest, in 1996. Fr. ... more