Commentary: We Need a Caravan of Compassion
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:00:02 -0500

I am deeply troubled by the continued escalation and racist rhetoric against Central American migrants and others heading towards our border.

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For UCC youth ministry, the future is now
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:12:33 -0500

A fall gathering, a Lenten devotional, and planning for a 2020 National Youth Event — current initiatives adding new life to Youth Ministry in the UCC.

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Northern California churches offer solace, support to wildfire victims
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:26:00 -0500

Amidst the worst wildfires in California history, the people of several United Church of Christ faith communities are reaching out with love to neighbors and to strangers, offering solace and support.

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Support migrant families through UCC ministries on Giving Tuesday
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:27:00 -0500

As an Immigrant Welcoming Church, United Church of Christ congregations at the border and beyond are deeply involved in supporting people who are entering the United States with little or no resources. The UCC hopes to raise $25,000 on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, to strengthen that ministry.

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Women to set historic precedent at UCC General Synod in Milwaukee
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 10:12:00 -0500

A lineup of creative and dynamic preachers and worship services will highlight the UCC’s biennial General Synod, June 21-25, 2019, at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.

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UCC General Synod organizers launch website, open registration for Milwaukee 2019 event
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:00:00 -0500

In less than eight months, members of the United Church of Christ will be converging in Milwaukee, Wisc., for the denomination’s 32nd General Synod. Register today!

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UCC National Officers condemn presidential proclamation barring access to some asylum seekers
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:15:18 -0500

National leadership of the United Church of Christ, challenging Donald Trump's presidential proclamation to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country between ports of entry, sides with the American Civil Liberties Union, which immediately challenged the regulation in court.

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Delays don’t deter young plaintiff in landmark climate lawsuit
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:54:00 -0500

A group of young people suing the federal government to hold it accountable for contributing to climate change has run into yet another judicial delay.

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Commentary: How Long Lord…How Long?
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:00:00 -0500

Last week Maurice E. Stallard and Vicki Lee Jones were murdered while shopping at a Kroger grocery store in Jeffersontown, Kentucky.

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Ohio church takes leap of faith with purchase of second ministry space
Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:00:00 -0500

A Cleveland-area UCC church striving to provide inclusive ministry to all just took a giant step forward, closing on a new 8.29-acre site that will open up all sorts of possibilities.

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Interactive Just Act calendar comes together across UCC ministries, inspired by 3 Great Loves
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500

Interactive calendar inspired by 3 Great Loves outlines 365 ways to show love toward neighbors, children and creation.

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Nominations open for Antoinette Brown Awards, honoring trailblazing women clergy
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 15:00:00 -0500

The United Church of Christ announced today (Nov. 5) that nominations are open for the biennial Antoinette Brown Awards, honoring trailblazing women clergy.

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The Pension Boards adds gun screen to investment policy
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:36:09 -0500

Along with local vigils and statements from UCC National and Conference leaders after the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the Pension Boards-United Church of Christ is taking a significant step toward action on gun violence in America.

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UCC leaders disheartened by misleading rhetoric about migrant caravan, plan to bar asylum
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:38:00 -0400

UCC leaders denounce the Trump Administration's announced plan to block asylum to migrants crossing the U.S. border between ports of entry, as the military plans to send troops to respond to what has been called "a contrived pre-election crisis."

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New York UCC advocate brings others together to get out the climate justice vote
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:00:04 -0400

A UCC environmental justice advocate in New York convenes an ecumenical group concerned about climate change to get out the vote on November 6.

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