The COVID-19 pandemic kept them from setting up voter-registration tables. So the people of Douglas Congregational United Church of Christ in rural western Michigan adjusted.
The United Church of Christ is equipping congregants for the election both practically and spiritually, offering resources, webinars and an all-church worship service leading up to Nov. 3.
The United Church of Christ effort to abolish medical debt stands at $51.8 million with the latest buy just announced. A collaborative effort by 122 UCC congregations, four Associations, and more than 100 households in the Southern New England Conference has abolished in $26.2 million in medical debt.
The Rev. Joshua Baird will start work Nov. 16 as team leader of Global H.O.P.E., part of Wider Church Ministries.
More than 90 migrant children and their families marched to the border wall in Nogales, Mexico on Oct. 21, to join allies on the American side in protest of U.S. policies they call inhumane and unlawful.
Often, the chance to write for Witness for Justice is one I enjoy. Mostly I write dry(ish) policy briefs, and the chance to flex my sartorial and theological muscles in a less restrictive format is welcome.
A new video gives tips to those trying to meet an Oct. 31 deadline for submitting resolutions to be considered by the 2021 General Synod of the United Church of Christ.
How does one make tangible the lives lost to COVID-19? The deaths of more than 200,000 Americans can be hard to grasp. Now, and for the next two weeks, a United Church of Christ congregation on Long Island is using the toll of a bell to mark each one.
As voters turn out in record numbers this election season, UCC advocates urge Americans to vote and to remain vigilant, offering a Oct. 25 webinar to train clergy to stand as precinct chaplains at the polls.
The UCC's new General Synod music director, along with the rest of the team planning worship for the first-ever virtual version of the biennial event, July 11-18, 2021, is approaching the project as a creative opportunity. He hopes will include a giant, online choir.
In an annual media-justice lecture Thursday, Oct. 15, an activist for civil rights, racial justice and “revolutionary love” issued a call for a free and open internet, “a place where all of us have a voice.”
I’ve been thinking a lot about words lately, and language, encouraged by the indomitable Rev. Dr. Velda Love in the Sacred Conversations to End Racism Fall Institute.
The Rev. Mark Pettis has been called to serve as the new ecumenical and interfaith relations manager of the United Church of Christ.
The United Church of Christ is holding a virtual All Saints Day worship service on Sunday, Nov. 1, to acknowledge the loss, the grief and pain of the COVID-19 pandemic, and inviting the wider church to submit names of loved ones lost in the last year.
Leaders of the United Church of Christ and several of its ecumenical partners are calling on their members and congregations to contact elected officials about a deadly ethnic conflict in Southwestern Asia and to pray for victims of the violence.