March 28, 2017
Setting aside their different viewpoints, and focusing on what they share in common, four Protestant churches in the United States have embraced a shared journey during the last two decades as part of their commitment to reconciling the separated branches of the Church of Jesus Christ.
March 15, 2017
Tucked away in the southeast corner of New Hampshire, Community Church of Durham has been putting its shoulders behind the effort to help Syrian refugees who've come to the United States for safety. The United Church of Christ congregation is ramping up efforts ahead of the UCC's One Great Hour of Sharing mission offering, looking to raise money that supports local athletes at home — while supporting a critical humanitarian cause abroad.
March 4, 2017
A battle over an anticipated revision to the White House's travel ban is building up in ecumenical circles. The United Church of Christ is adding its voice to a new nationwide effort of three dozen faith groups in support of refugees that responds to the needs of the most vulnerable and seeks to restore their hopes for resettling in the United States.
February 17, 2017
A UCC minister in Denver is providing pastoral care to a mother and grandmother, now in sanctuary, who has lived in the United States for 20 years and is facing the prospect of deportation.
February 3, 2017
On his third day on the job with the UCC national offices, the the Rev. Andrew DeBraber took an early morning walk over to the Federal Courthouse in Cleveland to offer an extravagant welcome to almost a hundred newly nationalized citizens of the United States.
January 31, 2017
President Trump's order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States caused fear and uncertainty at customs in airports around the country Friday night, and that travel clampdown quickly turned those airports into protest zones in several cities over the weekend.
January 27, 2017
Almost 100 United Church of Christ clergy, pastors and executives are among 2,000 interfaith leaders from across the country opposing President Donald Trump's plan to block refugees from entering the United States.
January 18, 2017
The people of Cuba are very interested in how the incoming administration will deal with the thawing diplomatic relationship between the United States and their country, a topic bright up frequently when a UCC executive visited there recently.
January 17, 2017
As Syrian families who find their way to the East Coast overcome the obstacles of refugee resettlement in the United States, they are finding help from the congregations of the Connecticut Conference United Church of Christ.