April 27, 2017
At Synod, we will introduce a new campaign - Three Great Loves.
Almost 300 advocates from United Church of Christ congregations around the country have registered to march with the church contingent at the People's Climate March on Saturday in Washington, D.C.
April 26, 2017
When delegates and visitors assemble for the 31st General Synod this summer in Baltimore, worship will take them into the United Church of Christ's biennial gathering, and it will conclude it. Drawing on the General Synod theme "Make Glad," every aspect of those life-affirming worship services will marry the work for justice and peace, emphasizing the role of the UCC in creating a just world for all.
April 24, 2017
The UCC's Rev. Traci Blackmon was one of seven religious leaders arrested in the Hart Senate Building Monday afternoon during a peaceful protest aimed at drawing attention to a federal budget proposal that makes deep cuts in programs that address human needs in order to increase defense spending.
A small Wisconsin church, making its mark in House Speaker Paul Ryan's hometown of Janesville, Wisc., voted to become an Immigrant Welcoming Congregation and is moving to put that decision into practice in its community.
An undocumented immigrant and community activist now in sanctuary in a Denver church has been named one of the Time 100: most influential people of 2017.
April 21, 2017
Every Monday morning, the sounds of sewing machines, lively conversation and laughter can be heard at David's UCC in Kettering, Ohio. The women of the "Warm Wishes" ministry are at work with the sole purpose of keeping their neighbors warm.
What if the church were to begin to act like the earth was the Lord's?
April 20, 2017
Good religion can be such a nuisance sometimes, especially for self-righteous lawmakers who prefer to throw around sentimental, misinformed caricatures of Christian scripture, while ignoring the thrust of its actual contents.
What started as a literacy program has blossomed into a call to welcome the stranger among them. Sylvania United Church of Christ, located in the suburbs of Toledo, Ohio, has taken on a larger role in its community to assist refugees who are trying to make a new life in their community.