February 27, 2017
The water protectors have broken camp along the Cannon Ball River, and construction has resumed on the final section of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. But the Standing Rock Sioux and the Cheyenne River Sioux tribes and their allies are continuing their efforts to bring the project to a halt before oil flows under a reservoir at the Missouri River
February 24, 2017
The former chief investment officer for the Pension Boards-United Church of Christ, Inc. and United Church Funds is being remembered by colleagues for his wisdom, guidance and leadership. George Doty III died on Thursday, Feb. 16, at age 81 in Sarasota, Fla.
February 23, 2017
LGBTQ activists across the United Church of Christ are denouncing the Trump Administration's move to rescind protections for transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms based on the gender with which they identify.
There is a story we have told ourselves as a nation. It is the story of who America is, and it rests on the belief that we are a monolithic culture.
February 22, 2017
The Department of Homeland Security's sweeping changes in immigration enforcement, with new policies that give customs agents and law enforcement more freedom to arrest, detain and deport people without papers, are riling up UCC clergy around the country.
February 21, 2017
A UCC national officer emboldened more than 600 clergy and social justice advocates from 13 countries in attendance at a worldwide religious conference to dismantle racism in any shape and form.
The United Church of Christ's General Synod 31 faces a tall task this summer during business sessions. Delegates must debate as many as 20 resolutions submitted for consideration, decide on a set of changes to the UCC Constitution and Bylaws that would alter the leadership structure of the church's national setting and elect one of the denomination's national officers.
A UCC congregation in western New York with a long–time commitment to social justice becomes a sanctuary church to shelter vulnerable individuals, just as it did during WWII.
February 20, 2017
Members of Wellspring UCC in Virginia spoke out on Friday, Feb. 17, against raids U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents conducted outside a church-run hypothermia shelter in Alexandria,Va. last week.
A couple of United Church of Christ pastors find God in glitter. And on Ash Wednesday, they hope scores of others can too.