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.
To help call attention to the ways people can counteract injustice and establish equality, General Synod will feature acclaimed activist, the Rev. William Barber II, at its Gala banquet to speak about what it takes to create a just world for all.
The United Church of Christ responds to the emergency in South Sudan and three other African countries, sending an initial $85,000 in aid to combat a crisis fueled by drought, famine and massive food shortages.
March 27, 2017
With creation care and climate change topping the list of priorities United Church of Christ members believe the church needs to focus on in the future, expect a huge contingent of UCC earth care advocates in Washington D.C. next month for the People's Climate March.
March 23, 2017
A move is afoot in certain sectors of our society to put a permanent muffler on a special interest group that has been variously labeled as "whiney" and "obnoxiously persistent."
A very small congregation in Southeast Idaho praying for two of their own has the support of their entire community, after an explosion and fire in the church boiler room severely injures the moderator and his wife.
March 22, 2017
A day before the expected vote March 23 by lawmakers on a bill to overhaul the health care system, faith leaders rallied the public in a march on Capitol Hill, delivering copies of sacred texts to the offices of House Speaker Paul Ryan — sharing the stories of how Christ, the Great Physician, healed the sick and the poor.
A young refugee from Africa, and an ambassador for the United Church of Christ's One Great Hour of Sharing, Esther Ngemba is speaking out as often as she can about the plight of refugees.
March 21, 2017
When the United Church of Christ's Strategic Implementation Task Force surveyed 4,000 church members recently to find out which issues matter most to the denomination as a whole, climate change came out on top.
After setting foot on the ground in Gaza, an area of inaccessibility in the Middle East, the Rev. James Moos described life in dire terms for the 2 million Palestinians living there as having "never been worse."