3 Great Loves News

3 Great Loves News

Sharing love of neighbor in Charlottesville

UCC ministers and mission teams deployed around the community of Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday had a job to do - to offer hospitality, love and care in the church, on the streets and in the hospital.


Virginia church shows love of children by stitching together small quilts

A small United Church of Christ congregation in Virginia is showing that its size is determined more by its heart than the number of members. Through a 3 Great Loves mission project making quilts for distribution in the surrounding community, Mt. Calvary UCC is visibly demonstrating its love for children.


Ohio church holds Safety Town for refugee children

Ohio congregations provide safety education in a community project inspired by the Holy Spirit. Watch the video!


UCC clergy among Minnesota activists demanding justice following fatal shootings by police

The UCC was well represented at multifaith march in a Minneapolis neighborhood Thursday evening, where hundreds gathered to pray, mourn and demand justice for the people around the country killed by police, including 40-year old Justine Damond, fatally shot by a Minneapolis officer last weekend.


UCC pastors stand with young woman from Africa as she's granted asylum in U.S.

A 22 year old lesbian from Africa, escaping persecution and brutality at the hands of her father and her husband, was supported by her faith family at a Batavia, N.Y. federal detention center as she faced an immigration judge, who granted her asylum in the United States.


Church camp in Chicago provides a place for all God's children

This church camp kingdom of God in Lincoln Park embodies two of UCC's Three Great Loves.


Church exhausts $50,000 in love of neighbor, to keep water flowing in Flint

It's been just over three weeks since Woodside Church in Flint, Mich., offered to pay water bills for neighbors in need. After writing more than 150 checks, over $50,000, the church is tapped out.


UCC pastor shows love of neighbor by going to Iraq to work with women refugees

A UCC pastor is heading to Iraq and refugee camps, to document empowerment work focused on helping women find a way to support themselves and their families.



Church volunteers show love of neighbor with commitment to refugee resettlement in Maryland

A Maryland UCC congregation is showing love of their neighbors in several ways, supporting refugee families and helping them find their way in a new country, a new culture and a new community.

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