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KYP: Invest & Reimagine

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March to End Racism

An Investment in Renewal 
The UCC provides more than a half a million dollars to 12 New and Renewing Spiritual Communities through 2017 grants. Read more >>

FEATURES
12 Baskets Cafe

Reimagining Theological Formation
A contemplative community formed in Cleveland begins the rethinking process around ways to transform how and what the UCC teaches, how we articulate what we believe and how we declare who we are in the world. Learn more >>

Earth Day = Care for Creation
Five things your church can do to honor the Earth. Check out these ideas >>
A Call for Candidates
The General Synod Nominating Committee is accepting nominations for the UCC Board of Directors and General Synod 2021 Moderators. Learn more >>
End Violence and Suffering in Syria
Disciples and UCC leadership oppose airstrike, call for end to violence and suffering in Syria. Read the statement >>
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Fiddler on the Roof
Who better to have 'here is what's on my heart' conversation with than the Sacred. Listen to the podcast >>
Are You a WISE Congregation?
Mental health challenges affect 1 out of 4 people—and churches can be a resource in response. Learn action steps both individuals and congregations can use to become WISE (Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged) about mental health May 4 in Downers Grove, Ill. Learn more about the annual conference and register today >>
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HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
Despite mayor's objections, city council votes to support sanctuary, Massachusetts church
Right of refugees, right to demonstrate peacefully, right to dignity
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UCC IN THE NEWS
UCC church rallies against anti-sanctuary ordinance in California community
A simple church sign means a lot
Massachusetts mayor takes on First Amendment over sanctuary issue
Michigan church prepares for pushback regarding sanctuary designation
Iowa church garners attention by sharing acceptance for LGBTQ community at multi-cultural fair
Rev. Traci Blackmon honored for spirituality leadership
UCC Minister: 5 do’s and don’ts for using your church building well
Arizona church holds forum on increased gun control
Pennsylvania church holds active shooter safety seminar
Young organizers hold town hall on gun violence in Wisconsin
Ohio church to hold Sacred Conversations on Race
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Cultivating the connection between soil and the soul with 'FaithLands'
Many Americans lack basic holocaust knowledge, survey finds
At Auschwitz, thousands join the March of the Living to honor the dead
Abuse survivors demand concrete action after pope admits 'serious errors'
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Summer Resources
Donate to the Annual Fund
 
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Commentary: We Need a Caravan of Compassion For UCC youth ministry, the future is now