KYP: Living large during Lent

KYP: Living large during Lent

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'Taking On,' not 'Giving Up'

Anticipating Easter, members of a small but mighty New Mexico church are working to bring more kindness to their community, taking on good works in God's name during Lent instead of giving up something.


Learn more about 40 Days of Kindness >>
FEATURES
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Announcing the NYE Worship Teams
Innovation, diversity, and a wide range of music are attributes of the two worship teams — Tribe of Judah and Glocal — who will provide the harmony and soundtrack to this summer's National Youth Event.
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Get Social!
Are you in charge of your church's social media but don't know how to manage it? Subscribe to the UCC's new social media letter, “Get Social,” for tips from UCC social media manager Marchaé Grair. Subscribe today >>
Beyond Water Bottles — How Can We Help?
It's clear that there is a problem in Flint, Mich., that is way bigger than clean water. The UCC's Rev. Brooks Berndt, minister of environmental justice, has some ideas for what congregations can do to change the conversation around environmental racism, and how we can respond to the crisis in Flint. Watch the conversation >>
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Be Thou My Vision
Find power in the simple surrender to the divine Creator, and see the beauty in everything. In today's podcast, the Rev. John Dorhauer reflects on how his favorite hymn helps keep him inspired along his journey of faith. Listen in >>
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Forging a Path
"Preparing for, Stepping into, and Sustaining Public Leadership" is open to all women authorized ministers in the United Church of Christ. Join fellow clergywomen at the Carefree Resort and Conference Center in Arizona, April 18-20. Keynotes by 2015 UCC Antoinette Brown awardees the Rev. Traci Blackmon, the Rev. Sharon Ellis Davis, and the Rev. Martha Spong. Learn more >>
Why Black Lives Matter
We live out the love of God justly by publicly claiming #BlackLivesMatter. By insisting on the intrinsic worth of all human beings, Jesus models for us how God loves justly, and how his disciples can love publicly in a world of inequality. Read more and order Black Lives Matter buttons to share during Black History Month >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
Unity, diversity converge on Ash Wednesday
Commentary: Civil rights activists, not terrorists
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Plastic-bag 'fast' in Maryland latest in a more modern take on Lent
Ohio pastor offers Ashes to Go
No time on Ash Wednesday? There's a drive-thru for that
Massachusetts ministers offer train riders 'Ashes to Go'
Connecticut youth group rocks for charity
North Carolina church tackles climate change
Maryland Faith Community Health Network brings patients, faith together
'Fusion' emerges out of former Ohio church
'Our Whole Lives' improves lacking sex ed curriculum
Wisconsin church's play with a purpose
Controversy over demolition of aging Illinois church
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
How Scalia’s death affects key cases before the Supreme Court this year
Wheaton College students, alumni plan solidarity fast
Religion: Friend or foe of the common good?
Charleston shooting survivor Jennifer Pinckney: 'I want to carry on [Clementa's] work'
Arizona millennials still drawn to church on Ash Wednesday
Why we need to keep 80 percent of fossil fuels in the ground
Local priest in city notorious for crime reacts to Pope Francis' Mexico visit
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