'Media Fast: Screen-Free Week' set for Holy Week April 13, 2011
As several sacred observances converge next week, an interfaith effort spearheaded by the UCC's Office of Communication, Inc. "So We Might See Project" is encouraging families to fast from excessive use of screens, from television to smart phones.
Interfaith groups condemn hearings on Muslim 'radicalization' March 10, 2011
Responding to hearings called by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) on "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response," an interfaith coalition, inclusive of National Council of Churches and United Church of Christ representatives, held a "Shoulder-to-Shoulder" press conference today in Washington D.C.
U.S. Holocaust Museum’s new resource April 6, 2010
Commemorating the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has produced the “Planning Guide and Resources for Annual Holocaust Commemoration,” a free CD/DVD set comprising videos and resources for organizing civic, military and interfaith observances.
’Need for immigration reform is now,’ U.S. faith leaders tell White House and Congress March 24, 2010
Building on the momentum of Sunday's massive comprehensive immigration reform rally in Washington, the head of humanitarian agency Church World Service, CWS advocacy staff, and a diverse group of U.S. faith leaders met Monday with representatives at the White House, with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), and staff of other lawmakers on Capitol Hill, to press for major immigration reform legislation this year.