Media advocates decry Grammy Awards liquor ad March 4, 2009
The United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication, Inc. has joined 28 other religious, public-policy and substance-abuse organizations in signing on to a letter to CBS-TV, expressing disappointment over the network’s recent airing of a hard-liquor ad on it largest stations and affiliates.
Welcoming the stranger: Immigrant Rights Sunday scheduled for May 3 March 3, 2009
The United Church of Christ will observe its first "Immigrant Rights Sunday" May 3, 2009. Although the UCC has been a long-time advocate for just immigration policies that guarantee legal rights entitled to every person living in the United States, this is the first time a Sunday has been designated in the UCC to recognize immigrants.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days to focus on ecology and global resources February 5, 2009
A new congress and a new administration will be grappling with some of the toughest policy issues in decades this March 13-16, 2009, when more than 700 persons of faith arrive from around the country to worship and learn about the relationships between climate change, migration and poverty and carry their witness to the halls of the 111th Congress.