Earth Day alert: CWS presses Copenhagen Accords participation April 22, 2009
This Earth Day, humanitarian agency Church World Service is giving people an opportunity to take immediate action to fight climate change by participating in a national postcard "Countdown to Copenhagen" advocacy campaign aimed at the Obama administration and members of Congress.
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.