UCC governance team recommends single, diverse board September 29, 2008
Meetings of the Governance Follow-up Team II held Sept. 5-7 resulted in a new document outlining their proposal for a single UCC governance board of 85-88 members. Provisionally called the United Church Board (UCB), the proposal will be presented to the existing boards for approval during their Oct. and Nov. meetings.
Rabbis call for ‘ethical kosher’ during high holidays September 24, 2008
At the Jewish supermarket closest to Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnick's synagogue in Queens, N.Y., all the groceries are certified kosher, including rows of refrigerated chicken legs and hamburger patties.
UCC leaders join Cleveland community to protest death penalty June 17, 2008
The Rev. John H. Thomas, United Church of Christ general minister and president, and the Rev. M. Linda Jaramillo, executive minister of the UCC's Justice and Witness Ministries, participated June 11 in a rally in downtown Cleveland to protest the death penalty.
Interfaith gathering to focus on hunger June 6, 2007
Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus and Christians from almost every denominational stripe will gather on June 11 at the Washington National Cathedral for an interfaith convocation dedicated to ending hunger and poverty.