UCC, Disciples join in solidarity in service, march for Trayvon Martin March 29, 2012
Uniting in prayer and rallying for justice in the wake of the shooting death of an unarmed Florida teenager, United Church of Christ national staff members, ecumenical partners from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and local Clevelanders worshiped and marched in solidarity March 28 in downtown Cleveland.
UCC signs on to interfaith statement to end rancor over religion in election campaigns February 22, 2012
The UCC is among a diverse coalition of major national religious organizations that on Feb. 21 issued an "Interfaith Statement of Principles," calling on candidates for public office to help ensure decency, honesty and fair play in the 2012 elections by conducting campaigns that honor religious liberty and avoid sowing religious discord.
N.J. gay-marriage bid clears second hurdle of the week February 17, 2012
Even as Gov. Chris Christie’s threat of a 'swift' veto looms, gay-rights activists basked in victory after the state Assembly voted Feb. 16 in favor of legalizing same-gender marriage in New Jersey.
United Church of Christ celebrates Prop 8 ruling February 7, 2012
Leaders of the United Church of Christ today (Feb. 7) applauded the ruling handed down by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals calling California’s "Prop 8” unconstitutional.
UCC justice advocates support Internet Abuse Act February 3, 2012
United Church of Christ justice advocates have joined with the National Council of Churches and a growing list of religious and advocacy organizations calling for the tightening of laws to prevent Internet stalking.
Lenten 'carbon fast' targets earth-friendly actions January 30, 2012
UCC pastors, denominational leaders and members are joining with ecumenical colleagues for the second consecutive year to make Lent an opportunity to enter into a spiritual discipline of fasting from carbon.