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.
Interfaith advocates organize budget prayer rallies November 18, 2011
Nearly 1,000 people are expected to attend a prayer rally at Lafayette Park on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3pm EST to pray and encourage Super Committee members to preserve funding for programs that assist the most at-risk families and children in the United States and around the world.