A 'Just Peace' future: Part 3 September 21, 2011
In March of this year, the central committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) commended for study, reflection, and common action a new “Ecumenical Call to Just Peace.” The document calls on Christians around the world to “commit themselves to the Way of Just Peace.”
Fla. UCC churches support 'pilgrims' on 200-mile justice trek September 13, 2011
Continuing its lengthy track record of commitment to farm-labor justice, Punta Gorda (Fla.) Congregational UCC was the most logical of stops for the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) during their recent 'Pilgrimage to Publix' – a 200-mile, interfaith bicycling trip throughout southwest Florida.
Mass. Conference Minister arrested at White House pipeline protest August 22, 2011
The Rev. Jim Antal, the UCC's Massachusetts Conference Minister, was one of 65 people from across the US and Canada arrested at the White House Aug. 20, 2011, the first day of a two week sit-in aimed at pressuring President Obama to deny the permit for a massive new oil pipeline.
9/11 plus 10: UCC web page helps congregations commemorating September 11 July 29, 2011
In preparation for the 10th anniversary of September 11, the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, general minister and president of the United Church of Christ, has released a pastoral letter calling for people of faith to leave behind fears and prejudice and chart a new course towards peace, reconciliation and understanding.