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.
Environmental activists surround White House to Protest Keystone XL pipeline November 8, 2011
The battle over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline reached a decisive moment Sunday when at least 10,000 people joined hands around the White House on Nov. 6 in an effort organizers hope will "show President Obama he has the support he needs to stand up to Big Oil and stop the pipeline."
Waldman challenges technology’s reach at Parker Lecture October 3, 2011
The 29th annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunication Lecture and awards was held Sept. 28 at the Washington Post Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The event honored three of communication professionals for their contributions to improving access and inclusion in media technologies.
UCC environmental justice center opens in Washington September 29, 2011
Celebrating the opening of the UCC's Center for Environmental Justice, UCC justice leaders and congregations from the Pacific Northwest Conference came together Sept. 23-25 at the UCC's Pilgrim Firs Retreat Center in Port Orchard, Wash., and in downtown Seattle.
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.