Two national UCC officer nominees announced January 10, 2011
Search committes for the available executive minister positions in Wider Church Ministries and Local Church Ministries have announced nominees for these offices. Pending approval at their respective spring board meetings, nominees will be presented for election by delegates at the UCC's 2011 General Synod to be held in Tampa, Fla., June 30 - July 5.
UCC congregations offer hope and home to Iraqi refugees November 23, 2010
Growing up in Iraq for Noura was great. After school, she would come home and eat lunch with her family. "I never put my hand in the food unless the whole family was there to eat together." She graduated university with a bachelor's degree and began working as a teacher. All that changed when she had to flee her native Iraq to start over in Jordan. She was 24.
Tennessee UCC pastor to preach on ecumenical 'Day 1' radio September 24, 2010
The Rev. Thomas Warren acknowledges that he didn't know much about "Day 1" – the national weekly radio program produced by the Alliance for Christian Media – until he received a phone call asking him to be a part of it.
Philadelphia church pressing to keep homeless ministry running August 12, 2010
A modern-day David-meets-Goliath is playing out in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia and, to date, David – in the form of a UCC church known for its compassionate outreach among poor and homeless persons – is holding his own.
UCC: Got Talent? August 3, 2010
The United Church of Christ communication office is producing a musical Christmas TV special that will air on NBC stations and affiliates in December. The special provides a unique opportunity for children’s and youth groups in UCC local churches to be highlighted on television.