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.
Rethinking church: UCC leaders wrestle with framing a future June 15, 2010
Although the United Church of Christ is declining at a slower rate than in years past, the denomination's leaders are not complacent about numbers. Fostering growth and vitality at a time when mainline denominations are shrinking means taking risks, reaching out to young adults and youth, and rethinking what it means to be church.