Cookie count keeps climbing June 30, 2009
A General Synod tradition continues here in Michigan as the host conference rolls out the dough, baking and buying cookies for delegates and visitors. And the rabbits multiplying at on Friday morning are no match for the cookies proliferating in DeVos Gallery D.
Bikers ride to Synod to spread conservation message June 26, 2009
Eleven bicyclists from around the UCC joined together to ride to General Synod 27 as part of the New York Conference Bicycle Challenge in an effort to raise awareness of alternative transportation, and oil and car dependency in the United States.
John B. Cobb Jr. issues challenge to the UCC June 16, 2009
The Rev. John B. Cobb Jr., foremost known as the lead proponent of "process theology", has called on the United Church of Christ to lead all Christians in a mission of ecological and social transformation.
Goodwill flows from UCC churches as Midwest floods surge March 31, 2009
Although the rivers have begun to recede and sandbag dikes successfully held back the rising Red River, disaster officials say the danger has not passed for those living along the watery border separating North Dakota and Minnesota.
Blessing of the bikes gets two-wheel season rolling February 10, 2009
When it comes to navigating a two-wheeled vehicle around the California's San Francisco Bay Area, it's good to have a helmet and a higher power on your side. On Sunday, Feb. 8 Eden UCC in Hayward, Calif., held a blessing ceremony for motorcycles and bikes and their riders.
Colorado congregation receives 'Cultures of Call' grant January 28, 2009
Tapping the imagination of congregations in finding the next generation of leaders for the church and society, The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) is awarding nearly $98,000 in new "Cultures of Call" grants.