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.
Keeping faith communities vital in an ailing economy January 28, 2009
Rising unemployment, gut-wrenching declines in the stock market and predictions of a recession worse than any since the Great Depression can spell sleepless nights for even the most faithful ministry leaders.
UCC governance team recommends single, diverse board September 29, 2008
Meetings of the Governance Follow-up Team II held Sept. 5-7 resulted in a new document outlining their proposal for a single UCC governance board of 85-88 members. Provisionally called the United Church Board (UCB), the proposal will be presented to the existing boards for approval during their Oct. and Nov. meetings.