‘Peace Onto Wings’ takes flight in UCC’s D.C. office August 14, 2013
An exhibit ,‘Peace Onto Wings,’ in the United Methodist Building -- home to a UCC office on Capitaol Hill -- is much more than artwork: It is a public witness and an image for world peace, and a call to end worldwide nuclear armament.
Louise Wallace remembered as visionary for UCC women August 9, 2013
A pioneer who worked tirelessly to lift up the status of women in the United Church of Christ, Louise Wallace, is being remembered for her leadership. Wallace died surrounded by loved ones the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Kansas City. She was 101 years old.
UCC, OC Inc. await FCC vote on lower prison phone rates August 8, 2013
United Church of Christ leaders, and the denomination's media justice ministry, the Office of Communication, Inc., have long been active in calling for an end to predatory prison phone rates. After a decade of tireless work, those calls might finally be answered.
UCC leaders, Native American churches come together for future work August 7, 2013
Leaders from the UCC's national offices took a trip to South Dakota last weekend to advance the relationship with Native American churches and associations in the denomination.They experienced the growing ministry of Native American spirituality in the UCC.
UCC officers call on U.S. to assist Syrian refugees August 2, 2013
Two officers of the United Church of Christ have joined 23 ecumenical colleagues, in calling on the United States government to keep its attention on the Syrian Civil War and act accordingly to bring stability and peace to the region.
UCC activists in Rhode Island ask media to focus on love August 2, 2013
An interfaith group of churches in Rhode Island asked the media to focus on love, not hate on the first day same-gender couples could file for marriage licenses, August 1. As a result, most local news coverage focused attention on the couples who were marrying and not picketers from Westboro Baptist Church.
Geoffrey Black talks justice advocacy on Internet radio August 2, 2013
The past and present of the United Church of Christ’s social justice advocacy work became the topic of discussion on internet radio as the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black, general minister and President of the UCC, joined the Rev. Carolyn L. Boyd’s show as a guest Wednesday, July 31.