Senior pastor at Cathedral of Hope stepping down April 22, 2013
Senior pastor the Rev. Jo Hudson of the Cathedral of Hope in Dallas, of one of the United Church of Christ’s largest congregations, will bid farewell after nearly a decade of ministry and a wide welcome to those who joined her in worship.
Weekly inserts provide environmental action items for Minnesota church April 22, 2013
One issue at a time, the Green Team at Elk River (Minn.) Union Congregational Church UCC wants its congregation members to ride home the wave of environmental momentum, and then make it easy for them to green their homes and communities with ready-made ideas and resources suitable for rookies and experts alike.
Digging in 4/1 Earth in Cleveland April 21, 2013
The United Church of Christ might have experienced a little divine intervention at work for one Earth in Cleveland as employees at the church house came together as one staff on Thursday.
UCC brings LinK leaders together to go green throughout Cleveland April 18, 2013
For the springtime gathering of the Leaders in Koinonia (LinK) event, organizers from the United Church of Christ brought together environmental leaders and ecumenical activists from around the globe to Cleveland April 16-18 to work together on Mission 4/1 Earth.
UCC General Minister and President offers prayers for Boston and the world April 17, 2013
As federal investigators work to bring the bombers who chose to attack spectators at the Boston Marathon to justice, the United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. Geoffrey Black offers this prayer – A Prayer for the people of Boston and the People of the World – as the world tries to cope with the injuries and deaths suffered by innocent people cheering on runners at the finish line.
UCC immigration advocates see pros and cons of immigration reform bill April 17, 2013
While the legislation is not ideal and will likely prompt further debate in the coming months, United Church of Christ immigration advocates say it is a positive step toward fixing the country's broken immigration system and creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
UCC stands with Boston after bombings April 16, 2013
The UCC Massachusetts Conference Minister and the historic Old South Church offer prayers for Boston as federal investigators work to answer the questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why.
NAACP Washington director to present 2013 Parker Lecture April 16, 2013
Three media justice advocates will be recognized on Oct. 1 at the 31st Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture and Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. The Parker Lecture is held each year by the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication, Inc. (OC, Inc.) to recognize individuals making a difference in ethical broadcasting. One of the honorees, Hilary O. Shelton of the NAACP Washington Bureau and member of People's UCC in Washington, D.C., will present this year's lecture.