UCC Youth Minister Middleton honored by national publication September 9, 2014
Waltrina Middleton is all about young people -- shining the light on the gifts of youth and the blessings they bring to the wider church. This month, the light is shining on the UCC Youth Minister, recognized by Rejuvenate magazine in the August/September issue for the work she is doing in youth ministry.
Four preachers to lift up ‘the unexpected’ at General Synod 2015 September 8, 2014
When the General Synod of the United Church of Christ gathers next summer in Cleveland, delegates and visitors will celebrate the “Unexpected Places” they find God. To help illuminate those unexpected places, a quartet of pastors and theologians from the UCC and partners will unveil, in their own words, where the StillSpeaking God is found each day.
Call to General Synod 30 - Come to Cleveland September 5, 2014
Cleveland is once again becoming a very special place. Not only is it home to the UCC national offices, it is also the site of the upcoming Thirtieth General Synod of the United Church of Christ. Yes! The General Synod of the UCC will take place in Cleveland, Ohio, June 26-30, 2015, and you are invited! Together we will build beloved community around the theme, "Unexpected Places" -- finding God in "Unexpected Places."
Churches ready to kick off UCC literacy initiative with One Read September 2, 2014
Congregations across the United Church of Christ are gearing up for the all-church literacy initiative, which begins next week, and runs through General Synod 2015. The denomination is kicking off the project with ‘One Read’ on Sept. 8, 2014, National Literacy Day, as a commitment to helping adults and children overcome illiteracy and make the most of life’s opportunities.
Massive UCC turnout expected at the People's Climate March in NYC September 1, 2014
The United Church of Christ will be represented at the People's Climate March in full force, with thousands of members and leaders expected to make the journey to Manhattan to raise their voices and concerns about the fate of the planet during the Sept. 21 event.
Love wins at LGBT-friendly New Hampshire church August 29, 2014
Love trumps all. The Rev. Eliza Buchakjian-Tweedy, pastor of First Church Congregational United Church of Christ, wants to spread that message far and wide as a way to say thank you to supporters around the world.