Work for General Synod 30 gets a boost, Cleveland style July 30, 2014
The United Church of Christ General Synod 30 organizing committee kicked off fundraising efforts with an event at the Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), preparing for 2015 when the denomination's biennial event that will be held in Cleveland, June 26-30.
Franklinton Center to honor UCC pioneer Yvonne Delk during annual celebration July 29, 2014
As part of an annual day of food, fun and fellowship, the United Church of Christ’s Franklinton Center at Bricks (FCAB) will be honoring one of the church’s pioneers, the Rev. Yvonne Delk, during Franklinton Center Day, August 2, in celebration of her four decades of ministry, and her life-long pursuit of human and civil rights for African Americans, children and the poor.
Commentary: It’s MY RIGHT to shoot you! July 24, 2014
As the world prepares to watch yet another trial of innocent life lost in Michigan, I pray that this time we will rally forth demanding justice for those innocently slain under "stand your ground" laws.
Reinterpreting worship and community through the Stillspeaking Worship Institute July 22, 2014
Two experiential and reflective worship education events in Minnesota and Colorado, will be the inaugural events for the UCC's Stillspeaking Worship Institute, aiming to bring together pastors, worship leaders and lay leaders to network and create around outreach to special needs families and outreach to the arts and music.
Authorized Ministerial Updates June 2014 July 21, 2014
Ministerial changes reported in the Data Hub—the UCC's information system for ministers and churches—for ministerial transition in 2014 (as updated in the system in June 2014).
UCC urges moment of prayer for young refugees and their advocates on Sunday, July 20 July 18, 2014
As part of an Interfaith Weekend of Compassion and Prayer for Unaccompanied Children, the United Church of Christ is urging members and congregations to take a moment during church services this Sunday, July 20, to pray for and stand in silent witness with thousands of young refugees fleeing violence and conflict in Central America and the groups throughout the country working to help them.
UCC, OC Inc. urges a final push for net neutrality July 17, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission is inundated with comments over its proposed rules on how information and data should flow across the internet. Cheryl Leanza, a policy advisor for the Office of Communications, Inc., is thrilled with the response.