United Church of Christ

Minnesota church's Empty Bowls to feed hungry souls

A Minnesota congregation is creating or collecting scores of handmade pottery bowls to help fight hunger in their community.


Charles Buck named president and CEO of United Church Funds

The Rev. Charles Buck, former church pastor and Conference Minister in the United Church of Christ, has been elected as the new president and CEO of the United Church Funds, the institutional investment ministry of the denomination.


Traci Blackmon: If these walls could talk

The Rev. Traci Blackmon marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by calling for the building of bridges, not walls — indicating there is no wall strong enough, high enough or entrenched enough to stop those who seek freedom.  


UCC registers logo, releases revised Brand Guidelines

Building on the process to refresh and update the visual identity of the United Church of Christ, the denomination’s National Setting has just released refreshed logos and an expanded color palette for use by Churches, Conferences and UCC affiliates and organizations.


The Shutdown Isn’t Over Even When It’s Over

At the time of this writing, it is day 28 of the partial federal government shutdown, now the longest in history.


UCC Conference in Arizona works to make migration a more humane experience

The Southwest Conference United Church of Christ, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest and several other faith communities in Arizona are working to build a relationship with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to better respond to the urgent situation the agency is creating as it releases asylum seekers into local communities.


Oregon Camp will forever be 'Forest First and Kid Focused'

The lands of a United Church of Christ outdoor ministry in the Oregon forest will be forever protected from development, a tangible sign of the denomination's love of children, love of neighbor and love of creation.


Commentary: Righteous Anger in the Face of Injustice: Fighting for Hope in the New Year

The start of the New Year brings new beginnings, new ideas and many new challenges to examine.


Celebrate CHHSM on UCC Health and Human Service Sunday

The UCC's Health and Human Service Sunday — to be held Jan. 27 this year — lifts up the rich history of CHHSM ministries across the country, as well as the many ways they answer their call to provide faith-based servant leadership in their local communities.


UCC leaders reject Trump's dire call on border security, barrier wall

The national leaders of the United Church of Christ speak out in response to President Trump's prime time address on border security, noting, "We are faced with a moral crisis as a country, not a border crisis, nor a national emergency."


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Minnesota church's Empty Bowls to feed hungry souls Charles Buck named president and CEO of United Church Funds