United Church of Christ

New Hampshire church members await word of family, friends in Indonesia after earthquake

The members of a UCC congregation in New Hampshire are anxiously awaiting word from family and friends in Indonesia after Friday’s powerful earthquake and resulting tsunami which decimated entire communities, displaced tens of thousands of people, and left scores of victims unaccounted for.


Central Pacific Conference members pray with their feet, their hands and their hearts

UCC Central Pacific Conference members, already Immigrant Welcoming, decided to do more to support their migrant brothers and sisters, organizing a solidarity rally against bigotry and voting to send a message to anti-immigrant organizations trying to repeal sanctuary laws in Oregon.


Uniting in North Carolina to assist neighbors flooded by Florence

As flood waters recede across the southeast portion of North Carolina, the amount of clean up and recovery work following Hurricane Florence becomes more evident, with the Southern Conference United Church of Christ responding in several ways.


Dorhauer: Time to heal the wounds that we created

The UCC General Minister and President offers this reflection.


UCC speaks out in support of Ohio Issue 1

The United Church of Christ, which has long advocated for criminal justice reform and against mandatory minimums for non-violent drug offenses, is endorsing an effort in Ohio that would send fewer people to prison for drug possession and use.

 


Nomads No Longer: Vancouver, Wash., church members move home

For more than two years, the members and friends of Vancouver (Wash.) United Church of Christ were a nomadic people, displaced by fire, without a church home. That ended with the dedication of their new building. 


Global Ministries delegation to Ghana shares visit via daily blog

A delegation of United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) members return today from a week-long pilgrimage to Ghana, where they represented the two denominations’ shared Global Ministries and witnessed the impact UCC and Disciples churches make in the world.


Commentary: It Takes a Village

In this #MeToo age of increased awareness, thousands globally are sharing personal stories of sexual harassment and assault.


UCC minister: Let’s Love our Neighbors

An Iowa congregation follows the lead of Jesus, by caring for the vulnerable.


Parker Lecture to honor media justice advocates, film festival founder on October 11

Two longtime media justice policy advocates and the founder of the D.C. Black Film Festival will be honored by the UCC media justice ministry on October 11 at the 36th Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture in Washington, D.C.