United Church of Christ

Commentary: Resist

As I sat down to write this piece, the notification came in that the president declared a national emergency in order to access close to $8 billion in funds to build a wall at our southern border.


New UCC Lent devotional created by youth and young adults

In preparation for Lent, the UCC Faith INFO team has released a new resource, one that traverses the season of reflection and repentance through the writings and experiences of diverse group of youth and young adults from across the Church.


Giving Tuesday offering to be distributed to support immigrant welcoming ministries nationwide

A number of UCC congregations answering the call to welcome the stranger will be gifted with grants to continue this holy mission, as the denomination's National Office firms up plans to distribute the Giving Tuesday offering.


UCC extends hospitality to BLGTA college students

Almost 1,000 college students from around the Midwest traveled through snow and ice for up to 16 hours to converge in Wichita, Kansas the weekend of February 16-17. And the UCC was there, to offer an extravagant welcome. 


Connecticut congregation envisions big impact

A Connecticut congregation makes a remarkable transformation, by doing what "we're supposed to do."


Commentary: Black History Month Reflection: Making Room in the Mess

I must say that writing about African descent ancestry, culture, and identity, is one of my passions.


'Reflections from Ghana' lift up mission and ministry of One Great Hour of Sharing offering

Two greater Cleveland church members shared a life-changing experience with members of the United Church of Christ national staff — in a discussion about their mission trip to Ghana.


UCC clergy speak out, lobby Senators in support of Green New Deal

UCC executives and environmental advocates are joining other allies concerned about climate change in speaking out for the Green New Deal.


The Green New Deal – Legislating Environmental Justice… Hooray!

The Executive Leadership of the United Church of Christ laud the introduction of the Green New Deal Resolution, legislation “that creates an opportunity for America to commit to goals, aspirations and specifics that are consistent with the UCC’s decades-long advocacy of environmental justice.”


Commentary: Ending the HIV Epidemic by 2030

With the 2019 National Week of Prayer for the Healing of HIV and AIDS just around the corner (March 3-9), the President’s State of the Union commitment to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030 is welcomed.