On a steamy morning in the Arizona sunshine, more than 50 people of faith were profoundly changed when they walked in the footsteps of migrants who traversed the Sonoran Desert in search of a better life.
In April, the Office of the General Minister and President convened a summit on Theological Formation and invited interested members in the wider church to come to Cleveland for two days of contemplative community.
Once a month, several Northeast Ohio pastors come together in the United Church of Christ's Amistad Chapel in a divine experiment. They gather in a Local Church Ministries-sponsored ‘Worship Lab' — to try out new rituals, and study different aspects of faith community worship. They also break bread together, and build community as they discuss what they've learned over lunch.
20 clergy from different faith traditions, including the United Church of Christ, were arrested Thursday at the “Let Our People Go” protest in front of the Portland, Ore., ICE facility.
As a peasant, Elisha depended on his oxen to plow the land.
A service of communion on the Mexico side of the United States Border Wall on Tuesday, August 28, underscored the stark realities of current U.S. immigration policies and border militarization for more than 80 people of several faith traditions participating in the United Church of Christ’s Faithful Witness at the Border.
More than 100 people from seven Conferences in the United Church of Christ, joined by members of three ecumenical partner Churches, are converging on the border town of Sahuarita, Ariz., for several days of study and service around immigrant justice.
As Hurricane Lane brings torrential rains to the islands of Hawai’i, UCC Disaster Ministries is keeping watch on the storm, as local churches and congregants take shelter.
A congregation in Portland, Maine, which serves asylum-seekers from around the world, has been sent a grant from the United Church of Christ to help further its ministry.
As the Texas Gulf Coast prepares to mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the UCC Disaster Ministries' team and partners in the area are preparing for a busy fall season of rebuilding work.