United Church of Christ

Commentary: Reflections of a Womanist

I mourn the loss of Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon.


Jim Moos to end service as UCC National Officer following General Synod 32 in Milwaukee

The Rev. James Moos, UCC Executive Minister for Global Engagement, has decided not to seek a third term as a National Officer of the denomination.


Expecting cuts to U.S. refugee resettlement, UCC calls for Week of Prayer for Refugees

The UCC is calling its congregations, conferences and ecumenical partners to a Week of Prayer for Refugees – especially for those who may not be afforded the opportunity to build a new life in the U.S. because of the government's still shrinking limits on the number of refugees allowed into this country every year.


Commentary: Children under Environmental Threat from Administration

As my daughters begin school this week, I find myself in a state of agonized worry.


Commentary: An Immigrant's Story

The Rev. Talitha Arnold, Senior Pastor of the United Church of Santa Fe, New Mexico shares a difficult story about her friend.

 


UCC minister: We will keep showing up

The UCC's minister for Ecumenical Relations, one of six women invited to lead and participate in a service of healing in Charlottesville, Virg., on Saturday, writes about her experiences marking the anniversary of 'Unite the Right' rally.


First wave of Puerto Rico volunteers focus on roof repairs

A contingent of almost a dozen UCC volunteers went to Puerto Rico the first week of August to help get a number of homes under roof. They were one of the first Disaster Ministries volunteer teams on island, in a recovery mission that will span years.


OPTIC team ties together marketing and philanthropy to amplify UCC voice

OPTIC – the Office of Philanthropy, Technology, Identity and Communication – is a team at the UCC National Setting which combines communications and marketing with philanthropy and stewardship to advance the denomination's mission through integrated marketing, communications and fund development.


Faithful Witness at the Border calling participants from across UCC

Organizers of a call to action at the United States-Mexico border in support of immigrant rights are preparing to welcome several dozen participants from all across the United Church of Christ to the Arizona borderlands August 26-30. The Faithful Witness AT the Border gathering is shaping up as several days of witness, ministry and education.


Love of children fuels supply drive in North Carolina community

Children in foster care in Claremont, N.C. have a couple of strong allies in a local UCC affiliated retirement community, who want to make sure the young ones have what they need when they are facing change.