United Church of Christ

UCC Military chaplains gather in Cleveland for networking, training, workshops and worship

All branches of the United States military are being represented in Cleveland this week, at a biannual gathering of military chaplains of the United Church of Christ.


New Hampshire youth taking on climate change creatively

A group of young people in a New Hampshire UCC congregation concerned about climate change plan to fund creation care in developing nations by feeding their family and friends.


General Synod Nominating Committee calling for candidates for UCCB and Synod Moderators

The UCC General Synod Nominating Committee has put out a call for candidates, looking to fill 12 seats on the Board of Directors, and to identify Moderators for General Synod 2021.


Commentary: Anti-Racism Resources for Children and Families

I’m asked often by local church clergy and faith formation staff about resources for talking with children about racism and white privilege. So I’d like to share a few helpful resources.


What's New? CASA awards 12 New and Renewing Spiritual Communities grants in 2017

An investment of more than a quarter million dollars in a dozen spiritual communities around the UCC through New and Renewing Spiritual Communities grants is resourcing inspirational ministries built around love, faith, community, justice and creativity.


Reimagining Theological Formation begins in contemplative community

The 'From the Ground Up: Re-Imagining Theological Formation' summit brought 135 people from across the life of the United Church of Christ to Cleveland, to imagine ways to transform how and what we teach, how we articulate what we believe and how we declare who we are in the world.


Despite mayor's objections, city council votes to support sanctuary, Massachusetts church

The City Council of Springfield, Mass., is offering strong support to a local UCC congregation providing sanctuary to a mother facing deportation, passing an order to keep the city from further involvement.


UCC National Staff spends a day in service to 3 Great Loves

The 3 Great Loves initiative fueled the work of 6 teams of UCC staffers practicing love of neighbor, love of children and love of creation on Thursday, April 5, volunteering their time and talents at several different sites across Cleveland.


Commentary: Alleluia is Our Cry

“We are an Easter people. And Alleluia is our cry.” - St. Augustine


Religious leaders come together in D.C. to take on racism, finish work of Martin Luther King, Jr.

UCC congregants and clergy joined thousands of marchers from several faith communities in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to begin a movement to end racism and white supremacy.