The Rev. Traci Blackmon brought greetings from the UCC to 30,000 people gathered at Lafayette Square across from the White House, site of the "Families Belong Together" rally in Washington, D.C. on June 30, urging them to keep fighting for love.
People across America, young and old, lifted up their voices at more than 700 'Families Belong Together' rallies on June 30, calling for change in the government immigration policies, and the immediate reunion of migrant families separated at the border.
The story of the involuntary separation of vulnerable children from their parents seeking refuge in the U.S. has dominated the global news cycle for nearly a month.
Hope blooms on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, planted by a partnership of the Dakota Association of the United Church of Christ and Simply Smiles.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon is one of three women religious leaders featured in a CBS Interfaith Special, "Reclaiming History: A Movement for Equality," that is scheduled for broadcast around the country beginning Sunday, July 1.
Arizona pastor the Rev. Randy Mayer has spent almost two decades ministering to his migrant neighbors. He and his church, Good Shepherd UCC on the U.S border with Mexico, are now sponsoring an ayslum seeker and her sons hoping to make a better life in the U.S.
The young people who made up the United Church of Christ's West Central Regional Youth Event put their faith in action in many ways as they gathered at Grinnell College, Iowa, during the week of June 19-22.
The national leadership of the United Church of Christ continues to condemn President Trump’s September travel ban, which restrict citizens from predominantly Muslim countries from traveling to this country. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ban this morning.
Thousands rallied on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, lifting up the message of the Poor Peoples Campaign, calling for a 'moral revival' — a change in public policies to care for the most vulnerable Americans.
A Canton, Ohio pastor, angered by the "immoral and inhumane" treatment of migrant children and their families at the hands of the U.S. Border Patrol, opened the doors of Congregational United Church of Christ Saturday evening, for a community prayer vigil and rally.