United Church of Christ

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.


Commentary: To counteract avoidable deaths: A spiritual awakening

The world was rocked by the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, two people who seemed to have it all.


Congregate Charlottesville plans Service of Remembrance and Repair as resistance to white supremacy

The message of Love over Fear resonates in Charlottesville today as the clergy of Congregate Charlottesville prepare to mark the anniversary of the event that terrorized their community and left a woman dead, as they ready resistance for another white supremacist rally planned for Sunday.


Looking for new insight into the Gospel, artists and activists brainstorm in Cleveland

A week-long retreat channeled the creativity of artists and activists in the United Church of Christ in an effort to confront the world we live in today. The group's goal — to create a new and evolving language of faith for this moment in time that can be used to impact and resource local churches.


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