United Church of Christ

Dorhauer: Privilege comes with power. Use it to make a difference.

The United Church of Christ General Minister and President makes a powerful statement about white privilege illustrated by the case of two African American men arrested April 12 in Philadelphia just for sitting at Starbucks.


'One Last Summer' debuts at local film festival, documents Ohio Outdoor Ministries camp's last season

'One Last Summer,' a documentary that chronicles the last season at Pilgrim Hills, an UCC Outdoor Ministries camp in Ohio, will premiere on Saturday, April 28, at the Canton Film Festival, with a free screening.


California pastor joins lawsuit against city's anti-sanctuary ordinance

A California UCC pastor, supported by his congregation, has joined the American Civil Liberties Union in a lawsuit against the city of Los Alamitos for trying to exempt itself from the state's Sanctuary law.


Commentary: Theologies of Genocide and Earth Day Ethics

While waiting to speak at an environmental event earlier this year, another speaker told me a fascinating story.


Antal's book garnering attention outside church circles

Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal's new book, "Climate Church, Climate World" is garnering attention outside of traditional church settings.


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.