United Church of Christ

Commentary: The Power of “Never Again”

The students who are currently mobilizing around the country for sensible gun violence prevention truly believe it when they say “Never Again” will there be another mass school shooting. In this they are united with generations of advocates who dare to believe another world is possible.

UCC, other faith groups mobilize for April ACT to End Racism Rally in DC

UCC congregations are mobilizing to participate in the ACT NOW! Unite to End Racism Rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

A Pastoral Letter on Sexual Misconduct

United Church of Christ leadership, in a pastoral letter on sexual misconduct, pledge to provide safe space for all, where sexual harassment, abuse, or misconduct is not tolerated.

Adese Fellows begin work to live into God's economy in their local communities

A group of spiritual entrepreneurs, the first cohort of UCC Adese Fellows, come together to learn social business practices in an effort to launch new ventures in their communities that address economic injustice.

Sonoma church reaches out to vulnerable wildfire survivors, with assistance from Disaster Ministries

First Congregational Church UCC of Sonoma, assisted by UCC Disaster Ministries, is reaching out with love and aid to vulnerable survivors of the Northern California wildfires.

Generous bequest boosts One Great Hour of Sharing Endowment

A couple from rural Pennsylvania who loved the UCC and were significant supporters of the church's work around the world—missions funded by One Great Hour of Sharing—will be making a major impact on that ministry forevermore.

Commentary: Black History Month: Why it still matters.

There is an African proverb that states, “If the lions do not write their own history, then the hunters will get all the credit.” Simply stated, it is important for Black people to tell our truths, our stories, our histories. We can never forget.

Long Island congregations create memorials honoring Florida school shooting victims

A UCC congregation in Sayville, New York, has set up a visual memorial to the victims of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting and is offering to help other faith groups do the same.

United Seminary of the Twin Cities planning move to better serve students, mission

In an effort to better serve its students and its mission, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities will be relocating to a new home by years end, selling the campus on which it was founded in 1962 to a local charter school.

Students, faith communities call for change in gun laws after Parkland school shootings

As the survivors of the massacre in Parkland, Fla., step up to advocate for gun legislation to prevent another school shooting, students and faith communities from across the U.S. are standing with them in the call for action.