Much of the debate around immigration in the last year has centered on high-level public policy and legal fights about issues like DACA, the border wall, or refugee bans.
A UCC congregation close to the U.S./Mexico border has welcomed one of the first families from the Central American caravan to life in Arizona.
The Department of Justice released a new approach to immigration on Monday, one that Attorney General Jeff Sessions said will begin separating parents and children caught crossing the border. UCC General Minister and President John Dorhauer says the church remains adamantly opposed to policies that seek to separate families.
A stark display outside a Dallas church, one which makes tangible statement against gun violence, has helped unite two UCC congregations in social justice and in worship.
The three national officers of the United Church of Christ are leading by example, joining a worldwide campaign to end the stigma around HIV by taking an HIV test.
North and South Korean leaders held an historic summit on April 27—the first in more than a decade.
A UCC congregation in Cleveland is providing sanctuary to a married father of four from Guatemala who wants to be here in this country as his children grow up. Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ is part of a growing movement in Northeast Ohio, where three churches are now sheltering immigrants.
UCC church members in Flint, Michigan continued the call for safe drinking water for all of people in their community this week, condemning state leaders for shutting down local drinking water distribution centers.
The United Church of Christ Board of Directors is beginning the renomination process for Rev. John Dorhauer as UCC General Minister and President, and is inviting members of the wider church to offer comments on his leadership.
Leaders of the United Church of Christ are mourning the passing of a spiritual giant with the death of the Rev. Dr. James Hal Cone, the founder of Black Liberation Theology.