United Church of Christ

Commentary: Reclaiming God’s Love & Justice through Sacred Conversations to End Racism

As people of faith we can reclaim God’s love and justice to dismantle and eradicate racism, xenophobia, and white skin privilege and supremacy. And we can start by entering into a covenant through a forthcoming United Church of Christ curriculum entitled, Sacred Conversations to End Racism.


UCC leaders grieve, urge activism after another deadly school shooting in South Florida

UCC leaders believe it's past time to stand up to the gun lobbies and advocate for Jesus’ way of peace after another deadly school shooting in South Florida.

 


Kansas pastor, community fight for return of neighbor spirited out of the country by ICE

As a Kansas community rallies around the family of an almost-deported professor and works to see him returned home, an involved UCC minister is providing pastoral care, and voicing her outrage and concern with ICE.


Short stay in sanctuary for Arizona father of five after ICE reverses deportation order

A father of five with a son battling cancer, welcomed into sanctuary by a UCC congregation in Phoenix on Friday, will be allowed to stay in the United States temporarily after ICE reverses a decision to deport him to Mexico.


UCC, United Church of Canada launch joint commitment to UN Decade for People of African Descent

The United Church of Christ and the United Church of Canada launch a joint commitment to celebrate the contributions of people of African descent worldwide, with an introductory video released during Black History Month.


'From the Ground Up: Re-imagining Theological Formation' already asking thought-provoking questions

Organizers of the UCC's two-day summit on theological formation, planned for April, are asking participants to come prepared to dive into a thought-provoking conversation around the values and beliefs that form and focus the denomination.


Commentary: What we learned serving on a UCC disaster recovery team

A UCC disaster recovery work team shares experience and advice after working in a Harvey-battered neighborhood of Houston.


Commentary: Wise as Serpents, Gentle as Doves

Our ability to be in relationship with those with whom we disagree is a mark of our faith, and it can also makes us more effective as advocates.


Boards of three UCC Conferences in Southern New England move forward on becoming one

After spending two hours going over documents detailing the future operation of a new, unified conference, the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conference Boards of Directors enthusiastically gave their stamp of approval to moving forward with the process.


UCC interns making their mark in Connecticut community

Three young women spending a year in service, hosted by a Connecticut congregation, are already injecting new ideas, life and love into the church and its community.