United Church of Christ

UCC mourns the loss of theologian, teacher, author, activist Gabe Fackre

The United Church of Christ is mourning the loss of an eminent theologian, respected teacher, prolific author and passionate activist with the death of the Rev. Gabe Fackre on January 31.


Pennsylvania lay leader creates traveling road show around UCC's 3 Great Loves

A UCC lay leader in Pennsylvania is on a spiritual journey, spending his Sundays with several different congregations, spreading the word about the 3 Great Loves (3GL) initiative.


Commentary: Shutting Down Did Not Shut Us Up

Our government shut down long ago. But we who believe ...will not stop crying aloud.


Commentary: Time to give ourselves to the struggle until the end

UCC Executive Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries the Rev. Traci Blackmon shares a story of struggle, and issues a call to action. Join the effort to build a just world for all people.


UCC leaders respond to first Trump State of the Union Address

UCC leaders respond to the first State of the Union address of President Donald Trump, concerned with his policies and his speech Tuesday evening.


Climate Movement answer to Trump State of the Union begins with resistance

In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump didn't mention climate change. So a number of national organizations in the environmental movement are coming together Wednesday night, Jan. 31, to plan a way forward, with a goal of ending the use of fossil fuels and ushering in renewable energy.


NY Immigration advocates applaud judge's rebuke of ICE, freedom for New Sanctuary Coalition leader

Sanctuary advocates in NYC, including two UCC pastors, their faith communities and scores of other clergy and congregations are celebrating a bold message from a federal judge that led to freedom for one of their own.


UCC leaders celebrate Cleveland baseball team decision to retire logo

United Church of Christ leaders believe the Cleveland Indians are taking a step in the right direction with the decision to retire the team mascot after the 2018 season.


Illinois church mission team heading to Florida for long term disaster recovery work

A mission team from a UCC church in Illinois is heading to Florida once again, to offer disaster recovery assistance in the St. Augustine area.


Commentary: Don't Adjust

Peace advocates looking to build a just world for all, and who remain fully committed to practicing love of neighbor and love of self must be vigilant in this time. We cannot let the machinations that are unfolding lull us into a belief that this is just a new way of living in the world.