United Church of Christ News

Commentary: Your Health Matters: Get Covered

Let's work together to uplift the lives and dignity of our neighbors and improve the health of our communities.

Tennessee interfaith leaders come together against hate and white supremacy

Tennessee faith leaders are raising their voices, calling for love, faith, prayer, peace and solidarity with immigrant and refugee neighbors as the people of Middle Tennessee prepare for white nationalists who plan to rally on Oct. 28 against the foreign-born people settling in their communities.

Vermont church Earth Advocates march on local bank

A Bennington, Vt. congregation's 'Green Justice' team took their environmental ministry into the streets outside a local bank to protest the financial institution's investments in fossil fuels.

Commentary: Always a good day for Reformation

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. What way does the church needs to change, move, act, or be to continue reforming today?

Antal, other religious leaders "Take a Knee" for climate change

UCC's the Rev. James Antal was one of a dozen religious leaders who gathered at the EPA Tuesday to "take a knee" in prayer and urge the current administration to address global climate change.

Journalists link media and social justice at annual Everett C. Parker Lecture

Three professional journalists underscored the important role the media play in promoting social justice at the 35th Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture, held Oct. 24 in Washington, D.C.

Missouri church welcomes father of five young U.S. citizens into sanctuary

A United Church of Christ congregation in Missouri is supporting a father of five young U.S. citizens in his battle to stay in this country to raise them to adulthood.

UCC Board talks transformation, innovation and privilege

What does it mean to be the church in a rapidly changing world? That question was the premise of the United Church of Christ Board Fall Meeting, Oct. 18-21. 

UCC newspaper ad condemns racist posters, rising acceptance of intolerance

United Church of Christ national leaders and local pastors, outraged that racist posters inciting violence against LGBTQ students were allowed to remain displayed on the campus of Cleveland State University under the guise of free speech, have made their displeasure evident in a large display ad in the Sunday edition of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.  

A Justice Revival in Milwaukee aims at dismantling white supremacy

A Milwaukee church is building a justice revival around hope – hoping to inspire people to learn more about racial equity and provide them with tools aimed at dismantling white supremacy.