United Church of Christ News

UCC church in Seattle hosts totem pole blessing

An environmental victory in the Pacific Northwest has been marked by in a totem pole blessing at a Seattle UCC church. 

Commentary: Deep into the Eye of the Hurricane in the Caribbean

In the Caribbean people look up and see God in the winds. 

UCC advocates applaud block of third Trump travel ban, call for 'heart-change'

After two federal judges blocked the implementation of the latest version of President Trump's controversial travel ban, United Church of Christ advocates once again called for a reversal of the current administration's anti-refugee, anti-immigrant agenda.

Sonoma congregation offering neighbors welcome home after wildfires

As scores of Northern Californians are being allowed go home to put their lives back together after deadly wildfires, members of a Sonoma UCC congregation, many of them returning evacuees, plan to go out into their neighborhoods as the hands and feet of Jesus.

Loving interfaith community in Kansas stands together against suspected anti-Semitism

What was thought to be a hate crime in a Kansas college town brought more than 200 people of many faiths together for a meal Wednesday night in a huge display of support for the local Jewish community.

Commentary: Living out the Three Great Loves through Just Policies

As people of faith, members of the United Church of Christ are committed to loving creation, our neighbors and children.

Rebekah Choate named Global Ministries Associate for Global Advocacy and Education

Global Ministries welcomes Rebekah Choate as the new Associate for Global Advocacy and Education.

Raleigh church offers sanctuary to father of four

A North Carolina father of four entered the sanctuary of a Raleigh UCC congregation, just days after Winston Salem mother of three was able to leave the protection of a UCC Greensboro church and resume a normal life.

Deadly California wildfires spare UCC churches, devastation displaces thousands

United Church of Christ members reach out to others affected by deadly wildfires devastating several Northern California communities, amid prayers for their safety and offers of assistance.

Wisconsin congregation and neighbors raise relief money for Puerto Rico

A small southwest Wisconsin community rallies around its local UCC congregation and helps raise thousands of dollars for hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico.