United Church of Christ

Santa Fe church confirmation class: 'Protect the Dreamers'

A group of young teens from the United Church of Santa Fe, in a public expression of faith, is calling on Congress to protect the Dreamers, and drop the border wall.

Wisconsin church increases interest in sacred stories with 'Picture the Bible'

A local United Church of Christ congregation in Wisconsin has created a resource that helps bring the Bible to life. It's called Picture the Bible.

UCC leaders: Politics hold the common good hostage in government shutdown

The federal government shutdown at midnight Friday after a vote to pass a short-term stop gap funding bill that did not include protections for young undocumented immigrants or address other priorities such as disaster relief failed in the Senate.

Father of three takes sanctuary in Greensboro church

A North Carolina congregation is again standing with a neighbor facing persecution because of his immigration status.

United Church Funds President announces retirement

After almost three decades at the helm of United Church Funds (UCF), President Donald G. Hart has announced his plan to retire in June 2019.

Commentary: Justice work means working with the most vulnerable

By empowering these families, offering hope and building relationships we break down barriers of injustice and prejudice that threaten the very fabric of our common humanity. Praise be to God.

Arizona church video celebrates 3 Great Loves, mission to help teachers

A United Church of Christ congregation in an Arizona retirement community is living into the 3 Great Loves initiative by supporting area teachers with school supplies.

Immigration advocates in NYC resolute despite deportation of one of their leaders

In the spirit of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., several UCC ministers in NYC spent much of the Jan. 15 holiday in protest and in prayer with hundreds who gathered at Judson Memorial Church, calling for the immediate release of two church members and high-profile leaders of the immigrant rights movement. One was deported, the other remains in detention.

Ohio interfaith group brings community together to celebrate, continue vision of MLK

A number of spiritual leaders in rural Ohio who have come together to continue the work of Martin Luther King Jr., used the national holiday as a way to celebrate King's vision of a beloved community, and honor the work of a UCC pastor.

Registration opens for Shaping Theological Formation Summit

Registration for the UCC summit, 'From the Ground Up: Re-imagining Theological Formation', is now open to interested participants across the life of the church.