United Church of Christ

Montecito mudslides prompt UCC pastor displaced by wildfires to serve

A California minister offers pastoral care to a community of friends stricken and injured by mudslides.


UCC leaders condemn Trump's racist profanity, demand apology

The United Church of Christ national officers, outraged and offended by the president's reference to African countries and Haiti in vulgar, racist terms on Jan. 11 while debating immigration reform, have issued this statement.


Michigan clergy demand protection for Dreamers

As churches and communities around the country ready to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, a number of UCC clergy in Michigan came together to point out how much work still needs to be done to realize King's Dream, calling for a 'Clean' Dream Act.

 


UCC advocates in New York protest pending deportation of nationally-known immigrant rights activist

For the second time in a week, protestors filled the streets of New York City after a high-profile immigrant rights activist, and member of Judson Memorial Church was targeted for deportation by ICE.


Commentary: Joyful Resistance

The start of a new calendar year is a threshold, a moment to acknowledge the passing of time.


New York church, U.S. family rallying to keep Haitian immigrant from deportation

Members of the Judson Memorial Church in New York City are rallying around one of their own in an effort to keep him from being deported to his home country of Haiti.


Nebraska church reaches out to immigrants with welcome, education, resources

A UCC congregation in small-town Nebraska partnered with other justice organizations to do something tangible to help immigrants and refugees who face losing their Temporary Protected Status in the United States.


UCC mourns justice advocate Juanita Helphrey

The United Church of Christ and the world lost a fierce justice advocate with the death of Juanita Helphrey, former national staff member, and minister in the Northern Plains Conference UCC.


Little girl in North Carolina lives into a great love of her neighbors

A child will be celebrating her birthday this week by spending some time with her homeless friends, sharing her Christmas presents from Santa. Gifts she requested on their behalf.


Commentary: Uprooting the Sources of Harassment

Sexual violence against women is not new.