A contingent of ministers from the UCC, part of an ecumenical group of faith leaders, is heading to the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota this week to stand in solidarity with the citizens of multiple Native American nations, landowners and environmentalists who have come together to protect the water and the land from the Dakota Access pipeline.
As a long-time advocate for the rights of immigrants, the United Church of Christ, which welcomes the stranger and advocates for social justice and human rights, is planning a big presence at the United States-Mexican border next month.
Church leaders in the United Kingdom join UCC voices calling on the Washington, D.C. team to change name and logo.
Recent news stories about two children of God send mixed messages.
As the United States reaches the goal of accepting 10,000 refugees for resettlement in 2016, a United Church of Christ leader notes that "the time for U.S. churches to be very involved in welcoming Syrian refugees is upon us."
A North Carolina church addresses racism as part of a weekly 12 step program, created by the developer of the God is Still Speaking campaign, that can be adapted for use by any congregation.
Following the sudden death of conference minister the Rev. John Deckenback last month, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ is turning to the Rev. Sheldon Culver as acting minister as the conference prepares to ramp up a search process for an interim minister.
Tribal leaders who traveled by bus from the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota to a U.S District courthouse in Washington, D.C., were joined by advocates from the United Church of Christ in a public demonstration of solidarity against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Gordon Gilles is retiring as president and CEO of the Cornerstone Fund, concluding 21 years of service to that ministry of the United Church of Christ.
Collegium Statement of Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation