United Church of Christ

UCC activists make #Good Trouble for a Just World during Ecumenical Advocacy Days

600 people from a spectrum of faith traditions converged in Washington D.C. over the weekend for Ecumenical Advocacy Days, to learn more about what justice advocacy is and to grasp the tools they need to do the work.

Ecumenical gathering in New England supports development of Latinx ministries, churches

More than fifty faith leaders from five denominations came together in Massachusetts in late March, gathering around the support and development of Latinx ministries and the planting of Latinx churches in New England and beyond.

UCC-related Bethany Children’s Home provides helping hands to migrant children

UCC-related Bethany Children’s Home is offering ‘Helping Hands’ to migrant children, providing food, clothing, shelter and other resources in an effort to reunite them with their families already in the United States.

Commentary: The Green New Deal and Partisan Myths

According to a recent news article from NPR, “the partisan clash” over the Green New Deal “is likely to be a continuing theme ahead of the 2020 election.”

Crisis in Central, Latin America requires inclusive agendas, not aid cuts

A global conference of church leaders and ecumenical organizations gathered in Guatemala to combat the root causes of migration as the U.S. State Department announced it was planning to end humanitarian aid to the poorest countries in Central America in retaliation to a surge in the migration of families seeking asylum.

Pennsylvania couple lives out commitment to others through OGHS, Disaster Ministries

The work of UCC Wider Church Ministries calls scores of volunteers who consistently put their faith in action. But it may be hard to find people more passionate about helping others than Bill and Ellen Matten, Disaster Coordinators and OGHS ambassadors.

Commentary: Attacks on Roe V. Wade

Access to abortion is an issue of faith.

Small Massachusetts church addresses human trafficking in a big way

A small but spirited Massachusetts church is taking on human trafficking by reaching out to assist women who may be vulnerable and let them know that are valued.

General Synod Dinner and a Show fundraiser features acclaimed Trinity UCC Choir

Mark your calendars for an evening of music, food and fellowship at the General Synod fundraiser Saturday, June 22, featuring the acclaimed Trinity UCC Choir.

Maryland church visibly recognizes gun violence victims, remembers with communion

A Maryland UCC congregation celebrated communion outdoors on Sunday, in the midst of a haunting reminder of the human cost of gun violence.