United Church of Christ

New, unified Conference in New England will have new leader

The current Conference Ministers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have each announced that they will not put their names into consideration to take on leadership of the new, unified conference.


Celebrating Easter – and God's Call – on Omaha's Tri-Faith Commons

A Nebraska congregation had multiple reasons to rejoice this Easter. Countryside Community Church (UCC) in Omaha celebrated the resurrection in its new sanctuary on a campus that is also home to a synagogue and a mosque.


Global Ministries, Sri Lankan partner condemn heinous Easter Sunday bombings

Global Ministries leaders are offering support and prayers as they stand in solidarity with church partners in Sri Lanka, condemning the heinous Easter Sunday bombings that killed 290 people and injured 500 more.


UCC’s Dorhauer called to participate in American Climate Leadership Summit

The UCC General Minister and President is joining a diverse group of 500 leaders converging in Washington, D.C. next week from across the United States, coming together around a common goal — to make climate action a national priority.


Commentary: Hatred, the new mantra of democratic politics

This month Rwanda remembers the genocide that tore it apart 25 years ago when 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by Hutu extremists.


General Synod's Shine! Festival features food, fun for all ages

If you are going to the United Church of Christ General Synod in June, you don't want to miss a chance to take in one of Milwaukee's mightiest ways of celebrating summer.


Love of creation evident in North Carolina church's compost pile

The members of Community United Church of Christ in Raleigh, North Carolina, don't have plans for Earth Day, April 22  because every day is Earth Day to this congregation committed to showing love of creation in a number of  ways that reduce the impact of climate change.


Resurrecting Hope: An Easter Message

Death did not destroy Jesus. During this Holy Week, UCC General Minister and President John Dorhauer shares an Easter Message of hope.


UCC, United Church of Canada building relationships through mission, ministry and partners

More than a dozen leaders from the United Church of Christ and The United Church of Canada convened in Cleveland last week, spending two days living into the full communion agreement ratified by the two North American denominations in 2015.


New leaders for Faith INFO, CARD committed to support, resources for UCC Local Churches

Two ministries critical to the support of the Local Church in the United Church of Christ are celebrating new leadership.