United Church of Christ

UCC Conferences ratify national leadership structure changes approved by General Synod

A process to streamline and redefine the leadership structure of the National Setting of the United Church of Christ, through a series of amendments to the denomination’s Constitution, has just been completed.


UCC Disaster Ministries poised to assist after Hurricane Michael

As the people of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas begin the long process of recovery from Hurricane Michael, an extraordinarily powerful Category 4 storm which slammed into the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, UCC Disaster Ministries remains poised to assist.


Parker Lecture honorees encourage audience to 'be like Everett'

Memories, tears, celebration, and inspiration combined into a lasting message by Helen Brunner as she delivered the 36th Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications lecture October 11 to a packed house of media justice advocates, policy makers and faith leaders in Washington, D.C.


Commentary: America is in pain.

People who have suffered sexual trauma, who have spent significant effort shielding themselves from public shame, and who have sought healing from deep wounds, now find their stories painfully reflected on very public and highly politicized stages.


UCC Churches, Conference in Phoenix offer hospitality to migrant families released by ICE

United Church of Christ congregations in Phoenix that provide safe space for migrants seeking asylum in the United States have been extremely busy since Monday, offering extravagant welcome to hundreds of people.


N.Y. UCC youth group makes bold statement on civic responsibility to 'Get Out the Vote'

A New York UCC youth group launches a website to offer young, first time voters information and an easy way to register. It's all about civic responsibility.


UCC leadership, clergy condemn injustice, partisan politics in Kavanaugh confirmation

As the United States Senate votes by the slimmest of margins in American history to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the next Justice of The Supreme Court in a 50 to 48 vote, national leadership and local clergy of the United Church of Christ express deep concern in the decision and vow to use their voices and voting power for the betterment of what they see as a deeply divided nation.


Wisconsin church sponsors, grows meal program for children

I For Saint Stephens United Church of Christ in Merrill, Wis., adopting the local "Food For Kids" program was a giant leap of faith: a leap made easier because of the church's commitment to the UCC 3 Great Loves initiative.


Commentary: Blessed are the Storytellers

In Washington D.C., there is no shortage of issues to focus on these days. No lack of political and moral crises to keep one up at night.


New Hampshire church members await word of family, friends in Indonesia after earthquake

The members of a UCC congregation in New Hampshire are anxiously awaiting word from family and friends in Indonesia after Friday’s powerful earthquake and resulting tsunami which decimated entire communities, displaced tens of thousands of people, and left scores of victims unaccounted for.