United Church of Christ

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.

National Wildlife Federation recognizes a UCC retirement community gone wild

We have a unique tradition at Uplands Village Life Plan Retirement Community on the Cumberland Plateau in East Tennessee. Love of neighbor, tied to love of creation. We care about the values of service to others and environmental stewardship. 

Chicago Theological Seminary named Premier Seminary Sponsor of UCC General Synod 32

Chicago Theological Seminary, one of six seminaries of the United Church of Christ and the oldest institution of higher education in Chicago, has been announced as the Premier Seminary Sponsor of the UCC’s General Synod 32.

Commentary: Moving Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

Another heart-wrenching tragedy resulting in the loss of innocent life has once again reminded us that, although thoughts and prayers are important, we must put our faith into action.

Walking and working with partners in Egypt and the Middle East

Two overseas trips, two different United Church of Christ delegations led by the Rev. James Moos, United Church of Christ associate general minister of Global Engagement, both with a common goal.

Introducing General Synod 32 keynote speaker, All Church Read author

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond, winner of numerous awards for his book which chronicles the lives of several families in the poorest neighborhoods in Milwaukee, will be the keynote speaker at the the United Church of Christ General Synod 32 in June.

UCC mourns the passing of Audrey Miller

The United Church of Christ is mourning the passing of Audrey Miller, a Catholic nun and ordained UCC minister, who, during her time at the National Setting, was instrumental in educational leadership development, youth ministry programs and youth resources.

UCC Leaders: Mourning the massacre in New Zealand

The Executive Leadership of the United Church of Christ condemns the mass murder at a New Zealand mosque, an atrocious act of hate and terror, and prays for the safety in worship for all communities of faith.

UCC minister: Cuba, a study in contrasts

Since 1980, the United Church of Christ has been in relationship with the people and churches of Cuba through the UCC Cuba Study Seminar. 

Commentary: Holding Hope

There have been so many vigils lately.