United Church of Christ

UCC, United Church of Canada launch joint commitment to UN Decade for People of African Descent

The United Church of Christ and the United Church of Canada launch a joint commitment to celebrate the contributions of people of African descent worldwide, with an introductory video released during Black History Month.

'From the Ground Up: Re-imagining Theological Formation' already asking thought-provoking questions

Organizers of the UCC's two-day summit on theological formation, planned for April, are asking participants to come prepared to dive into a thought-provoking conversation around the values and beliefs that form and focus the denomination.

Commentary: What we learned serving on a UCC disaster recovery team

A UCC disaster recovery work team shares experience and advice after working in a Harvey-battered neighborhood of Houston.

Commentary: Wise as Serpents, Gentle as Doves

Our ability to be in relationship with those with whom we disagree is a mark of our faith, and it can also makes us more effective as advocates.

Boards of three UCC Conferences in Southern New England move forward on becoming one

After spending two hours going over documents detailing the future operation of a new, unified conference, the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conference Boards of Directors enthusiastically gave their stamp of approval to moving forward with the process.

UCC interns making their mark in Connecticut community

Three young women spending a year in service, hosted by a Connecticut congregation, are already injecting new ideas, life and love into the church and its community.

UCC mourns the loss of theologian, teacher, author, activist Gabe Fackre

The United Church of Christ is mourning the loss of an eminent theologian, respected teacher, prolific author and passionate activist with the death of the Rev. Gabe Fackre on January 31.

Pennsylvania lay leader creates traveling road show around UCC's 3 Great Loves

A UCC lay leader in Pennsylvania is on a spiritual journey, spending his Sundays with several different congregations, spreading the word about the 3 Great Loves (3GL) initiative.

Commentary: Shutting Down Did Not Shut Us Up

Our government shut down long ago. But we who believe ...will not stop crying aloud.

Commentary: Time to give ourselves to the struggle until the end

UCC Executive Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries the Rev. Traci Blackmon shares a story of struggle, and issues a call to action. Join the effort to build a just world for all people.