United Church of Christ News

Commentary: Accompanying on the Journey to Justice

In the past year, I have visited with our global mission partners in the Middle East, in Colombia, and throughout Europe.


Arrests follow DREAM Act rally in Washington D.C.

A number of religious leaders and community activists put their bodies on the line in Washington, D.C. Wednesday afternoon to secure the futures of young people brought to this country as children. 


Massachusetts Immigrant Welcoming Congregation takes father of three into sanctuary

A UCC Immigrant Welcoming Congregation in western Massachusetts had studied sanctuary, but determined a host of obstacles were standing in the way of harboring a neighbor in need – until the church got a phone call that changed all that.


UCC opposes religious exemptions in Supreme Court case

The United Church of Christ is one of multiple faith groups urging the Supreme Court to decide that businesses open to the public must serve all people.


Tennessee interfaith counter-protesters outnumber white supremacists

Interfaith clergy part of crowd overcoming hate with love in Shelbyville.


Commentary: Your Health Matters: Get Covered

Let's work together to uplift the lives and dignity of our neighbors and improve the health of our communities.


Tennessee interfaith leaders come together against hate and white supremacy

Tennessee faith leaders are raising their voices, calling for love, faith, prayer, peace and solidarity with immigrant and refugee neighbors as the people of Middle Tennessee prepare for white nationalists who plan to rally on Oct. 28 against the foreign-born people settling in their communities.


Vermont church Earth Advocates march on local bank

A Bennington, Vt. congregation's 'Green Justice' team took their environmental ministry into the streets outside a local bank to protest the financial institution's investments in fossil fuels.


Commentary: Always a good day for Reformation

This year marks the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation. What way does the church needs to change, move, act, or be to continue reforming today?


Antal, other religious leaders "Take a Knee" for climate change

UCC's the Rev. James Antal was one of a dozen religious leaders who gathered at the EPA Tuesday to "take a knee" in prayer and urge the current administration to address global climate change.