United Church of Christ

UCC leaders reject Trump's dire call on border security, barrier wall

The national leaders of the United Church of Christ speak out in response to President Trump's prime time address on border security, noting, "We are faced with a moral crisis as a country, not a border crisis, nor a national emergency."


UCC's ONA movement celebrates milestone – 1,500 churches

The Open and Affirming Coalition United Church of Christ celebrated an important milestone on New Year's Eve, announcing the 1,500th congregation to become ONA.


General Synod organizers issue invite for Saturday workshops

Organizers of the 32nd General Synod are seeking the some good ideas for effective ministry to share with the wider church this summer.


Commentary: My New Year’s Wish List

As justice advocates inspired by the teachings of Jesus and the writings of our sacred texts, these are among the things I wish for in the New Year.


Video resource on plight of Palestinian children prompted by General Synod resolution, 3 Great Loves

In response to a 2017 General Synod resolution calling for an end to the human rights violations and violence surrounding Palestinian children living in the occupied West Bank, a new UCC video resource has been released to help church members better understand the issues and become advocates for justice.


Annual Fund supports UCC mission of love, justice and peace

For Betsy and Stanley Dole, UCC members from Michigan, contributing to the United Church of Christ Annual Fund is a logical and meaningful gift.


Commentary: May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

Tis the season for love, light, and wonder ... right?


Small Nevada church community opens hearts, home to transgender migrant

Members of a small Nevada church community open their hearts, home to a stranger in need, trusting that God will continue to protect and provide.


Commentary: Welcoming Travelers is what we do

A new kind of networking is taking place among immigrant-welcoming UCC congregations across the United States.


Mary and Joseph travel around Connecticut community in Church Christmas video

A Connecticut pastor, looking to make new members feel more welcome and at home as they celebrate the first Christmas in his congregation, found a creative expression that both honors the old and embraces the new.