The story of the involuntary separation of vulnerable children from their parents seeking refuge in the U.S. has dominated the global news cycle for nearly a month.
Hope blooms on the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota, planted by a partnership of the Dakota Association of the United Church of Christ and Simply Smiles.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon is one of three women religious leaders featured in a CBS Interfaith Special, "Reclaiming History: A Movement for Equality," that is scheduled for broadcast around the country beginning Sunday, July 1.
Arizona pastor the Rev. Randy Mayer has spent almost two decades ministering to his migrant neighbors. He and his church, Good Shepherd UCC on the U.S border with Mexico, are now sponsoring an ayslum seeker and her sons hoping to make a better life in the U.S.
The young people who made up the United Church of Christ's West Central Regional Youth Event put their faith in action in many ways as they gathered at Grinnell College, Iowa, during the week of June 19-22.
The national leadership of the United Church of Christ continues to condemn President Trump’s September travel ban, which restrict citizens from predominantly Muslim countries from traveling to this country. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the ban this morning.
Thousands rallied on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, lifting up the message of the Poor Peoples Campaign, calling for a 'moral revival' — a change in public policies to care for the most vulnerable Americans.
A Canton, Ohio pastor, angered by the "immoral and inhumane" treatment of migrant children and their families at the hands of the U.S. Border Patrol, opened the doors of Congregational United Church of Christ Saturday evening, for a community prayer vigil and rally.
UCC Minister: Pope Francis affirms ecumenism at World Council of Churches 70th Anniversary Celebration
Pope Francis called prayer "the oxygen of ecumenism," during a landmark visit to the World Conference of Churches in Geneva, Switzerland on June 21, part of the commemoration of the WCC's 70th anniversary. Under the theme of "Ecumenical Pilgrimage - Walking, Praying and Working Together", Francis' visit to Geneva was only the third by a pope, and the first time that such an occasion was dedicated to visiting the WCC.
As the movement for immigrant justice grows, UCC advocates pray with children in the Senate office building and unite electronically to share additional ways to stand with migrant families on the truth of the Gospel.