United Church of Christ

UCC leaders respond to first Trump State of the Union Address

UCC leaders respond to the first State of the Union address of President Donald Trump, concerned with his policies and his speech Tuesday evening.

Climate Movement answer to Trump State of the Union begins with resistance

In his first State of the Union address, President Donald Trump didn't mention climate change. So a number of national organizations in the environmental movement are coming together Wednesday night, Jan. 31, to plan a way forward, with a goal of ending the use of fossil fuels and ushering in renewable energy.

NY Immigration advocates applaud judge's rebuke of ICE, freedom for New Sanctuary Coalition leader

Sanctuary advocates in NYC, including two UCC pastors, their faith communities and scores of other clergy and congregations are celebrating a bold message from a federal judge that led to freedom for one of their own.

UCC leaders celebrate Cleveland baseball team decision to retire logo

United Church of Christ leaders believe the Cleveland Indians are taking a step in the right direction with the decision to retire the team mascot after the 2018 season.

Illinois church mission team heading to Florida for long term disaster recovery work

A mission team from a UCC church in Illinois is heading to Florida once again, to offer disaster recovery assistance in the St. Augustine area.

Commentary: Don't Adjust

Peace advocates looking to build a just world for all, and who remain fully committed to practicing love of neighbor and love of self must be vigilant in this time. We cannot let the machinations that are unfolding lull us into a belief that this is just a new way of living in the world.

Santa Fe church confirmation class: 'Protect the Dreamers'

A group of young teens from the United Church of Santa Fe, in a public expression of faith, is calling on Congress to protect the Dreamers, and drop the border wall.

Wisconsin church increases interest in sacred stories with 'Picture the Bible'

A local United Church of Christ congregation in Wisconsin has created a resource that helps bring the Bible to life. It's called Picture the Bible.

UCC leaders: Politics hold the common good hostage in government shutdown

The federal government shutdown at midnight Friday after a vote to pass a short-term stop gap funding bill that did not include protections for young undocumented immigrants or address other priorities such as disaster relief failed in the Senate.

Father of three takes sanctuary in Greensboro church

A North Carolina congregation is again standing with a neighbor facing persecution because of his immigration status.