United Church of Christ

Commentary: Ending the HIV Epidemic by 2030

With the 2019 National Week of Prayer for the Healing of HIV and AIDS just around the corner (March 3-9), the President’s State of the Union commitment to ending the HIV epidemic by 2030 is welcomed.

UCC seeks nominees for Justice Leadership Awards

The United Church of Christ will be presenting four Justice Leadership Awards at this year's General Synod in Milwaukee, Wisc., in June, and is looking to the wider church for nominees.

Global Ministries lays the groundwork for Southern Asia Initiative

The rights and the opportunities for women and girls proved to be a prominent theme during a two week trip to Southern Asia for three Global Ministries executives from the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Service of farewell celebrates MillerShank's ministry

The National Officers of the United Church of Christ joined Local Church Ministries' MESA Team in offering a sacramental sendoff for the Rev. Holly MillerShank, who has left her position as MESA team leader to continue her ministry in the local church.

Commentary: Recovery as Discipleship

I could hear the distress in her voice.

UCC, other religious organizations challenge constitutionality of Bladensburg Cross

The United Church of Christ General Synod is joining five other religious organizations challenging the constitutionality of a 40-foot cross displayed on government land in a case that will be heard by the United States Supreme Court this month.

New Hampshire congregation fills a tent for homeless neighbors

As the Polar Vortex brings Artic air and frigid, dangerously cold temperatures into the Midwest and up into New England, a New Hampshire congregation is showing love to neighbors affected by the weather in a number of different ways.

Ohio church celebrates mother’s release from sanctuary, vows to continue ministry

A Columbus, Ohio congregation is celebrating with a mother of three who reunited with her family after spending almost three months in sanctuary at Just North United Church of Christ.

Love of creation leads Wisconsin Conference to 'go solar'

The Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ is making a major investment in creation care, with the installation of a large solar panel array on the roof of the Trost Center, the Conference office headquarters.

UCC churches reach out with love, support as government shutdown continues

As the U.S. government shutdown marks 33 days, churches of United Church of Christ are providing community meals, stocking food pantries, and in some cases offering financial assistance to furloughed workers who face missing yet another paycheck and need to cover the bills.