United Church of Christ

Lingering Hurricane Lane brings winds, rains, floods to Hawaii

As Hurricane Lane brings torrential rains to the islands of Hawai’i, UCC Disaster Ministries is keeping watch on the storm, as local churches and congregants take shelter.


UCC assists Maine congregation serving asylum seekers from around the world

A congregation in Portland, Maine, which serves asylum-seekers from around the world, has been sent a grant from the United Church of Christ to help further its ministry.


UCC Disaster Ministries gearing up for busy fall as Gulf Coast marks Harvey anniversary

As the Texas Gulf Coast prepares to mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the UCC Disaster Ministries' team and partners in the area are preparing for a busy fall season of rebuilding work.


Commentary: Reflections of a Womanist

I mourn the loss of Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon.


Jim Moos to end service as UCC National Officer following General Synod 32 in Milwaukee

The Rev. James Moos, UCC Executive Minister for Global Engagement, has decided not to seek a third term as a National Officer of the denomination.


Expecting cuts to U.S. refugee resettlement, UCC calls for Week of Prayer for Refugees

The UCC is calling its congregations, conferences and ecumenical partners to a Week of Prayer for Refugees – especially for those who may not be afforded the opportunity to build a new life in the U.S. because of the government's still shrinking limits on the number of refugees allowed into this country every year.


Commentary: Children under Environmental Threat from Administration

As my daughters begin school this week, I find myself in a state of agonized worry.


Commentary: An Immigrant's Story

The Rev. Talitha Arnold, Senior Pastor of the United Church of Santa Fe, New Mexico shares a difficult story about her friend.

 


UCC minister: We will keep showing up

The UCC's minister for Ecumenical Relations, one of six women invited to lead and participate in a service of healing in Charlottesville, Virg., on Saturday, writes about her experiences marking the anniversary of 'Unite the Right' rally.


First wave of Puerto Rico volunteers focus on roof repairs

A contingent of almost a dozen UCC volunteers went to Puerto Rico the first week of August to help get a number of homes under roof. They were one of the first Disaster Ministries volunteer teams on island, in a recovery mission that will span years.