United Church of Christ

Commentary: Joyful Resistance

The start of a new calendar year is a threshold, a moment to acknowledge the passing of time.

New York church, U.S. family rallying to keep Haitian immigrant from deportation

Members of the Judson Memorial Church in New York City are rallying around one of their own in an effort to keep him from being deported to his home country of Haiti.

Nebraska church reaches out to immigrants with welcome, education, resources

A UCC congregation in small-town Nebraska partnered with other justice organizations to do something tangible to help immigrants and refugees who face losing their Temporary Protected Status in the United States.

UCC mourns justice advocate Juanita Helphrey

The United Church of Christ and the world lost a fierce justice advocate with the death of Juanita Helphrey, former national staff member, and minister in the Northern Plains Conference UCC.

Little girl in North Carolina lives into a great love of her neighbors

A child will be celebrating her birthday this week by spending some time with her homeless friends, sharing her Christmas presents from Santa. Gifts she requested on their behalf.

Commentary: Uprooting the Sources of Harassment

Sexual violence against women is not new.

Maine congregation's 'liturgy of hospitality' feeds friends at the Neighborhood Café

A Maine congregation does church every Tuesday and it looks like a restaurant. A liturgy of hospitality, about welcome, affirmation, community building and delicious, healthy food.

UCC taps California minister as 3 Great Loves ambassador

A local pastor, inspired by the United Church of Christ’s one-church mission initiative, hopes to help connect ideas and resources in the denomination’s effort to build a just world for all people.

UCC clergy recognized for making a difference in 2017

Two United Church of Christ pastors have been recognized in their home communities for their efforts toward making the world a more just place for all.

Commentary: Do New Year’s Resolutions Actually Help Anyone?

Growing up, my siblings and I made many New Year's resolutions at the closing of each year.