As the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. challenged America to confront and eliminate racism, a new generation of faith leaders is stepping up to do the same. The national movement kicks off with the A.C.T. to end Racism Rally on Wednesday, April 4 in Washington D.C. on the National Mall.
During Good Friday worship, the people of First Congregational Church of Oakland will hold a 'Seven Last Words' service to mark one of the holiest days on the Christian calendar. But instead of preaching on the seven last words of Jesus before he died on the cross, worshippers will be sharing the last words of seven people who have been killed in this country by the police.
In his Easter Message, United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer invites all in the wider church to celebrate the hope of Easter.
In Washington, D.C., and in scores of cities across the country on March 24, the youth of America and their allies delivered a very powerful, very definite message: enough is enough! UCC advocates, urging 'Faith over Firearms,' came out by the hundreds to demand gun reform.
Laws that criminalize HIV are a barrier to ending the HIV epidemic in the United States.
Two churches in Manhattan are making a difference in Puerto Rico six months after Hurricane Maria decimated the U.S. territory. They are urging the faith community to demand a reconstruction of the island that is sustainable, transparent and equitable.
Leaders of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences together raised over $3,700 for their respective ministries through successful social media challenges that required them to go VERY green for St. Patrick's Day.
A small United Church of Christ congregation in West Michigan, planted as an Immigrant Welcoming Church late last year, publicly proclaims its space as place of sanctuary.
United Church of Christ General Counsel Heather Kimmel is advising churches and clergy to recognize that the end of the clergy housing allowance is a possibility.
A Michigan UCC congregation has made an apartment in its building for a mother facing deportation to Pakistan so she doesn't have to leave her son and the country she's called home for more than 13 years.