United Church of Christ

Global Ministries delegation to Ghana shares visit via daily blog

A delegation of United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) members return today from a week-long pilgrimage to Ghana, where they represented the two denominations’ shared Global Ministries and witnessed the impact UCC and Disciples churches make in the world.

Commentary: It Takes a Village

In this #MeToo age of increased awareness, thousands globally are sharing personal stories of sexual harassment and assault.

UCC minister: Let’s Love our Neighbors

An Iowa congregation follows the lead of Jesus, by caring for the vulnerable.

Parker Lecture to honor media justice advocates, film festival founder on October 11

Two longtime media justice policy advocates and the founder of the D.C. Black Film Festival will be honored by the UCC media justice ministry on October 11 at the 36th Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture in Washington, D.C.

UCC, Puerto Rico Church renewing relationship toward Full Communion

The United Church of Christ and the Iglesia Evangelica Unida de Puerto Rico (IEUPR) are forging a closer relationship, embarking on process that both Churches hope result in a Full Communion agreement.

'Cultivating Generous Congregations' draws a crowd to Cleveland

To build a culture of generosity through collaboration and cooperation, representatives of 35 of the United Church of Christ’s 38 Conferences gathered at the Church House in Cleveland this week, to talk through the new approach.

Traci Blackmon urges global audience of religious leaders in Rome to lead with love

The Rev. Traci Blackmon, representing the United Church of Christ, addressed a global gathering of religious leaders in Rome this week bearing witness to the role of the Church in the call to intervention and justice.

It's about people – Ohio faith leaders condemn 2019 refugee admissions goal

A UCC minister in Columbus, Ohio is one of several faith leaders and local lawmakers standing in solidarity with members of the refugee community pushing back against the government's proposed drastic cuts to the U.S. refugee program.

Commentary: As Policies Hurt Immigrants and Refugees, Faith Communities Pray and Protest

Our sacred texts remind us to welcome the sojourner in our midst and to love our neighbor as ourselves.

IEUPR Pastor General: Two churches working towards the same goal in Puerto Rico

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria decimated the United States territory of Puerto Rico, bringing down the power grid, devastating entire communities and leading to the death of thousands of people. On the one-year anniversary of Maria, the leader Iglesia Evangelica Unida de Puerto Rico (IEUPR ), a UCC church partner on the island, shares this reflection.