United Church of Christ

Commentary: The Snake: Anti-Immigrant Propaganda Used to Dehumanize Our Neighbors

Our government separated a Congolese woman from her 7-year-old daughter.

UCC clergy support student memorial demonstrations in national call for gun control

Tens of thousands of students at high schools and universities across the country walked out of classes on Wednesday morning to support gun control, accompanied in some communities by their chaplains and local clergy.

Pennsylvania congregation’s Pet Therapy program is perfect 3 Great Loves ministry

A 'small but mighty' Pennsylvania congregation is showing love to its neighbors young and old, through a pet therapy program that helps fill gaps in its community.

Volunteers, hosts at UCC's new Harvey recovery site share skills, hugs, prayers

Serving on a disaster recovery work team involves much more than painting or putting up drywall, as important as that can be. It's also very much about building relationships.

Commentary: The Legacy of Billy Graham

Billy Graham died last month, and the world took notice. As a UCC minister notes, Graham’s death creates an opportunity for mainline progressives as well as ECOTs to pause and ponder, even give thanks. 

Trans woman and her Pennsylvania church share story of love, acceptance with national audience

A UCC Philadelphia-area church will soon be featured on a national video program that has been giving a voice to women who show courage in the face of discrimination.

Commentary: Celebrating and Empowering Women

March 8 is recognized around the world as International Women's Day.

UCC Youth planning to join March for Our Lives

Two Conferences of the United Church of Christ will be sponsoring youth participation in the March for Our Lives event in Washington, D.C. on March 24.

White Privilege curriculum fueling justice initiative in Kansas Oklahoma Conference

UCC churches in Kansas and in Oklahoma, doing work around white privilege, are living into a conference-wide commitment to a three-year justice initiative launched in 2015.

Commentary: The Power of “Never Again”

The students who are currently mobilizing around the country for sensible gun violence prevention truly believe it when they say “Never Again” will there be another mass school shooting. In this they are united with generations of advocates who dare to believe another world is possible.