United Church of Christ

UCC leaders express solidarity with Obama Administration's 'significant guidance' letter regarding Title IX and transgender students

The United Church of Christ national officers are expressing support from the faith community for the bold public stance the Obama Administration has taken to protect the rights of transgender youth who deserve equal protection under the law in schools and other places.


A California congregation celebrates sanctuary!

A California United Church of Christ congregation threw a "Green Card" party Saturday afternoon, May 14, celebrating the promise of citizenship for a woman the church sheltered, in sanctuary, from the threat of deportation for nearly three years.


Earth Walk helps celebrate congregation's 150th anniversary

A St. Louis congregation celebrated Pentecost and a milestone anniversary on Sunday, May 15, with jazz, dance, storytelling and art that affirmed humanity's global partnership as caretakers of the earth.


An Open Letter to Our Brothers and Sisters in The United Methodist Church

The United Church of Christ national officers have sent a letter of support to ecumenical partners convening in the Pacific Northwest.


UCC Board joins call for Wendy's boycott in support of farmworker justice

The Board of Directors of the United Church of Christ is asking members to support a justice call for farmworkers by skipping the drive-through lane and boycotting Wendy's restaurants on Monday, May 23.


President Obama appoints UCC transgender leader to presidential council

Barbara Satin, a member of the United Church of Christ’s former Executive Council and a transgender leader within the denomination, was appointed to serve on President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based Neighborhood Partnerships.


UCC activists joining global wave of action for climate

A global wave of peaceful protests over the course of 12 days is uniting climate activists in the largest civil disobedience in the history of the environmental movement.


Commentary: REPARATIONS for African Descendants… Is the U.S. there yet?

Recently I was in a denominational business meeting where someone asked, “What mission projects can we do together? Anyone familiar with the United Nations campaign ‘International Decade for People of African Descent?’” 


Forging connections one phone call at a time

Members of the United Church of Christ national staff are making hundreds of phone calls as part of a project to forge deeper connections between local UCC churches and denomination's headquarters.


Shared experiences lead to a standing ovation on Mother's Day

In a small farm community in southern Illinois on Mother's Day, a UCC congregation gave a standing ovation to a woman from India who shared her faith journey as a Muslim in today's world.