Extravagance UCC ready to rethink church June 29, 2013
To live into the mission of planting welcoming and accessible congregations, the United Church of Christ is opening its virtual doors and extending an extravagant and inclusive welcome through Extravagance UCC, a new web-based spiritual community.
Black: 'A change is gonna come' June 29, 2013
Sam Cooke said, "I know a change gonna come." UCC General Minister and President the Rev. Geoffrey Black took those lyrics as the text for his renomination speech Saturday morning at General Synod 2013 in Long Beach, Calif.
10,000 scarves are a rainbow against bullying June 28, 2013
They set a bold goal: 3,000 hand-knitted, crocheted, or woven scarves, bright with rainbow color, for delegates and visitors to General Synod 2013 to wear, declare, and pass along. They received enough to go over nine miles, laid end to end: 10,000 scarves to splash a message of inclusion, if not over the sky, over the shoulders and over the hearts of everyone willing to make a simple pledge: to take action against bullying.