CHHSM resolution to seek advocacy for quality affordable housing June 25, 2013
Responding to the growing need for more affordable housing for seniors, low-income families and people with disabilities, the Council for Health and Human Ministries is asking that all settings of United Church of Christ, in an act of hospitality, call on Congress in the immediate future to resume funding those housing programs so vulnerable people and families aren’t left without a home.
Don’t miss these events at General Synod 2013 June 24, 2013
There are so many activities and events during the United Church of Christ’s General Synod 2013 that demand attention, it can be challenging to take in everything that is offered. Here are some don’t-miss suggestions for the week.
General Synod honors hotel worker boycott in Long Beach June 24, 2013
General Synod delegates and visitors may have to build in a little more daily travel time to and from hotels and the Long Beach Convention Center this week, because General Synod is standing with a group of union hotel workers and honoring their boycott of the Hilton and the Hyatt hotels.
Proposed Synod resolution affirms full equality of women June 20, 2013
A resolution from the Connecticut Conference calls upon General Synod 2013 to “reaffirm the belief that societal distinctions which create an inferior-superior relationship between genders is contrary to the will of God.
Resolution asks General Synod to call for tax reform June 20, 2013
With constant changes to the United States tax code, the UCC Justice and Witness Ministries is asking delegates at General Synod 2013 to pass a resolution calling on all settings of the church to advocate, pray and work toward a tax system that is progressive, fair and redistributive for the benefit of all American citizens.