United Church of Christ

UCC in the News Archive

Trump’s evangelical advisers could help him secure a win on sentencing reform
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/12/trumps-evangelical-advisers-are-behind-first-step-act/577870/

Quakers, Rabbis, Imams Protest For Migrant Rights Because ‘Love Knows No Borders’
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/interfaith-border-protest-migrants_us_5c112943e4b0ac53717af2ce

At least 30 faith leaders arrested in border protest
https://pres-outlook.org/2018/12/at-least-30-faith-leaders-arrested-in-border-protest/

Rebuilt Maryland church hosts first Christmas service since fire
https://www.carrollcountytimes.com/news/local/cc-lazarus-candlelight-service-20181216-story.html

Philadelphia church replaces live animal nativity scene with refugee tent
https://kywnewsradio.radio.com/articles/old-first-reformed-united-church-christ-replaces-live-animal-nativity-scene-refugee-tent

New York church offers ‘Blue Christmas’ service
http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/news05/emmanuel-congregational-ucc-in-massena-offering-blue-christmas-service-on-wednesday-20181211

Massachusetts church remembers victims of gun violence
https://www.enterprisenews.com/news/20181215/in-abington-remembering-victims-of-gun-violence

White supremacist sentenced for hate vandalism in Virginia
https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/White-Supremacist-Dylan-Mahone-Gets-2-Years-for-Hate-Vandalism-in-Virginia-502815261.html

Majesty restored in Iowa
http://www.messengernews.net/news/local-news/2018/12/majesty-restored/

In an era of harsh immigration policies California faith leaders create sanctuary
https://blog.sfgate.com/inoakland/2018/12/13/in-an-era-of-harsh-immigration-policies-bay-area-faith-leaders-create-sanctuary/

Veterans honored in Pennsylvania as part of Wreaths Across America
https://www.dailyitem.com/news/local_news/veterans-honored-as-part-of-wreaths-across-america-day/article_70ec4ce3-d04a-5957-981f-59955ec6d41e.html

Michigan church to mark 25th Christmas Day dinner
http://www.voicenews.com/life/first-united-church-of-christ-in-richmond-to-mark-th/article_733e27cc-ff07-11e8-b918-2354fb16ceb0.html

Nativity comes to life at Illinois church
https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20181216/nativity-comes-to-life-at-elgin-church

New York church offers ‘Blue Christmas’ service
http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/news05/emmanuel-congregational-ucc-in-massena-offering-blue-christmas-service-on-wednesday-20181211

Nebraska churches provide grieving space
https://nebraska.tv/news/local/church-service-provides-space-for-those-grieving-loved-ones

Messiah sing carries on holiday tradition in New Hampshire
https://www.sentinelsource.com/elf/keene-messiah-sing-carries-on-holiday-tradition/article_1cf0a22e-ffc4-11e8-89f7-63af26348026.html

New York church renovating sanctuary
http://www.watertowndailytimes.com/news03/emmanuel-congregational-church-renovating-sanctuary-20181210

Ohio church proud of its history
http://www.sanduskyregister.com/story/201811260046

North Carolina faith leaders cheer sheriff’s ending of 287(g) program
https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article223061240.html

New York community rallies to collect toys for kids
https://13wham.com/news/local/local-companies-rally-to-collect-250-toys-for-kids-through-habitat-for-humanity

UCC minister: Conquering fear of missing out
https://www.delgazette.com/opinion/73298/conquering-fear-of-missing-out