UCC in the News Archive

UCC in the News Archive

Ohio church celebrates anniversary by opening door to next 200 years
http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20171008/vermilion-united-church-of-christ-congregational-celebrates-200th-anniversary

An undocumented mother doesn't need to hide in a North Carolina church anymore
https://rewire.news/article/2017/10/03/undocumented-mother-doesnt-hide-ice-church-anymore/

How churches become a safe haven for immigrants facing removal
http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/community/how-churches-become-a-safe-haven-for-immigrants-facing-removal/480518240

Deportation order vacated for woman who sought sanctuary
https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/10/03/us/ap-us-deportation-order-vacated.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Faponline

Minnesota church calls for action in wake of Vegas shooting
http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4338624-what-will-it-take-duluth-vigil-calls-action-wake-vegas-shooting

Illinois church café offers free meals to those in need
http://foxillinois.com/news/local/local-church-opens-cafe-to-serve-free-meals-to-those-in-need

Florida church hosts cancer support boutique
https://www.ormondbeachobserver.com/article/cancer-support-boutique-aims-to-help-local-women-during-their-journey

Pets blessed at annual Blessing of the Animals in Tennessee
http://www.crossville-chronicle.com/news/lifestyles/pleasant-hill-ramblings-pets-blessed-at-annual-blessing-of-the/article_a4d216ba-ad17-11e7-8d3e-0312851bc4b5.html

Pennsylvania church rededicates restored mural
http://www.readingeagle.com/news/article/restored-and-moved-mural-rededicated-at-church-in-kutztown

UCC Execs: Kairos Palestine is a legitimate voice of a community
https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/letters/2017/10/03/kairos-palestine-legitimate-voice-community/dp3goZCsxqjl9QeejwQjBJ/story.html

Wisconsin church celebrates 175 years
http://www.jsonline.com/story/communities/lake-country/2017/10/03/hartlands-first-church-first-congregational-united-church-christ-celebrates-175-years/666339001/ 


Ohio church to celebrate 150 years
https://www.perrytribune.com/community/article_3d78e446-91c2-57c3-bb29-ee0d74b30fd1.html

Illinois church Octoberfest funds outreach, repair work
http://www.dailyrepublicannews.com/entertainment/20171003/german-band-food-highlight-zion-uccs-oktoberfest

OpEd: I can go home and live a normal life
http://www.greensboro.com/opinion/n_and_r_editorials/our-opinion-i-can-go-home-live-a-normal-life/article_82cc4637-29a7-5024-aeb8-bc0831e2a083.html

Illinois church holds pet blessing ceremony
http://www.ofallonweekly.com/2017/10/03/ofallon-united-church-of-christ-holds-third-annual-pet-blessing-ceremony/