United Church of Christ

UCC in the News Archive

A simple church sign means a lot
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/community/miami-dade/community-voices/article208493939.html

Massachusetts mayor takes on First Amendment over sanctuary issue
http://nepr.net/post/springfield-mass-mayor-domenic-sarno-takes-first-amendment#stream/0

Michigan church prepares for pushback regarding sanctuary designation
http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2018/04/sanctuary_church_prepares_for.html

Iowa church garners attention by sharing acceptance for LGBTQ community at multi-cultural fair
http://www.siouxlandproud.com/news/local-news/local-church-garners-attention-by-sharing-acceptance-for-lgbtq-community-at-multi-cultural-fair/1107697554

Rev. Traci Blackmon honored for spirituality leadership
http://www.stlamerican.com/religion/local_religion/rev-traci-blackmon-honored-for-spirituality-leadership/article_868acece-3dd4-11e8-b44c-eb13f8e06773.html

Arizona church holds forum on increased gun control
https://www.azcentral.com/videos/news/local/phoenix/2018/04/14/rep-ruben-gallego-speaks-increased-gun-control/518042002/

Pennsylvania church holds active shooter safety seminar
http://republicanherald.com/news/active-shooter-safety-seminar-presented-at-tamaqua-church-1.2323498

Young organizers hold town hall on gun violence in Wisconsin
https://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/story/news/2018/04/07/young-organizers-town-hall-meeting-delighted-turnout-comments-gun-violence/494641002/

Ohio church to hold Sacred Conversations on Race
http://www.cantondailyledger.com/news/20180410/local-church-to-hold-sacred-conversation-on-race

Illinois church supports inclusive HS cheerleading squad
http://www.whig.com/20180414/salem-evangelical-supports-inclusive-qhs-cheerleading-squad#

A spiritual renewal in Pennsylvania
http://www.standard-journal.com/news/local/article_d599b104-38c2-11e8-a459-dba0a6396d09.html

Wisconsin church goes solar
https://www.fdlreporter.com/story/money/2018/04/14/streetwise-pilgrim-goes-green-bank-oakfield-changes-name-tedx-tickets-go-sale/514520002/

Maryland church blesses seeds for farmers
https://www.dorchesterbanner.com/church/8444/

Progressive voters meet on gun control at Ohio church
http://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/progressive-voters-meet-on-gun-control-in-jefferson/article_dbe6428f-ce4f-5d31-a931-4208e1da2817.html

Pennsylvania church enables all to have clean clothes
https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/life/columns/laundry-love-enables-all-to-have-clean-clothes/article_279a761f-4e7d-558d-8b59-8caa35c0ef1b.html

Science and clergy join to address climate change
https://www.capenews.net/falmouth/news/scientists-and-clergy-join-to-address-climate-change/article_5d653326-1aad-5633-8b96-6ee1215879ce.html

Op-Ed: Three New England churches’ commitment to faith and humanity
http://www.gazettenet.com/Editorial-Three-area-churches-show-commitment-to-faith-and-humanity-in-sheltering-undocumented-immigrants-16809858

Washington church celebrating 125 years
http://www.thefigtree.org/pncnews/april18pnc/040118everett125.html