October - November 2007

October 1, 2007

 What Color is Toxic Waste?
For 20 years, the UCC has been asking the question. [Story]
 Name Confusion
Absence of 'UCC' in church identifiers irks some.  [story]  
 Asphalt Jesus
Cross-country trek lifts up progressive Christian message.  [story]  
 Solar Sanctuary
New Jersey church leads way with alternative energy.  [story]  
 In The News
 Church faces protests after giving sanctuary to immigrant facing deportation
 New Jersey church installs solar electric, leads by example
 Chicago's Trinity UCC prepares to welcome new pastor for new generation
 UCC appeals to full FCC about Stillspeaking television ads
 Minister fasts for debt cancellation
 For anti-gay reasons, Brotherhood Mutual refuses coverage quote to UCC church
 Webcast to close 50th anniversary year
 Peace Post-Its
 Pilgrim's second landing
 Across the UCC: World Communion Sunday

 Opinion Matters
 Just when you think the church is irrelevant...it's not
 From the Collegium: Refugee resettlement is biblical imperative, faith-filled hospitality
 The often-hidden, sometimes-missing, parenthetical 'UCC'
 Letters to the Editor
 Tabulations: People for Peace

 Environmental racism's indisputable facts
 Holy Spirit called Barbosa to give boost to López Scholarship Fund

 Not-so-popular lamentations grapples with pain, loss
 Arizona pastor: Is there a future for inclusive, intellectually-honest Christian faith?


Rev. J. Bennett Guess
Executive Minister, Local Church Ministries
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44115