KYP: Faith-based tools to end gun violence

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A Gun Changed My Beautiful Town

The people of Newtown Congregational Church UCC share personal experiences after their community was forever changed in 2012 by a young man with a gun at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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Lady Gaga, James Taylor and Carole King
How are these artists just like church? Answers in the latest edition of Congregations Weekly. 
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Why & How Do You Give?
What’s your best way to give financially to the church? Share your ideas and motivations on donating with the UCC Giving Task Force. Take this short survey >>
Elizabeth Tilley Howland
A connection to a child on the Mayflower, a call to walk in love and peace. John Dorhauer reflects on his ties to this ancestor, one among those who established the church he’s been called to lead. Listen in >>
Calling Conference Staff and Ministry Partners
Come spend a training day in Cleveland with the MESA ministry team, sharing best practices regarding ministerial formation, authorization, oversight, search and call, and Committees on Ministry. May 27 or Sept. 30, 2016. Learn more >>
The Bible, Faith and Economic Justice
Need a summer getaway? Get to the Craigville Retreat Center on Cape Cod July 11-15 for the Craigville Colloquy –– both a theological conference and a spiritual retreat. Register today, mention KYP and save >>
Andover Newton, Yale Divinity School announce partnership
Baltimore interfaith service of unity and healing marks anniversary of uprising
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On anniversary of Baltimore uprising, faith leaders call for citywide prayer and action
North Carolina pastor arrested in HB2 protest
A UCC minister on restrooms, gender and fear
Two Connecticut churches consider uniting
Pennsylvania church celebrates farming season with tractor blessing
Ohio youth director stays strong in faith
Women leading more churches in Oregon community
North Carolina church celebrates 125 years
Wisconsin church hosts Watoto Children’s Choir of Africa
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NPR talk show host wants national discussion on right-to-die
Pope Francis skullcap fetches $18,000 in online auction
#Boycott Target campaign reaches 900,000 signers
HRC Arkansas works to create safer worship spaces for LGBTQ community
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