KYP: Peace at Christmas

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A Commitment to Peace

In his Christmas message, United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer asks all of us to give a gift to the world.


The Second Commandment Crisis Continues
As the people of Newtown, Connecticut mark the fourth anniversary of the massacre of 20 little children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School, listen to their message, “It’s not a second amendment issue, it’s a second commandment crisis.”  Watch the video >>
There is something we can do to remember those lost at Sandy Hook. Read this message >>
Condolence and Condemnation
UCC and Disciples of Christ leaders, mourning attacks on the Christian community in Cairo and Istanbul, offer support and solidarity for those who live in the face of violence and fear. Read their statement >>
Need a Scholarship?
The UCC has a wealth of scholarships for individuals in the denomination who are engaged in education, leadership, and ministry. See the complete list and apply today >>
God With Us
We celebrate Advent as a time of expectation, of humble understanding that we are in need of the one who came before to show us the way.
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Advent Hope
Give a gift to the planet in light of the changes expected at the EPA. Help two young adults with a lot of potential address the growing issue of climate change. Learn more >>
United Church Board approves leadership structure proposal for General Synod consideration
AM21 event springboards conversation on Manual on Ministry revision
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California church becomes first U.S. congregation to boycott HP Companies for role in Israeli occupation
Maine church selling pavers to raise money for renovation
Montana partnership launching sex education program for middle schoolers
Massachusetts church, Habitat for Humanity group serve in El Salvador
Rev. Otis Moss III highlights celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. in Kentucky
Ohio church completes renovations, takes on new challenge
Islamic Society in Pennsylvania hosts dinner to educate others
U.S. Supreme Court to hear case over Advocate Health pensions
For those with dementia, Connecticut church a place to commune, connect
California community coalition rallies to adopt “Sanctuary City” title and policies
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Seminaries start Black Lives Matter courses
Trump is bringing progressive Christians back to church
Jews at top of class in first-ever global study of religion and education
Cairo bombing: Cairo Coptic Christian complex hit
Pope condemns Cairo church bombing as victims are mourned
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