During the month of March, when Lent concludes with the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ at Easter, the UCC will raise the voices of Israelis and Palestinians who seek peace and justice in the region where our Savior once walked. This third multimedia campaign tied to the church’s core mission encourages all to advocate for peace.
Display the Rainbow! Proudly proclaim your extravagant welcome — join the Open and Affirming Coalition’s campaign to make sure all know they are welcome in the UCC. Display a rainbow banner and image outside the entrance of your church. Learn more >>
A Great Legacy, a New Ministry The Rev. J. Bennett Guess, executive minister of the United Church of Christ’s Local Church Ministries, resigns to assume a new role as vice president of the UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries.Read more >>
Bad Girls, Whole Stories, Holy Stories The UCC is celebrating Women’s Week during the first week of March, which coincides with other denominational and secular observances, including International Women’s Day on March 8. Explore Women’s Week in worship based on Bad Girls of the Bible, a Pilgrim Press book inspired by women’s experience in the current media. Get resources >>
Campaigning for Change As President Obama prepares to visit Cuba next month, advocates in the United Church of Christ are calling on Congress to open up trade with the island nation. Learn more >>
Baseball A sure signal of the coming spring for baseball fans across the country — the call that ‘pitchers and catchers have reported.’ It’s a sign, as the Rev John Dorhauer notes in today’s podcast, that marks yet another cycle of life, a start to a new season. Listen in >>