United Church of Christ

An Open Letter to Our Brothers and Sisters in The United Methodist Church

The United Church of Christ national officers have sent a letter of support to ecumenical partners convening in the Pacific Northwest.

UCC Board joins call for Wendy's boycott in support of farmworker justice

The Board of Directors of the United Church of Christ is asking members to support a justice call for farmworkers by skipping the drive-through lane and boycotting Wendy's restaurants on Monday, May 23.

President Obama appoints UCC transgender leader to presidential council

Barbara Satin, a member of the United Church of Christ’s former Executive Council and a transgender leader within the denomination, was appointed to serve on President Barack Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-based Neighborhood Partnerships.

UCC activists joining global wave of action for climate

A global wave of peaceful protests over the course of 12 days is uniting climate activists in the largest civil disobedience in the history of the environmental movement.

Commentary: REPARATIONS for African Descendants… Is the U.S. there yet?

Recently I was in a denominational business meeting where someone asked, “What mission projects can we do together? Anyone familiar with the United Nations campaign ‘International Decade for People of African Descent?’” 

Forging connections one phone call at a time

Members of the United Church of Christ national staff are making hundreds of phone calls as part of a project to forge deeper connections between local UCC churches and denomination's headquarters.

Shared experiences lead to a standing ovation on Mother's Day

In a small farm community in southern Illinois on Mother's Day, a UCC congregation gave a standing ovation to a woman from India who shared her faith journey as a Muslim in today's world.

'The Amazing Race' taking giant leap from UCC's Angelus Plaza

United Church of Christ-related Angelus Plaza, the nation's largest affordable housing community, will be featured in the season finale of CBS's The Amazing Race, where contestants will bungee leap off the downtown Los Angeles skyscraper.

Florida Conference's new headquarters a green space inside and out

The Florida Conference of the United Church of Christ is greening up its corner of the earth, with a rehabbed, environmentally-friendly, sustainably-minded, LEED-certified building, a place of inspiration and learning for other groups and congregations.

Commentary: Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage in the United States

During May, we celebrate the heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the United States.