In a summer when violence against Black people is commanding the nation’s attention, United Church of Christ young people have been asking to talk about racism and get organized to fight it. In response, UCC Justice and Local Church Ministries will host two virtual rallies to develop UCC youth and young adult anti-racist strategies.
Migrant mothers volunteer daily at a California church to prepare hot meals that provide nourishment and a taste of home to many of their neighbors, aided by a grant from UCC Disaster Ministries.
The leader of the U.S. House of Representatives dropped in on a meeting of poor people Thursday, July 16, and said their legislative and policy ideas were on the right track.
The UCC’s Council for Health and Human Service Ministries has released a 45-minute video featuring women justice leaders exploring how they were shaped and supported in their emergence as leaders in response to racism, sexism, and heterosexism.
Already launched with videos urging young people to unleash their creativity as a force for good, the United Church of Christ’s first-ever online National Youth Event will culminate July 25 and 26 with an interactive service project, workshops and worship.
If there’s a common message to young people in a pair of videos posted at the United Church of Christ’s National Youth Event web page, it’s this: You may face struggles, but don’t be afraid to “follow your passion” for good in the world. And don’t be afraid to start now.
Scripture’s Ezekiel 37 provides a welcomed challenge amid this COVID crisis.
There’s new information out today for members of the wider church hoping to bring resolutions before the General Synod next summer. The United Church of Christ Board has adopted a number of changes in the General Synod resolutions process.
This week, after years of activism, local and national United Church of Christ leaders are watching developments in the world of sports that could become major steps toward ending the "negative stereotyping" of Indigenous people.
What would you do if your pastor handed you $100 and told you to give it away any way you choose? Churchgoers in Cleveland had to wrestle with that decision, complicated by the coronavirus.