United Church of Christ

UCC joins ecumenical effort to send medical supplies to China to combat coronavirus

The United Church of Christ has joined an ecumenical effort of American churches to provide much-needed medical supplies to China. Several denominations are pooling resources to buy protective gear for doctors and hospital workers treating victims of the Wuhan coronavirus.

UCC, others criticize US plan to ban travel from more countries

National ministries of the United Church of Christ spoke out Monday, Jan. 27, against a U.S. plan to ban travel from an expanded list of countries.

Leaders of three denominations to meet mission partners in South Asia

A delegation of dozen national leaders from three Christian denominations in America is heading to Southern Asia this weekend on a 17-day trip to learn more about church partners in the region and to find ways to work together.

UCC leaders call for prayers for people of Australia

UCC national leaders call on congregations and members of the denomination to pray for the people of Australia, as the United Church in Australia shares liturgical resources.

Commentary: I Refuse to Be Complicit

Several years ago, I had an opportunity to participate in an immersion program at the Sonora/Arizona border between Mexico and the United States.

Commentary: Being Always Angry

The Rev. Gordon Rankin, UCC New Hampshire Conference Minister, shares this reflection, based on his trip to sacred sites in Alabama with the Council of Conference Ministers and his ministry at Standing Rock.

Jury convicts man of murder in 2018 carjacking at Cleveland church

A Cleveland man has been convicted of murder for running over a woman while stealing her van from the parking lot of Archwood United Church of Christ in 2018.

Dorhauer: The content of our character

United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer issues a call for a return to common decency in a message to mark the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. 

UCC abolishes $12.9 million in medical debt in St. Louis, continuing national initiative

More than 11,000 families in St. Louis will soon be learning that their outstanding medical debt has been forgiven through donations from the United Church of Christ.

Ohio church hopes to rebuild from steeple collapse, through a mission of recovery

A small but determined Ohio congregation, still immersed in assessing considerable damage from an intense weekend windstorm that took down the church steeple, hopes the building collapse could eventually benefit the church’s ministry.  It’s a story of recovery in every sense of the word.