For more than a week, demonstrators have taken up occupancy in a six-block section of downtown Seattle, in what one United Church of Christ pastor has called “an organic expression rising from people’s hearts in response to the murder of George Floyd.”
UCC advocates laud Supreme Court decision protecting gay, transgender workers from job discrimination
The United Church of Christ is celebrating a landmark decision from the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, June 15, that protects gay and transgender workers from discrimination in the workplace.
UCC military chaplains address a letter to the wider church in the wake of the use of force during protests.
The National Officers of the United Church of Christ call out the racial and ethnic disparities, perpetuated by public policies, that we the people need to change.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon condemns the Trump-Pence administration’s decision to remove nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people when it comes to health care and health insurance. “A government that refuses to protect all of us protects none of us.”
A diverse group of religious leaders in Northeast Pennsylvania came together in Allentown Thursday, June 11, to tear racism down.
The speakers in a June 9 United Church of Christ webinar said they get that some Christians feel sad and frozen in the face of today’s police violence, coronavirus and other problems – but then offered them a way to turn those emotions into action. The Poor People's Campaign's planned mass assembly on Saturday, June 20, has moved online. People can register here.
As George Floyd lay dying, pinned to asphalt by police, he could be heard calling for his mother whom we now know is deceased.
Ministries of the United Church of Christ are inviting members and friends of the denomination to take part on Friday, June 19, in virtual commemorations of the official end of slavery in the United States and to use the occasion to join a long-term antiracist movement.
A message of unity and love greeted President Trump on a trip to Maine on Friday, from peaceful protests at the airport to a service in Dover-Foxcroft, where members and friends of the United Church of Christ were, as one minister said, “praying and worshipping outdoors - with their Bibles open, not closed.”