United Church of Christ

Two UCC congregations to challenge white supremacy  on Juneteenth

Two United Church of Christ congregations will be marking Juneteenth, June 19, by challenging white supremacy in their own way and inviting other people of faith to join in. 

Commentary: Nothing Lost in Translation

“Black life is precious.”

Supreme Court blocks attempt to end DACA, UCC celebrates huge win with ‘Dreamers’

United Church of Christ leaders and immigration advocates are celebrating a major victory with young people brought to the United States as children, as the U.S. Supreme Court blocks efforts to end the DACA program.

Seattle pastor preaches from the CHAZ on finding ‘beloved community’

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 the Church in the wake of the use of force during protests

UCC military chaplains address a letter to the wider church in the wake of the use of force during protests.

UCC Officers: Racism is a pandemic that has plagued U.S. far too long

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.

Rev. Traci Blackmon condemns administration’s decision to remove LGBTQ health care protections

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.”

White clergy in NE Pennsylvania atone for racism, pledge to ‘tear it down’

A diverse group of religious leaders in Northeast Pennsylvania came together in Allentown Thursday, June 11, to tear racism down.

‘Stories, songs, solutions’ will highlight Poor People’s Campaign online event June 20

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.