My father, Herbert Henry Griffith, grew up in rural Missouri and attended children’s Sunday school at the little white clapboard church just down the dirt road from the family farmhouse.
In this country’s war against the coronavirus, there are hundreds of United Church of Christ chaplains fighting on the front lines.
In a pastoral letter to the wider church, the leadership of the United Church of Christ sends a clear and strong message to congregations who are considering going back to meeting in person, urging them to wait until ALL safety concerns have been addressed.
Like so many other events in the Year of the Coronavirus, the in-person version of the UCC's 2020 National Youth Event has been postponed. But youth and young adults can still take advantage of online opportunities, starting now.
Despite the challenges of online worship and ministry during social distancing, a UCC church in Flagstaff, Ariz., is working with community partners to make life a little easier for their undocumented neighbors who are ineligible for federal assistance during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Like others across the U.S. who have been struggling to make sense of the Covid-19 pandemic, I admit that I have been challenged in trying to provide best leadership practices to my staff from which they might draw strength and support.
A United Church of Christ congregation in Rumford, R.I., has decided not to gather in-person as a faith community, at least for the next year, because of COVID-19.
A new UCC podcast, "Encuentros Latinxs," features stories of spirituality, culture and identity from Latinx perspectives, with an LGBTQ+ focus.
Two United Church of Christ congregations in two very different communities have something in common: each is a faith home to people who thought they'd never find one again. And both are offering an extravagant welcome made possible by one of the UCC's Special Mission Offerings.