United Church of Christ

UCC activists joining global wave of action for climate

A global wave of peaceful protests over the course of 12 days is uniting climate activists in the largest civil disobedience in the history of the environmental movement.


Commentary: REPARATIONS for African Descendants… Is the U.S. there yet?

Recently I was in a denominational business meeting where someone asked, “What mission projects can we do together? Anyone familiar with the United Nations campaign ‘International Decade for People of African Descent?’” 


Forging connections one phone call at a time

Members of the United Church of Christ national staff are making hundreds of phone calls as part of a project to forge deeper connections between local UCC churches and denomination's headquarters.


Shared experiences lead to a standing ovation on Mother's Day

In a small farm community in southern Illinois on Mother's Day, a UCC congregation gave a standing ovation to a woman from India who shared her faith journey as a Muslim in today's world.


'The Amazing Race' taking giant leap from UCC's Angelus Plaza

United Church of Christ-related Angelus Plaza, the nation's largest affordable housing community, will be featured in the season finale of CBS's The Amazing Race, where contestants will bungee leap off the downtown Los Angeles skyscraper.


Florida Conference's new headquarters a green space inside and out

The Florida Conference of the United Church of Christ is greening up its corner of the earth, with a rehabbed, environmentally-friendly, sustainably-minded, LEED-certified building, a place of inspiration and learning for other groups and congregations.


Commentary: Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage in the United States

During May, we celebrate the heritage of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the United States.


UCC community aids flood recovery in Texas

As the cleanup continues in Texas following high winds and flash floods in late April, UCC members are teaming up to help the people affected by the storms find normal again.


U.S. Diplomacy, not arms sales, needed in Middle East

The United Church of Christ, in a letter sent to Congress Thursday, May 5, is joining more than a dozen faith based-organizations speaking out against the U.S. role in militarized engagement in the Middle East.


New homes help shelter Filipino families in Typhoon Haiyan recovery

As the rebuilding effort in the Philippines continues — more than two years after the most destructive storm to make landfall ripped through the South Pacific — the United Church of Christ continues to help shelter the survivors who lost everything.