United Church of Christ

Wisconsin Conference contingent 'Listening & Witnessing' in Washington D.C.

53 members of the Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ headed to Washington D.C. for four days of "Listening and Witnessing" this weekend, joining the Women's March on Washington.


UCC, DOC leadership condemn threats against Jewish centers

Reaching out in solidarity, leadership of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offered an open letter to Jewish colleagues and friends expressing concern, outrage and support after more than 40 false bomb threats have been reported against Jewish Community Centers in 17 states in the last few weeks.


Nationwide climate vigils on inauguration weekend renew commitment to Earth care

During the first 100 hours of the new administration, people of faith are showing their love for the Earth, and their commitment to people, their planet and their communities.


Dorhauer named to Center for American Progress list of faith leaders to watch in 2017

United Church of Christ General Minister and President John Dorhauer is recognized as one of dozen religious leaders from a variety of faith traditions working to make this world a just place for all.


Commentary: Keep It Moving

By all accounts, tens of thousands of people - possibly hundreds of thousands, - will be in Washington, DC on Saturday, January 21st for the Women's March on Washington. 


DC-area churches open arms, homes to travelers attending Women's March

Scores of United Church of Christ members from all across the country will descend on Washington, D.C., this weekend to speak up for equal treatment of all people at the Women's March on Washington.


UCC lauds Obama decision commuting sentence of Oscar López Rivera

For almost 40 years, the United Church of Christ has supported Puerto Rican men and women who were incarcerated for acts and beliefs in favor of the independence of Puerto Rico. Yesterday one of those prisoners, Oscar López Rivera, had his sentence commuted by President Barack Obama.


UCC Exec meets with Cuban partners on eve of Presidential Inauguration

The people of Cuba are very interested in how the incoming administration will deal with the thawing diplomatic relationship between the United States and their country, a topic brought up frequently during a recent visit by a UCC executive to the island nation 90 miles from the Florida coast.


UCC to offer radical hospitality at Women's March on Washington

Advocates from around the nation arriving in D.C. for Saturday’s march have a place to connect.


Connecticut churches step up to resettle Syrian refugees

As Syrian families who find their way to the East Coast overcome the obstacles of refugee resettlement in the United States, they are finding help from the congregations of the Connecticut Conference United Church of Christ.