United Church of Christ

Former UCC officer Moos joins Pension Boards staff

The Rev. James Moos begins work Tuesday, Oct. 15, as executive director of Faith and Finance Ministries with The Pension Boards—United Church of Christ.


UCC minister: Courageous and visionary leadership can combat climate change consequences

The world is waking up to the critical role people of faith, congregations and faith leaders must play if humanity is to avoid the most catastrophic consequences of climate change. How will we learn from the past to answer the call?


UCC’s Noel Andersen honored by NCC for ‘faithful, risk-taking leadership’

One of the United Church of Christ’s biggest advocates for immigrant rights is being honored by the National Council of Churches for his work.

 


Commentary: Clergy Picking Up our Grandmothers' Picket Signs for Access to Abortion

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear cases about abortion in the next several months.


Visitors to India, Sri Lanka see education's power to fight poverty

North Americans can do two things to help Global Ministries church partners tackle the problems they face every day in India and Sri Lanka – giant problems like poverty in slum communities, human trafficking and the shackles of caste: support education, and pray in solidarity.


Missouri congregation works to free father of five from years in sanctuary

Christ Church United Church of Christ marked a bittersweet milestone with Alex Garcia and his family the weekend of Sept. 21. The father of five, an immigrant from Honduras, has lived in sanctuary at the church in Maplewood, Mo., for over two years.


Central Pacific's new Conference Minister has global background, 'entrepreneurial spirit'

United Church of Christ congregations in Oregon and parts of Idaho and Washington have a new Conference Minister with deep roots there, even though he grew up on three continents.


Heads of two communions learn about resilience during Global Ministries pilgrimage to Venezuela

The heads of the two denominations partnered in Global Ministries, in a rare dual visit, learned much about what Venezuelan communities are willing to do to take care of each other during a people-to-people pilgrimage to that country in late September. 


UCC 'a visible presence' at National Trans Visibility March in Washington, DC

The United Church of Christ was well represented at the National Trans Visibility March on Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 28. Members of the transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary communities converged on the nation’s capital from several major cities in the United States to take a stand against hate and discrimination in this historic first march and rally.


Commentary: Woe to the Unambitious: Greta as Prophet

Prophets provoke a reckoning, a moment of truth that cannot be denied.