United Church of Christ

Federal Court advances UCC minister’s lawsuit against US government

A United States federal court judge has sided with a prominent United Church of Christ minister, recognizing that she has been a victim of government surveillance which may have interfered with her legally protected right to practice her faith.


For Racial Justice Sunday, churches urged to commit to 'Sacred Conversations'

As the United Church of Christ prepares to mark Racial Justice Sunday, Feb. 9, there is much to celebrate – and, as always, much work to do, according to the denomination's minister for racial justice. Among the celebrations is the certification of nine new facilitators for Sacred Conversations to End Racism.


Commentary: Imagining a New World Together at EAD

As the Justice and Peace Policy Fellow, I’ve had a unique opportunity to expand my policy advocacy and organizing experience within the environmental justice space.


Minnesota church hosts prayer vigil for migrants forced to ‘remain in Mexico’

An immigrant-welcoming UCC congregation in Minnesota hosted an interfaith prayer vigil on behalf of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, tied to the first anniversary of U.S. government protocols that force them to remain in Mexico until their cases can be heard.


New Poor People's Campaign urges churches, others to rally in D.C. June 20

Hoping to draw tens of thousands of people to a June 20 rally at the U.S. Capitol, a coalition of religious, labor and other organizations kicked off a Mass Poor People's Assembly and Moral March on Washington with an enthusiastic news conference Wednesday, Jan. 29.


UCC joins ecumenical effort to send medical supplies to China to combat coronavirus

The United Church of Christ has joined an ecumenical effort of American churches to provide much-needed medical supplies to China. Several denominations are pooling resources to buy protective gear for doctors and hospital workers treating victims of the Wuhan coronavirus.


UCC, others criticize US plan to ban travel from more countries

National ministries of the United Church of Christ spoke out Monday, Jan. 27, against a U.S. plan to ban travel from an expanded list of countries.


Leaders of three denominations to meet mission partners in South Asia

A delegation of dozen national leaders from three Christian denominations in America is heading to Southern Asia this weekend on a 17-day trip to learn more about church partners in the region and to find ways to work together.


UCC leaders call for prayers for people of Australia

UCC national leaders call on congregations and members of the denomination to pray for the people of Australia, as the United Church in Australia shares liturgical resources.


Commentary: I Refuse to Be Complicit

Several years ago, I had an opportunity to participate in an immersion program at the Sonora/Arizona border between Mexico and the United States.