United Church of Christ

Valarie Kaur to give 38th annual Everett C. Parker Lecture online Oct. 15

A Sikh activist, filmmaker and civil rights lawyer who is also the author of book that calls for revolutionary love will deliver the Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture Thursday, Oct. 15.


Webinar series slated to help craft communications strategy to inspire giving and engagement begins Oct. 7

The UCC OPTIC office teams up with the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at Indiana University on a webinar series that offers ways to create a communications strategy that inspires engagement and generosity. 


UCC National Setting mourns passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The national staff of the United Church of Christ is mourning the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


Starsky Wilson to lead Children’s Defense Fund

UCC minister Starsky Wilson has been named as the next president and CEO of the nation’s leading child advocacy organization.


The Other Side of the Tracks

The idiom “the other side of the tracks” usually refers to a line of demarcation and separation, often actually railroad tracks, between the more affluent part of a town from a more impoverished area.


West Coast fire evacuations take toll on UCC churches, camps and their communities

As wind-whipped wildfires continue to take lives and destroy forests, homes and businesses on the West Coast of the United States, United Church of Christ congregations are in stages ranging from evacuation to recovery to post-traumatic stress syndrome.http://www.cpcucc.org


Trauma Informed Voting

My best Zoom experiences are those when you forget about the platform itself (and those weird little boxes) because you’re so engaged in the actual conversation


‘Holy curiosity’ fuels justice work, ‘Nuns on the Bus’ leader tells UCC audience

A “Nuns on the Bus” leader told a United Church of Christ audience that having her “heart broken open” by hearing all kinds of people’s stories fuels her outspokenness for social justice.


Evan Golder, founding editor of United Church News, dies at 82

The Rev. W. Evan Golder, who edited the United Church of Christ’s monthly newspaper, United Church News, from its start in 1985 until his retirement in 2003, died Monday, Sept. 7, in hospice care in Westlake, Ohio. He was 82.


UCC officers remember President Avery D. Post’s ‘prophetic and pastoral voice’

The United Church of Christ's three national officers pay tribute to former UCC President Avery D. Post, who died Sept. 7.