United Church of Christ

Buffalo congregation offers immigrants refuge and resources to start over in Canada

A church near the border is offering sanctuary and saving lives, heeding the call to build a just world for all.


Denominational leaders offer prayers for UUA during a time of transition

An ecumenical partner of the United Church of Christ is undergoing a sudden change in leadership, prompting prayers from denominational leaders for the Unitarian Universalist Association. Its president, the Rev. Peter Morales, announced he is stepping down on April 1.


First Virginia Kreyer scholarship 'a blessing' to Michigan seminarian

Melanie Johnson refuses to let her disability slow her down or keep her from helping others in the same way she did before her injury, during years working as an emergency medical technician. With her determination, and the grace of God, Johnson is on a path to help people through ministry.


Commentary: Republic of Fear

Increasingly, the land of the brave is becoming the republic of fear.


Michigan congregation's 'Blessing Bags' bless others at Easter

A Michigan congregation of the United Church of Christ is counting their blessings during Lent to bless others at Easter.


UCC leaders: The earth is the Lord's

The national leadership of the United Church of Christ is speaking out for God's creation. After President Donald Trump abdicated responsibility for climate change with a March 28 executive order that undoes the past the administration's climate policies, revives the fossil fuel industry, cuts the EPA's budget and eliminates many climate research programs, this faith community will not stay silent.


Four Reformation churches celebrate 20 years of communion

Setting aside their different viewpoints, and focusing on what they share in common, four Protestant churches in the United States have embraced a shared journey during the last two decades as part of their commitment to reconciling the separated branches of the Church of Jesus Christ.


Moral Movement leader William Barber to keynote General Synod gala

To help call attention to the ways people can counteract injustice and establish equality, General Synod will feature acclaimed activist, the Rev. William Barber II, at its Gala banquet to speak about what it takes to create a just world for all.


UCC sends assistance to South Sudan and other African countries

The United Church of Christ responds to the emergency in South Sudan and three other African countries, sending an initial $85,000 in aid to combat a crisis fueled by drought, famine and massive food shortages.


UCC calling Creation care advocates to the People's Climate March in Washington D.C.

With creation care and climate change topping the list of priorities UCC members believe the church needs to focus on in the future, expect a huge contingent of UCC earth care advocates in Washington D.C. next month for the People's Climate March.