United Church of Christ

Connecticut faith leaders arrested protesting austerity budget

Six faith leaders, including Connecticut Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi, were arrested Monday afternoon at the State Capitol in Hartford, assembling to speak out against severe budget cuts proposed by the state's governor.

Embrace the stranger, promote welcome on Refugee Justice Sunday

United Church of Christ advocates are urging the church to become immersed in refugee justice, by displaying solidarity with refugees for Refugee Justice Sunday on June 18.

New UCC logo reflects, complements denomination's Purpose, Vision, Mission Statements

Beginning with General Synod 2017 in Baltimore this summer, the United Church of Christ will begin the transition to a new logo for the denomination. 

UCC pastor shows love of neighbor by going to Iraq to work with women refugees

A UCC pastor is heading to Iraq and refugee camps, to document empowerment work focused on helping women find a way to support themselves and their families.

A public proclamation, love of neighbor, draws attention in Minneapolis

A Minneapolis area church is proudly, publicly proclaiming love of neighbor at Pentecost as it to strives build a Just World for All. 

UCC leadership: An opportunity for which the church was born

This statement from the leadership of the United Church of Christ condemns President Donald Trump's decision to abandon the Paris Climate Accords. 

To the moon and back: 'Lunar Bible' gifted to UCC for preservation

A retired pastor and his spouse have given the United Church of Christ a gift that is out of this world. The Rev. Donald and Jo Anne Flick presented a rare item — a framed microfiche containing part of the Bible that was flown to the moon and back in 1971 — to the UCC for safekeeping.

UCC Immigration advocate protesting separation of families arrested at the White House

The coordinator of the UCC Immigration Cooperative was one of three faith leaders in a group of 20 people arrested at the White House on Thursday, protesting the detention and pending deportation of a mother of two young children.

UCC advocates urge 'Stay the course on climate care,' despite U.S. withdrawal from Paris Accords

President Donald Trump is pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Accords,  despite the voices of corporate America, some of his advisors and millions of earth care advocates around the country.

Lakota YouthStay program brings Native young people to Massachusetts for immersion experience

Forging friendships to create a loving and rewarding experience.