Recent news stories about two children of God send mixed messages.
As the United States reaches the goal of accepting 10,000 refugees for resettlement in 2016, a United Church of Christ leader notes that "the time for U.S. churches to be very involved in welcoming Syrian refugees is upon us."
A North Carolina church addresses racism as part of a weekly 12 step program, created by the developer of the God is Still Speaking campaign, that can be adapted for use by any congregation.
Following the sudden death of conference minister the Rev. John Deckenback last month, the Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ is turning to the Rev. Sheldon Culver as acting minister as the conference prepares to ramp up a search process for an interim minister.
Tribal leaders who traveled by bus from the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation in North Dakota to a U.S District courthouse in Washington, D.C., were joined by advocates from the United Church of Christ in a public demonstration of solidarity against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Gordon Gilles is retiring as president and CEO of the Cornerstone Fund, concluding 21 years of service to that ministry of the United Church of Christ.
Collegium Statement of Solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
Future construction of a controversial crude oil pipeline in North Dakota is being challenged in court this week by Native American nations and environmental organizations, with the public support of the national officers and conference leaders of the United Church of Christ.
With each post and tweet, Marchae Grair is spreading the word, amplifying the bold, public voice of the United Church of Christ, and her work is attracting attention. Grair, the social media manager for the UCC national office, is being recognized by an area business publication as one of the top young professionals making a mark in their fields in Northeast Ohio.
United Church of Christ general minister and president John Dorhauer issues an invitation to wider church to use the soon-to-be-released 'White Privilege: Let's Talk' curriculum to facilitate open, sacred conversations on race.