United Church of Christ

Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, to focus assistance on refugees and asylum seekers  

The United Church of Christ will be receiving donations on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, to address the plight of refugee and asylum seekers around the world. 

UCC racial equity and inclusion committee to review 8 proposals

The United Church of Christ Board describes next steps in its coming assessment of racial diversity, equity and inclusion in the United Church of Christ.

UCC Conference Recovery Grant helps support clergy mental health during pandemic

The Indiana-Kentucky Conference United Church of Christ is offering additional intentional clergy support during COVID-19 with the help of a grant from the national setting. 

As election contention continues, churches pray for peace – and to persist for justice

Responding to a fraught vote-counting period, United Church of Christ congregations and interfaith partners continued what they had been doing before and since Election Day, Nov. 3: offering nonpartisan prayers for peace, a healthy democracy, racial and social justice, and the healing of a divided nation.

UCC officers urge worshippers to tap healing power of love to close political divide

Speaking for the elected officers of the United Church of Christ, General Minister and President the Rev. John Dorhauer issues a moral call for healing following the Nov. 3 U.S. general elections. 

Liberation, Freedom, Equity and Justice for All

When in the company of the Spirit of God, one should leave one’s practice of prayer and deep meditation yearning for a more radical faith.

Saying ‘outcome doesn’t change our mission,’ UCC leaders await election results – actively

As the nation awaits the definitive word about the results of the presidential election, United Church of Christ leaders continue to urge “revolutionary patience,” hold prayer vigils, offer webinars on spiritual leadership and advocate for the free practice of voting rights for all Americans.

Election Day 2020: Hope, love and ‘revolutionary patience’

As voters head to the polls on Election Day, United Church of Christ advocates are urging all Americans to remember that today marks the beginning of the democratic process that decides our next president – not the end.


Pandemic lends poignancy to churchwide All Saints service, held online

Dozens of names appeared, scrolling past the image of a burning candle. Dozens more poured in via the webinar platform Zoom. It was the central moment of the United Church of Christ’s All Saints worship service Nov. 1.

High school students choose lawn of ‘welcoming’ church for voter drive

When high school students in Oak Park, Ill., needed a visible place to encourage voting and recruit poll workers this fall, they thought of Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ.