United Church of Christ

General Synod website, newsletter sharing information about July’s virtual online gathering

The United Church of Christ General Synod Planning Team is inviting people across the wider church to bookmark the recently released GS 33 website to learn more about the denomination’s first online biennial gathering.


UCC leaders invite members, partners to election-eve ‘unity in hope’ service

National leaders of the United Church of Christ are inviting the denomination’s members and partners to join them in an online “Pre-Election Communion Service of Unity in Hope” at 7 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 2, on the eve of a U.S. general election like none other.


Human Rights on the Ballot

With every day approaching November 3rd, it has felt increasingly true: this is a critical election and there will be tremendous implications from the results.


Adapting to pandemic among topics of youth, young adult ministry event Nov. 12-14

Reset for Renewal,” to be held online Nov. 12-14, is for ministers and lay people who lead any kind of ministry for youth or young adults.


Conference Ministers address racism, white supremacy and privilege in the church

The United Church of Christ Conference Ministers, in a letter to the denomination, pledge to address racism, white supremacy and privilege in the church through resources and conversation.


Church’s voter shuttle helps rural Mich. residents carry out ‘moral imperative’

The COVID-19 pandemic kept them from setting up voter-registration tables. So the people of Douglas Congregational United Church of Christ in rural western Michigan adjusted.


Equipping for a free, fair Election Day, UCC offers resources, webinars, worship

The United Church of Christ is equipping congregants for the election both practically and spiritually, offering resources, webinars and an all-church worship service leading up to Nov. 3.


UCC members, church bodies abolish $26.2 million in medical debt for New Englanders and first responders

The United Church of Christ effort to abolish medical debt stands at $51.8 million with the latest buy just announced. A collaborative effort by 122 UCC congregations, four Associations, and more than 100 households in the Southern New England Conference has abolished in $26.2 million in medical debt.


Disciples Volunteering director named to head UCC’s Global H.O.P.E. team

The Rev. Joshua Baird will start work Nov. 16 as team leader of Global H.O.P.E., part of Wider Church Ministries.


Children give frightening testimonies, UCC offers support during border march to save asylum

More than 90 migrant children and their families marched to the border wall in Nogales, Mexico on Oct. 21, to join allies on the American side in protest of U.S. policies they call inhumane and unlawful.