United Church of Christ

Activists push back against Trump clampdown on immigrants and refugees

UCC activists stand in solidarity with immigrants and refugees in a rally outside the White House decrying President Trump's executive orders that clamp down on vulnerable people hoping to resettle in the U.S.

UCC churches affirm support for immigrant rights after Trump executive order

UCC commitment to immigrant rights, sanctuary more resolute in light of the Trump Administration call to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border.

Broken-down bus doesn't slow Kansas marchers, thanks to host church

Late Friday night, 66 bus riders from a UCC church in Kansas were stranded on the side of the road. Less than 12 hours later, with help from a D.C.-area congregation, both churches were part of the crowd of 500,000 people at the Women's March on Washington, part of the UCC's call for a just world for all.

600 marchers experience UCC extravagant welcome in Washington D.C.

More than 600 people, United Church of Christ members and other visitors who traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Women's March on Washington spent some time at First Congregational Church on Jan. 21, enjoying the hospitality day of welcome hosted by the congregation, the Potomac Association of the Central Atlantic Conference UCC and the UCC Washington Office. 

ONA Coalition plans 45th anniversary celebration at General Synod

The National Open and Affirming Coalition will celebrate the 45th anniversary of its founding this summer during its National Gathering, the organization's signature event, and will set a future course for the ONA movement in light of the 2016 presidential election.

Women's Marchers around the country celebrate call for change

Drawn by the Spirit, advocates march for a just world for all.

Wisconsin Conference contingent 'Listening & Witnessing' in Washington D.C.

53 members of the Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ headed to Washington D.C. for four days of "Listening and Witnessing" this weekend, joining the Women's March on Washington.

UCC, DOC leadership condemn threats against Jewish centers

Reaching out in solidarity, leadership of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offered an open letter to Jewish colleagues and friends expressing concern, outrage and support after more than 40 false bomb threats have been reported against Jewish Community Centers in 17 states in the last few weeks.

Nationwide climate vigils on inauguration weekend renew commitment to Earth care

During the first 100 hours of the new administration, people of faith are showing their love for the Earth, and their commitment to people, their planet and their communities.

Dorhauer named to Center for American Progress list of faith leaders to watch in 2017

United Church of Christ General Minister and President John Dorhauer is recognized as one of dozen religious leaders from a variety of faith traditions working to make this world a just place for all.