UCC General Minister and President John C. Dorhauer issues a letter to the wider church as much of the country shuts down in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
In rural St. Marys, Ohio, more than 100 people drove up to the door of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ on Thursday, March 19, to get white paper bags with meals inside. In a pandemic, the church is trying to keep alive a meals program that for years has met varieties of hunger that are more than physical.
The executive officers of the United Church of Christ, heeding the advice of world health experts, are temporarily shifting the denomination’s national staff into a work-from-home mode because of coronavirus disease, COVID-19.
In an upcoming United Church of Christ webinar planned to address the issue of racism and whiteness using the books of a celebrated educator and theologian, participants can expect to be a little uncomfortable.
Coronavirus doesn’t discriminate, why should we?
The senior minister of a UCC congregation in Omaha shares his COVID-19 diagnosis during online Sunday worship as he talks “about finding and serving God in the midst of a pandemic.”
They may have closed their buildings in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, but many United Church of Christ congregations still offered the comfort of music and prayer – and urged people to rise up and demand better public-health leadership – as they moved worship services to the internet on Sunday, March 15.
A historic church in Louisville, Ky., led by a pastor who grew up in the projects across the street, has raised $7 million for a new building for neighborhood businesses and social services. National ministries of the United Church of Christ -- as well as government and civic leaders -- helped.
Iglesia Unida de Cristo San Lucas/San Lucas United Church of Christ, in the heart of Chicago's Humboldt Park, is built around love of – and service to – to its neighbors.