United Church of Christ

Expand your worldview with General Synod workshops

Visualize the Gospel through sculpture, see the scriptures come to life in pictures, learn more about Cuba and find ways to coach your way through conflict -- all possible with a one-hour workshop at General Synod in Baltimore.


UCC leaders champion 'resilient' refugees, celebrate blocked travel ban

The UCC continues to stand with immigrants and refugees, work on behalf of the refugees U.S. resettlement groups have promised to protect, and assist those partners here and abroad in resettlement efforts.


New Hampshire UCC seeks to support Syrian refugees through races

Tucked away in the southeast corner of New Hampshire, Community Church of Durham has been putting its shoulders behind the effort to help Syrian refugees who've come to the United States for safety. The United Church of Christ congregation is ramping up efforts ahead of the UCC's One Great Hour of Sharing mission offering, looking to raise money that supports local athletes at home — while supporting a critical humanitarian cause abroad.


UCC Board selects new chair and vice-chair, sets Synod resolutions

To guide the board for the next two years, the board selected Frank Bolden to serve as the incoming chair, and the Rev. Alice Hunt as the incoming vice-chair.


Task force identifies future priorities for UCC focus

After exploring what a relevant and thriving United Church of Christ would look like in 10 years, a UCC Board-charged task force now has a clear picture of the issues that matter to members of the denomination. A survey of 4,000 constituents of the church reveals that they are like-minded about what the UCC's top issues are, and what they should be going forward.


Missouri church to share ideas to build stronger relationships across generations

Each week during the school year, about 80 people from St. Johns United Church of Christ gather for LOGOS, where all ages learn about, experience, and practice the art of Christian relationships, putting their faith into action and strengthening their discipleship.


Welcoming immigrants 'the Christian thing to do' in Santa Fe

A UCC congregation in Santa Fe is working for a just world for all, advocating for and assisting immigrants and refugees, and collaborating with others in community.


UCC advocates join Native Americans in D.C. march against Dakota Access Pipeline

UCC members make up the largest faith contingent joining the First Nations march from the Army Corps of Engineers offices to the White House.


Rev. Traci Blackmon nominated to continue leading UCC's justice work as executive minister

The UCC Board of Directors unanimously voted March 9 to nominate the Rev. Traci Blackmon to lead Justice and Witness Ministries, a ministry that she has guided for 14 months as its interim executive.


Commentary: In Search of a Moral Health Care System

We are a country whose citizens pledge "liberty and justice for all" and whose government is to be organized so as to "promote the common welfare".