The Rev. Charles Buck, former church pastor and Conference Minister in the United Church of Christ, has been elected as the new president and CEO of the United Church Funds, the institutional investment ministry of the denomination.
The Rev. Traci Blackmon marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by calling for the building of bridges, not walls — indicating there is no wall strong enough, high enough or entrenched enough to stop those who seek freedom.
Building on the process to refresh and update the visual identity of the United Church of Christ, the denomination’s National Setting has just released refreshed logos and an expanded color palette for use by Churches, Conferences and UCC affiliates and organizations.
At the time of this writing, it is day 28 of the partial federal government shutdown, now the longest in history.
The lands of a United Church of Christ outdoor ministry in the Oregon forest will be forever protected from development, a tangible sign of the denomination's love of children, love of neighbor and love of creation.
The start of the New Year brings new beginnings, new ideas and many new challenges to examine.
The UCC's Health and Human Service Sunday — to be held Jan. 27 this year — lifts up the rich history of CHHSM ministries across the country, as well as the many ways they answer their call to provide faith-based servant leadership in their local communities.
The national leaders of the United Church of Christ speak out in response to President Trump's prime time address on border security, noting, "We are faced with a moral crisis as a country, not a border crisis, nor a national emergency."
The Open and Affirming Coalition United Church of Christ celebrated an important milestone on New Year's Eve, announcing the 1,500th congregation to become ONA.
Organizers of the 32nd General Synod are seeking the some good ideas for effective ministry to share with the wider church this summer.