United Church of Christ

Charles Buck named president and CEO of United Church Funds

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.


Traci Blackmon: If these walls could talk

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.  


UCC registers logo, releases revised Brand Guidelines

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.


The Shutdown Isn’t Over Even When It’s Over

At the time of this writing, it is day 28 of the partial federal government shutdown, now the longest in history.


Oregon Camp will forever be 'Forest First and Kid Focused'

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.


Commentary: Righteous Anger in the Face of Injustice: Fighting for Hope in the New Year

The start of the New Year brings new beginnings, new ideas and many new challenges to examine.


Celebrate CHHSM on UCC Health and Human Service Sunday

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.


UCC leaders reject Trump's dire call on border security, barrier wall

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."


UCC's ONA movement celebrates milestone – 1,500 churches

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.


General Synod organizers issue invite for Saturday workshops

Organizers of the 32nd General Synod are seeking the some good ideas for effective ministry to share with the wider church this summer.