When it first opened in January 2002, the detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, was intended to be a place for the interrogation of detainees and to prosecute them for war crimes. But in the 15 years since, the detention center has been a "de facto" indefinite holding cell.
A new church start that practices love, emphasizes shared leadership, shared resources and the belief that gifts should be given first is being celebrated for its ability 'to share earthly and spiritual resources' as the winner of the UCC Be the Church of the Month Contest.
Showing support for justice, human rights, and compassion as a change of government comes to Washington D.C.
The national leaders of the United Church of Christ have reached out to the president of Talladega College, one of the denomination's Historically Affiliated Black Colleges, about his decision to allow the Alabama school's marching band to participate in next week's presidential inauguration parade.
The United Church of Christ has a new prophetic calling in our new political reality.
Among the upcoming resolutions for consideration by the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ is a call from the host conference, the Central Atlantic Conference, to break down barriers and increase the presence of under-represented groups in pulpits across the denomination.
To ring in the New Year and advance its ministry of creating community, a California congregation of the United Church of Christ will continue its mission by using the virtual world to change real lives.
A Connecticut congregation formed before the Declaration of Independence is getting much-needed support from other UCC faith communities after a devastating electrical fire that heavily damaged the church's historic sanctuary.
In an effort to make online communication easier and more effective for every United Church of Christ congregation in 2017, the UCC's web partner is giving away website set-ups to every local church that needs one to kick off the New Year.
Was 2016 the year the year that the environmental justice movement reached its peak?