United Church of Christ

Commentary: Pride Prevails

The difficult news from Uganda came early Friday morning, August 5. Ugandan police had raided an LGBTQI Pride event in Kampala making arrests and beating several persons who had been contestants in a pageant.


Penn Central Conference mourns communications minister

The Penn Central Conference and the wider United Church of Christ are remembering the devotion of Brenda Waleff to her family and to her church as a testament of a Stillspeaking God. Waleff died on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at age 55.


New youth social media justice group needs a name

Youth and young adults of the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) across the country are converging in a newly-formed group created to raise awareness and encourage action on climate change through social media artwork.


UCC micro-lenders surpass milestone, sending $100K to Kiva

A group made up of 80 individuals and United Church of Christ congregations has been involved in a mission that has the capacity to change lives, one micro-loan at a time.


UCC Clergy support California's 'Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month'

California clergy and congregations are celebrating the Golden State's bold show of support for their Muslim neighbors.


Commentary: Checking My Privilege

I have to check my privilege quite a bit these days. 


Former North Dakota, Michigan conference minister passes at 81

A former conference minister of the United Church of Christ is being remembered for his five decades of service within the denomination. The Rev. Marwood E. Rettig passed away on July 18 after a lengthy illness. He was 81.


NYE 2016 culminates after a week of faith, fun in Florida

We Believe in UCC Youth.


Wisconsin church cleans up, winning July 'Be the Church of the Month' contest with Laundry Love

Ebenezer UCC in Sheboygan, Wisc., which has created a ministry of love and fellowship at a local laundromat, is named the winner of the July 'Be the Church of the Month' contest for its 'Care for the Poor'.


NYE Youth leader loses long hair to put a smile on a sick child's face

Dan Hitzemann, a youth chaperone from Illinois, lost a lot of grey hair this week. He was the first guy to sit down for a haircut at the Locks of Love Hair Salon at the UCC National Youth Event at Disney World.