United Church of Christ

Traci Blackmon tapped to participate in historic national conversation on race with President Barack Obama

The Rev. Traci D. Blackmon, a national officer of the United Church of Christ, will be joining President Barack Obama in a national historic town hall conversation on race on Thursday evening, July 14.

Missouri Mid-South Conference breathes new life into 87-year-old ministry

Through a carbon offset credit program, the 4,000-acre Shannondale Tree Farm is now positioned to be a reoccurring source of revenue that will fund ministries of the Missouri Mid-South Conference and beyond for centuries to come, while helping to protect God’s creation. 

Faith leaders call for more morality in politics

Faith leaders are crossing denominational, racial and social lines to come together on behalf of the marginalized, calling on political party leaders to embrace a moral agenda that champions justice and equality instead of fear and rhetoric.

Faith groups in Texas community form human wall of support around mosque following gunfire

Nearly 150 people representing a dozen faith communities ringed the Islamic Community Center of Bryan-College Station Texas in a show of solidarity on Friday, July 8.

Vandalism at Maryland church being investigated as hate crime

Vandals broke into Immanuel United Church of Christ in Catonsville, Md., on June 29 causing more than $25,000 in damage, and the act is being investigated as a hate crime.

UCC Leader: We must mourn them all - we are all connected

The UCC's acting Executive Minister of Justice and Witness Ministries, mourning the lives lost recently to fear and to hate, is offering a reflection following an especially difficult 72 hours in America.

UCC President: We cannot remain silent

In response to the violence and gunfire that have ended so many lives in the last 72 hours, the General Minister and President of the United Church of Christ is calling for peace and reconciliation, as difficult as that may seem.

Commentary: Let Us Not Forget

Americans celebrated our nation’s 240th anniversary since its founding earlier this month on July 4th

UCC, Dakota Association mourn 'matriarch'

The United Church of Christ is mourning the passing of Winifred "Freddie" Boub, the 'matriarch' of the Dakota Association and its 13 Lakota churches on four Native American reservations in three states.

Advocates to Congress: It’s time to end the deadlock on gun legislation

Gun control advocates from the UCC marched on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning, part of a crowd representing more than two dozen denominations and faith groups demanding an end to the deadlock in the United States Congress around gun legislation.