United Church of Christ

No Matter Who You Are

Words we live by in the United Church of Christ - accepted for who we are and where we are on life's journey.


Change comes to Cuba

The changes coming to Cuba are becoming very evident to participants traveling the island this week with the UCC Cuba Study Seminar.


Dorhauer April installation going coast to coast in series of worship services

The Rev. John C. Dorhauer will be formally installed as the ninth general minister and president of the United Church of Christ in April, in a weekend of worship services in New York, Chicago and Seattle, underscoring his pledge to forge a greater connection between the UCC national offices and the local churches.


New project to help connect and resource refugee-welcoming UCC congregations

The United Church of Christ is looking to turn to a fresh page by finding ways to offer more support for refugee-welcoming congregations across the wider church.


UCC, Disciples partner to bring clean water, justice to Flint, Mich.

As the potable water crisis in Flint, Mich., deepens, two Christian denominations are partnering to provide solutions.


Why I Protest

The deaths of young African Americans at the hands of police have escalated the conversation about racial discrimination in this country. The Rev. Traci Blackmon, acting executive minister of UCC Justice and Witness Ministries, noted civil rights leader, gifted preacher, pastor and teacher, delivers an extremely powerful message in this call for justice for all the children of God.


UCC leaders support Episcopal Church in solidarity, prayer, love after censure by Anglican Communion

In response to a vote by the Anglican Communion, suspending the Episcopal Church from voting and decision-making for a period of three years, the national leaders of the United Church of Christ released a statement of support for the American denomination.


'Why I Protest' coming soon

The deaths of young African Americans at the hands of police have escalated the conversation about racial discrimination in this country. The voice of the United Church of Christ, which has been prominent in the conversation, is about to get louder. Plan to be part of first multimedia campaign of 2016 tied to the church’s core mission. 


UCC churches offer sanctuary from January immigration raids

United Church of Christ pastors from Arizona and California to Minnesota are encouraging others in the faith community to shield families that are at-risk for deportation.


NYE attendees urged to skip haircuts for Locks of Love

There's one New Year's resolution that coordinators of the 2016 National Youth Event are suggesting to the young people and their chaperones who are planning to attend the National Youth Event this summer–skip your regular haircuts, grow your hair until the gathering, and donate on-site to Locks of Love.