United Church of Christ

Virtual ‘Nollau To You’ seminar creates renewed approach to ministry

The UCC’s Council of Health and Human Services Ministries’ virtual ‘Nollau to You’ seminar supports leadership development — online.

Retiring ‘Sermon Seeds’ writer passes pen to Ohio pastor with varied background

The United Church of Christ’s “Sermon Seeds” feature has a new writer, replacing a longtime predecessor who has just retired. The Rev. Cheryl Lindsay stepped into the “Sermon Seeds” role Nov. 16.

United Black Christians, voice of UCC African Americans, offers 50th-anniversary video

United Black Christians, representing some 50,000 African-American UCC members, marks its 50th anniversary by offering a video for churchwide use.

Florida church’s free parking for beachgoers is now a federal religious freedom case

If people park at your church to walk to a nearby beach, can you invite them to donate toward your youth group’s mission trip? A federal lawsuit seeks to answer that and other legal questions for a United Church of Christ congregation in Florida.

Watch it Spring Forth

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it.

Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, to focus assistance on refugees and asylum seekers  

The United Church of Christ will be receiving donations on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, to address the plight of refugee and asylum seekers around the world. 

UCC racial equity and inclusion committee to review 8 proposals

The United Church of Christ Board describes next steps in its coming assessment of racial diversity, equity and inclusion in the United Church of Christ.

UCC Conference Recovery Grant helps support clergy mental health during pandemic

The Indiana-Kentucky Conference United Church of Christ is offering additional intentional clergy support during COVID-19 with the help of a grant from the national setting. 

As election contention continues, churches pray for peace – and to persist for justice

Responding to a fraught vote-counting period, United Church of Christ congregations and interfaith partners continued what they had been doing before and since Election Day, Nov. 3: offering nonpartisan prayers for peace, a healthy democracy, racial and social justice, and the healing of a divided nation.

UCC officers urge worshippers to tap healing power of love to close political divide

Speaking for the elected officers of the United Church of Christ, General Minister and President the Rev. John Dorhauer issues a moral call for healing following the Nov. 3 U.S. general elections.