United Church of Christ

The Pilgrim Press unveils new logo, website, plans for Synod presence

The Pilgrim Press, the publishing arm of the United Church of Christ with a legacy that dates back 400 years, is getting a new look, launching a new website, issuing new books, and planning a major presence at the UCC General Synod in June.


UCC leader offers prayers, words of grief and solidarity following Congregation Chabad shooting

Following the Saturday shooting at a California synagogue, the latest incident of terrorism by a white supremacist, the Rev.Traci Blackmon, UCC Associate General Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries, offers words of grief, solidarity and prayer.


Several social justice projects to engage Synod 2019 participants

On Saturday, June 22, General Synod organizers hope to see hundreds of UCC volunteers spread out in service around Milwaukee, Wisc., sharing the denomination's love of neighbor, love of children and love of creation.


Commentary: Truth

I call upon all settings of the church to spend the next year uncovering new truth.


New, unified Conference in New England will have new leader

The current Conference Ministers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have each announced that they will not put their names into consideration to take on leadership of the new, unified conference.


Celebrating Easter – and God's Call – on Omaha's Tri-Faith Commons

A Nebraska congregation had multiple reasons to rejoice this Easter. Countryside Community Church (UCC) in Omaha celebrated the resurrection in its new sanctuary on a campus that is also home to a synagogue and a mosque.


Global Ministries, Sri Lankan partner condemn heinous Easter Sunday bombings

Global Ministries leaders are offering support and prayers as they stand in solidarity with church partners in Sri Lanka, condemning the heinous Easter Sunday bombings that killed 290 people and injured 500 more.


UCC’s Dorhauer called to participate in American Climate Leadership Summit

The UCC General Minister and President is joining a diverse group of 500 leaders converging in Washington, D.C. next week from across the United States, coming together around a common goal — to make climate action a national priority.


Commentary: Hatred, the new mantra of democratic politics

This month Rwanda remembers the genocide that tore it apart 25 years ago when 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by Hutu extremists.


General Synod's Shine! Festival features food, fun for all ages

If you are going to the United Church of Christ General Synod in June, you don't want to miss a chance to take in one of Milwaukee's mightiest ways of celebrating summer.