For three college students from Puerto Rico, a stint as program staff at the UCC Ohio Conference’s Templed Hills Camp this summer was so much more than a job to make pocket money for the coming school year.
A 14-year-old girl is fighting cancer in a North Carolina hospital with just her brother at her side and UCC church members and friends to comfort her. Her mother is being denied entry to the United States and has spent months at the Mexican border trying get across to get to her.
United Church of Christ people were among activists from four New England states – and from several religious traditions – who walked long miles to a federal detention center in Dover, N.H., protested U.S. immigration policies and waved to appreciative detainees.
When a young man died of an opioid overdose this summer, the harm reduction movement in the United Church of Christ helped his parents cope with their unimaginable grief and share hope with their son's community.
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of travelling with UCC National staff colleagues to the Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, North Carolina.
Churches and others will join the National Park Service in ringing bells at 3 p.m. EDT Sunday, Aug. 25, to mark 400 years since the first recorded arrival of enslaved Africans in English-occupied North America.
A diverse group of religious leaders in Birmingham, Ala., have forged a commitment to sanctuary for their migrant neighbors, proclaimed their stand publicly and are planning a practical response to possible Immigration and Custom Enforcement action.
The folks at Community Congregational United Church of Christ in Amherst, Ohio, weren't sure their sanctuary, built in 1843, could ever accommodate people with physical disabilities. Now the changes they’ve made to their New England-style building have won a national UCC award.