United Church of Christ

'Oh, the places you’ll go'… to church

A few dozen pastors walked into a bar, gathering in the upper room of a downtown Milwaukee pub.


UCC offers local churches new website design and hosting service

More than 1,500 of the United Church of Christ's 5,000 congregations do not have websites. Those that have one may not be attracting as much traffic as they could. Now the UCC’s national ministries are offering help.

 


From East and West, daughter and father come to Synod

A family reunion is celebrated at the UCC General Synod in Milwaukee -- the daughter comes to the Wisconsin Center as a delegate, her father as a Synod Newsroom volunteer.


Pacific and Asian voices praise the light amidst the darkness

Monday evening worshippers embrace the immigrant experience at the UCC General Synod in Milwaukeee.

 


Phoenix poet shares theological reflection through verse

After listening to several hours of spoken words during Monday’s plenary sessions, Poet Jack Evans used poetry  to share his perspective on the moments he had witnessed during General Synod 32.


Clergy debt task force expanding and changing scope

A United Church of Christ task force studying the financial concerns of persons seeking to become ministers will expanding its focus to include the mounting debt crisis faced by most active clergy members.


Delegates pass resolution denouncing acts of white supremacy

Delegates of General Synod voted to approve a resolution denouncing acts of violence in the name of hate groups on Monday, June 24.


Synod delegates pass resolution addressing global migration crisis

The UCC General Synod overwhelmingly approved a resolution titled "Addressing the State of Global Forced Migration." The resolution calls on all settings of the church to "to pray, learn, and actively engage in education about the current state of global forced migration."


Recognizing retiring UCF President Don Hart

The United Church of Christ formally expressed its appreciation on Monday to Don Hart, who is retiring at the end of the month after 28 years of service as the president of United Church Funds (UCF).  


A heartfelt farewell for Jim Moos

The United Church of Christ bade an emotional farewell to the Rev. Jim Moos Monday, celebrating his eight-year ministry as one of the denomination’s national officers.