United Church of Christ

Pennsylvania couple lives out commitment to others through OGHS, Disaster Ministries

The work of UCC Wider Church Ministries calls scores of volunteers who consistently put their faith in action. But it may be hard to find people more passionate about helping others than Bill and Ellen Matten, Disaster Coordinators and OGHS ambassadors.


Commentary: Attacks on Roe V. Wade

Access to abortion is an issue of faith.


Small Massachusetts church addresses human trafficking in a big way

A small but spirited Massachusetts church is taking on human trafficking by reaching out to assist women who may be vulnerable and let them know that are valued.


General Synod Dinner and a Show fundraiser features acclaimed Trinity UCC Choir

Mark your calendars for an evening of music, food and fellowship at the General Synod fundraiser Saturday, June 22, featuring the acclaimed Trinity UCC Choir.


Maryland church visibly recognizes gun violence victims, remembers with communion

A Maryland UCC congregation celebrated communion outdoors on Sunday, in the midst of a haunting reminder of the human cost of gun violence.


National Wildlife Federation recognizes a UCC retirement community gone wild

We have a unique tradition at Uplands Village Life Plan Retirement Community on the Cumberland Plateau in East Tennessee. Love of neighbor, tied to love of creation. We care about the values of service to others and environmental stewardship. 


Chicago Theological Seminary named Premier Seminary Sponsor of UCC General Synod 32

Chicago Theological Seminary, one of six seminaries of the United Church of Christ and the oldest institution of higher education in Chicago, has been announced as the Premier Seminary Sponsor of the UCC’s General Synod 32.


Commentary: Moving Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

Another heart-wrenching tragedy resulting in the loss of innocent life has once again reminded us that, although thoughts and prayers are important, we must put our faith into action.


Walking and working with partners in Egypt and the Middle East

Two overseas trips, two different United Church of Christ delegations led by the Rev. James Moos, United Church of Christ associate general minister of Global Engagement, both with a common goal.


Introducing General Synod 32 keynote speaker, All Church Read author

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond, winner of numerous awards for his book which chronicles the lives of several families in the poorest neighborhoods in Milwaukee, will be the keynote speaker at the the United Church of Christ General Synod 32 in June.