United Church of Christ

Local Church Ministries assembling working group to revise Manual on Church

The United Church of Christ Faith Education, Innovation and Formation Team has put out a call across the denomination to find individuals committed to discerning the form and function of the local Church in the 21st century.


Commentary: 2 B R 0 2 B?

“To be or not to be?” These famous words by William Shakespeare pose an essential question of existence, a question that we face corporately and individually.


U.N. prize could mean more evangelism, exposure for young 'climate prophets'

The church and the world will hear from more young "climate prophets" if the United Church of Christ receives a United Nations prize for which it has been nominated.


Through Global Ministries, $64K foundation grant helps Syria's hard-hit children

Churches in Syria are getting a $64,000 boost in their work with war-stricken children and families, thanks to Global Ministries of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and a grant from the Harold C. Smith Foundation.


Ruby Sales to deliver Valerie Russell Lecture at General Synod

Nationally known human-rights advocate Ruby Sales, a veteran of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement, will speak at a June 22 luncheon at the United Church of Christ's General Synod in Milwaukee.


General Synod Workshops address UCC mission and ministries

Delegates and visitors to the United Church of Christ General Synod will have dozens of opportunities to learn more about issues and ministries critical to the UCC as a community of faith.


Commentary: Fair Trade and Economic Justice

May 11 is World Fair Trade Day, and in many countries around the world, May 1 is celebrated as Labor Day.


Miami congregation brings Young Adult Service Communities to South Florida

Two young leaders serving Coral Gables UCC in Miami are recruiting interns, 21 to 35, for a new Young Adult Service Communities (YASC) program. Participants will work for a year with service and advocacy agencies and at the church.


Mother who took sanctuary in North Carolina church granted green card

A North Carolina mother who spent 90 days in sanctuary at Congregational United Church of Christ of Greensboro is now free to stay in the United States with her three sons. So in worship Sunday morning, Minerva Cisneros Garcia and her church family celebrated the joyous news.


Emergency resolution calls for endorsement of Green New Deal

UCC General Synod delegates could be asked to live out their love of creation when they assemble in Milwaukee in June, if they consider a late-arriving resolution which calls for the endorsement of Congress' Green New Deal Resolution (GND).