United Church of Christ

Starsky Wilson to lead Children’s Defense Fund

UCC minister Starsky Wilson has been named as the next president and CEO of the nation’s leading child advocacy organization.

The Other Side of the Tracks

The idiom “the other side of the tracks” usually refers to a line of demarcation and separation, often actually railroad tracks, between the more affluent part of a town from a more impoverished area.

West Coast fire evacuations take toll on UCC churches, camps and their communities

As wind-whipped wildfires continue to take lives and destroy forests, homes and businesses on the West Coast of the United States, United Church of Christ congregations are in stages ranging from evacuation to recovery to post-traumatic stress syndrome.http://www.cpcucc.org

Trauma Informed Voting

My best Zoom experiences are those when you forget about the platform itself (and those weird little boxes) because you’re so engaged in the actual conversation

‘Holy curiosity’ fuels justice work, ‘Nuns on the Bus’ leader tells UCC audience

A “Nuns on the Bus” leader told a United Church of Christ audience that having her “heart broken open” by hearing all kinds of people’s stories fuels her outspokenness for social justice.

Evan Golder, founding editor of United Church News, dies at 82

The Rev. W. Evan Golder, who edited the United Church of Christ’s monthly newspaper, United Church News, from its start in 1985 until his retirement in 2003, died Monday, Sept. 7, in hospice care in Westlake, Ohio. He was 82.

UCC officers remember President Avery D. Post’s ‘prophetic and pastoral voice’

The United Church of Christ's three national officers pay tribute to former UCC President Avery D. Post, who died Sept. 7.

UCC President Avery Post – ecumenist, justice advocate, skilled preacher – dies at 96

The Rev. Avery D. Post, president of the United Church of Christ from 1977 to 1989, died Monday, Sept. 7, at Kendal Retirement Community in Hanover, N.H. He was 96.

Working virtually, intern interviews Vermont clergy, paints picture of pandemic ministry

A pastoral intern of the Vermont Conference UCC learned a lot about clergy response to the coronavirus pandemic this summer. She created a report that she hopes proves useful to Conferences and congregations around the country, especially those involved in rural ministry.

UCC to host online interfaith prayer service Sept. 14 for immigrant-welcoming week

The United Church of Christ will host an online interfaith prayer service Sept. 14 as part of Global Cleveland's Welcoming Week, celebrating immigrants and newcomers from around the world.