United Church of Christ

Love prevails in Northern California after UMC vote

In the Northern California communities of Sonoma and Santa Rosa on Sunday morning, UCC clergy and their congregants went to worship with their local Methodist friends, attending their services as part of an interfaith gathering of solidarity and support.

Commentary: Building Relationships Not Walls

Recently I had a political conversation with a friend in which we discussed the border wall.

Fort Lauderdale church nurtures growing 'Thursday congregation'

A ministry that started with a peanut butter sandwich more than 15 years ago has developed into a major community endeavor at United Church of Christ Fort Lauderdale that brings together outreach, worship, extravagant welcome and heartfelt hospitality.

'Rise Up Hagerstown' to offer a new start

A Maryland new church start is starting something new, in an effort to change lives of men and women in its community.

Ohio Hymn Sing to help Puerto Rico disaster relief

An Ohio church is hosting an old fashioned Hymn Sing on Sunday to raise money for disaster relief work in Puerto Rico.

Commentary: Resist

As I sat down to write this piece, the notification came in that the president declared a national emergency in order to access close to $8 billion in funds to build a wall at our southern border.

New UCC Lent devotional created by youth and young adults

In preparation for Lent, the UCC Faith INFO team has released a new resource, one that traverses the season of reflection and repentance through the writings and experiences of diverse group of youth and young adults from across the Church.

Giving Tuesday offering to be distributed to support immigrant welcoming ministries nationwide

A number of UCC congregations answering the call to welcome the stranger will be gifted with grants to continue this holy mission, as the denomination's National Office firms up plans to distribute the Giving Tuesday offering.

UCC extends hospitality to BLGTA college students

Almost 1,000 college students from around the Midwest traveled through snow and ice for up to 16 hours to converge in Wichita, Kansas the weekend of February 16-17. And the UCC was there, to offer an extravagant welcome. 

Connecticut congregation envisions big impact

A Connecticut congregation makes a remarkable transformation, by doing what "we're supposed to do."