On a typical day, Mohammed worked 8 hours making furniture with his father. He has had very little time to worry about his education or spend time with his friends. Even though he enrolled in school -- he rarely attended. The immediate need for money has made it almost impossible for Mohammed to think about going to school. He felt that he could not sacrifice the assistance he was giving his family over the potential long term benefits of education.
Our gifts to One Great Hour of Sharing support CEOSS and the programs it creates for teens like Mohammed. Our gifts are helping families worldwide imagine a brighter tomorrow while addressing the needs of each day.Read more
Love Blooms in the Desert
A UCC California congregation uses a national grant to offer extravagant welcome to migrants coming into the United States.
Choose grace. Awareness of a love undeserved and unearned can shatter feelings of despair and doubt.Read more
The changing landscapes of church and denominational life in the 21st century impact many aspects of congregations, including ways that congregations are formed, reformed, and live in covenant with one another.Read more
Members in Discernment are invited to gather for fellowship and interaction with the MESA Team, National Staff, and UCC Ministry Partners. A light breakfast will be served.
Volunteers are being recruited now to help repair and rebuild homes in the Florida Panhandle. Hurricane Michael caused extensive damage when it made landfall there as a Category 4 storm in October 2018. The storm's heavy rain, high winds, and extreme storm surges caused massive destruction in its path and spawned numerous tornadoes.Read more
The 2019 Tropical Cyclones and Typhoons season is starting with force, battering Mozambique and neighboring countries, then India and Bangladesh. Click here for information and UCC Disaster Ministries' response, including a special appeal.Read more
A widespread disaster with no end in sight has kept a massive area of the U.S. Midwest under water since the “bomb cyclone” brought heavy snow and/or rain along with high winds to more than a dozen states in mid-March. UCC Disaster Ministries is working to support local UCC congregations in their initial response and already has provided $15,000 to local UCC food pantries and hot meals programs in hard-hit Nebraska and Iowa.
Merging Faith and Justice
Miami congregation brings Young Adult Service Communities to South Florida.
One who loves unconditionally, without reserve and with a limitless capacity for welcome.Read more