The Executive Leadership of the United Church of Christ laud the introduction of the Green New Deal Resolution, legislation “that creates an opportunity for America to commit to goals, aspirations and specifics that are consistent with the UCC’s decades-long advocacy of environmental justice.”Read more
A Ministry of Listening, Followed by Service
New Hampshire congregation fills a tent for homeless neighbors.
The Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ is making a major investment in creation care, with the installation of a large solar panel array on the roof the Conference headquarters.
Empty Bowls Feed Hungry Souls
A Minnesota congregation is creating or collecting scores of handmade pottery bowls to help fight hunger in their community.
Caring for Kids and Creation
Camp Adams, an Oregon outdoor ministry site, will forever be 'Forest First and Kid Focused.'
How is Lay Ministerial Standing different than licensure? Can we continue to license or commission ministers since those forms of standing are still in the bylaws?Read more
H. ALFRED ALLENBY, 11/11/2018
FREDA B. DOBLER, 12/8/2018
DERRIL E. PEABODY, 12/3/2018
DONALD J. STUMP, 12/14/2018
JAMES L. WIGGINS, 9/9/2018
GUY L. LEWIS, 7/21/2018
RUTH L. BEHLE, 12/4/2018
BILL L. SHOOK, 12/19/2018
ROSALIA M. CAMACHO, 12/13/2018
LYNNE N. BISSON, 1/3/2019
JOHN R. LACKEY, 11/16/2018
NORMA S. MENGEL, 12/4/2018
RICHARD T. STUART, 11/30/2018
JAMES W. CERNOHLAVEK, 12/20/2018
J. WILLIAM HAWK, 12/8/2018
EDNA SHIRE, 12/12/2018
FUMIKO SHIMODA, 10/20/2018
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Restoration of three schools in a disaster-prone area of Haiti means earthquake- and storm-resistant classrooms, safe sanitation facilities, plus dignity and pride for the nearly 600 students they serve. With funding and other support from UCC Disaster Ministries, public schools in Mentor, Dessources and Pavillon have reopened. All suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in 2016.Read more
For Evelore Jean Baptiste, 18, of Dessources, Haiti, school is at the center of her life and the foundation for a future career in nursing. But her school got badly damaged in Hurricane Matthew in 2016 and was not in good shape to host children. Read her testimony of what the restoration of her school by UCC Disaster Ministries, Church World Service-Haiti and local partners means to her.Read more
Reaching a Milestone
The Open and Affirming Coalition welcomes church #1,500 to the UCC ONA movement.