In rural St. Marys, Ohio, more than 100 people drove up to the door of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ on Thursday, March 19, to get white paper bags with meals inside. In a pandemic, the church is trying to keep alive a meals program that for years has met varieties of hunger that are more than physical.Read more
Buoyed by public support, a United Church of Christ congregation in Cleveland has appealed a city "cease use" order and is still providing overnight hospitality to unsheltered neighbors, saying that it is a religious activity.Read more
The Rev. Clarence "Clip" Higgins, who led the Nebraska Conference of the United Church of Christ from 1986 to 1994, died Nov. 25 in Lincoln, Neb. He was 90.Read more
After two mass murders in just over 13 hours that left 29 people dead and scores injured in Texas and Ohio, the President of the United States echoed the call that religious leaders and gun violence prevention advocates have been sounding for years: It’s time for swift bipartisan action to address the national epidemic of gun violence.
United Church of Christ leaders think the U.S. needs to go a step further. They issued a call to action, to make gun violence prevention a prominent campaign issue – in addition to offering prayers for victims, their families and the nation.Read more