UCC in the News

Connecticut releases nearly $4 million in grants for increased security at houses of worship, domestic violence shelters
https://www.courant.com/politics/hc-pol-houses-worship-security-grants-20210728-u6pupzy5tnh63dwvmijdzylski-story.html

Some Missouri churches find virtual services thrive even as people return to pews
https://www.emissourian.com/features_people/some-area-churches-find-virtual-services-thrive-even-as-people-return-to-pews/article_33dcd034-efa4-11eb-9196-afbe75ba0784.html

Hartford Seminary gets $5.3 million grant to study COVID’s impact on congregations
https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-news-hartford-seminary-covid-congregations-20210727-oxm6nkerubgznmb6qigta5n7ei-story.html

Wisconsin church bell is ringing after two years
https://wkow.com/2021/08/02/mazomanie-church-welcomes-congregation-back-after-fire/

Kairos Palestine thanks UCC for resolution on a just peace in the Middle East
http://english.wafa.ps/Pages/Details/125538

Mainline church labels Israel an apartheid state, and more churches are sure to follow
https://mondoweiss.net/2021/07/mainline-church-labels-israel-an-apartheid-state-and-more-churches-are-sure-to-follow/

Pennsylvania church celebrates its history, considers new ways to serve
https://theburgnews.com/in-the-burg/past-praise-salem-ucc-celebrates-its-history-considers-new-ways-to-serve

Free Community Clothes Closet opening in Wisconsin community
https://www.washingtoncountyinsider.com/community-clothes-closet/

Maine church to hold final service
https://thecounty.me/2021/07/30/news/first-congregational-church-to-hold-final-service/

As city clears Oregon homeless camp, unhoused Portlanders enter familiar cycle of displacement
https://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/2021/07/30/35550324/as-city-clears-laurelhurst-homeless-camp-unhoused-portlanders-enter-familiar-cycle-of-displacement

Ohio church launches little free pantry
https://www.crescent-news.com/news/local_religion/st-john-ucc-launches-little-free-pantry/article_4deee1bc-ebe8-595e-95f9-b2e2933e0450.html

Nebraska church handing out backpacks
https://www.thebestmix1055.com/2021/07/30/fremont-church-handing-out-backpacks-sunday/

Pennsylvania church helps local food drive
https://www.tnonline.com/20210729/ebenezer-ucc-food-drive-helps-christs-church-at-lowhill-pantry/

Minnesota church services going back online
https://www.wdio.com/coronavirus/madeline-island-church-services-going-back-online/6188936/

The Biden administration’s embrace of environmental justice has made wary advocates willing to believe
https://insideclimatenews.org/news/01082021/biden-environmental-justice/

UCC pastor: Recognizing injustice at the Olympics
https://globegazette.com/community/mcpress/opinion/ministers-column-recognizing-injustice-at-the-olympics/article_bb9601b4-7be4-55c4-b580-6d1d251b2ec0.html

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