United Church of Christ

UCC in the News Archive

Boisterous faith leaders and a silent Pete Buttigieg rally against Trump at White House
https://religionnews.com/2019/06/12/boisterous-faith-leaders-and-a-silent-pete-buttigieg-rally-against-trump-at-white-house/

City officials canceled a children’s story time hosted by drag queens. Then a church saved the day.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/06/12/city-officials-canceled-childrens-story-time-hosted-by-drag-queens-then-church-saved-day/?fbclid=IwAR2rcCMb-fe_rzxcA1pBtobm8ucsELwpFhKqxiIpDXpO33eTseQy01-UHik&utm_term=.18a781cc51b3

After LGBTQ banner burned, Ames pastor says church will display pride flag 'as an act of faith'
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/crime-and-courts/2019/06/13/ames-iowa-man-burned-pride-flag-stolen-from-church-outside-dangerous-curves-gentlemans-club-police/1442051001/?fbclid=IwAR00-TOGfbJ-Gszfbq1v09n7mk6y9Ja8HH2FA6jyyb4qNZ1uPDfzHc4do2o

Ohio community starts free laundry program for families in need
https://www.news5cleveland.com/a-better-land/medina-starts-free-laundry-program-for-families-in-need

At White House gates, hundreds of religious leaders demand Trump and his enablers "repent of their sins"
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/06/12/white-house-gates-hundreds-religious-leaders-demand-trump-and-his-enablers-repent?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=facebook&fbclid=IwAR2j8NDeAcwvIQzs7jvh-infstDiUR6xuW1qHnlvJouxT379f9_GgOvZqg4

Burning of gay pride flag bursts 'Happy Bubble' of Iowa church
https://www.iowapublicradio.org/post/burning-gay-pride-flag-bursts-happy-bubble-ames-church#stream/0

New Hampshire church looks for a new home
https://www.concordmonitor.com/First-Congregational-Church-Concord-NH-looks-to-downsize-26174393

Massachusetts church approves new chapel design, plan
https://www.recorder.com/United-Congregational-Church-of-Conway-approves-design-plan-for-new-chapel-26169984

Ministers proud to offer first Oklahoma pride worship service  
https://oklahoman.com/article/5633861/ministers-are-proud-to-offer-first-okc-pride-worship-service

Ohio church dedicates prayer tree garden
https://www.tdn-net.com/news/64875/first-united-church-of-christ-dedicates-prayer-tree-garden

Friendship caravan plans stop at Tennessee church
https://www.crossville-chronicle.com/news/lifestyles/pleasant-hill-ramblings-friendship-caravan-plans-stop-in-pleasant-hill/article_30b7f5b0-8baa-11e9-add5-f3d8819a89bb.html

Pastors for Peace pledge to continue actions to oppose blockage on Cuba
https://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=43138&SEO=pastors-for-peace-pledge-to-continue-actions-vs.-blockade-on-cuba

Open and Affirming on Long Island
https://www.longislandadvance.net/6678/Open-and-affirming

Maine church celebrates 35 years with a block party
https://knox.villagesoup.com/p/broad-bay-celebrates-35-years-with-block-party/1818747