United Church of Christ

UCC in the News Archive

Maine church supports asylum seekers
https://www.wiscassetnewspaper.com/article/second-congregational-church-newcastle-anchors-support-portland-asylum-seekers/122460

Attendees at Vermilion vigil seek gun measures
http://www.chroniclet.com/Local-News/2019/08/09/Attendees-at-Vermilion-vigil-seek-gun-measures.html

Mass shooting vigil in Pennsylvania: Prayers are not enough
https://www.phoenixvillenews.com/mass-shooting-vigil-in-pottstown-prayers-are-not-enough/article_a05e06bb-5085-556b-b8b8-7b63754256e9.html

Oregon church offers safe harbor to homeless campers – for now
https://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/seeking-sanctuary-corvallis-church-offers-safe-harbor-to-homeless-campers/article_ff57c6ee-e20a-5c3f-beda-1d31f4db637d.html

Ohio sermon series commemorates first African slaves brought to U.S.
https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190811/sermon-series-commemorates-first-african-slaves-brought-to-us

Nebraska church strengthens its ties to the community
http://norfolkdailynews.com/faith/church-strengthens-its-ties-to-the-community/article_892846a4-baae-11e9-90a6-a7b9414880bf.html

Tennessee church holds weekly vigil at courthouse
https://www.crossville-chronicle.com/news/local_news/church-holds-weekly-vigil-at-courthouse/article_15d00318-ba0e-11e9-8268-e794ffa748a8.html

New Netflix documentary series features Ohio couple
https://www.dispatch.com/news/20190809/new-netflix-documentary-series-the-family-features-clintonville-couple

Message from the Ferguson grassroots, five years after Michael Brown’s death
https://www.colorlines.com/articles/message-ferguson-grassroots-5-years-after-michael-browns-death

Oregonians rally for tighter gun control laws
https://katu.com/news/local/rally-for-tighter-gun-control-laws-to-take-place-in-beaverton-wednesday

Arizona church hosts interfaith vigil after mass shootings
http://www.jewishaz.com/community/interfaith-vigil-held-after-mass-shooting/article_53960cc2-b93e-11e9-b640-3b2ca34eada5.html

New Hampshire vigil held for victims of Texas and Ohio shootings
https://www.wmur.com/article/vigil-held-in-portsmouth-for-victims-of-texas-ohio-shootings/28671054

Wisconsin church steeple and bell tower destroyed by fire
https://madison.com/wsj/news/local/crime-and-courts/steeple-bell-tower-of--year-old-mazomanie-church-destroyed/article_7741127e-dd62-5711-b361-a5d647b856ed.html

First person from 'Remain in Mexico' to win asylum released in U.S.
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/immigration/story/2019-08-07/despite-asylum-win-government-may-return-migrant-to-mexico-again

Pennsylvania church hosts youth performance troupe's 'Godspell'
https://www.dailyitem.com/applause/youth-performance-troupe-performs-weekend-of-godspell/article_f71bf180-b92b-11e9-b12a-57a66916d499.html

Pastor highlights Ohio church history
https://www.record-courier.com/news/20190807/pastor-highlights-history

Illinois church receives grant for clergy renewal
https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20190807/bartlett-church-receives-grant-for-clergy-renewal-program

Seattle pastor: A voter's guide to homelessness
https://www.realchangenews.org/2019/08/07/op-ed-voters-guide-homelessness