UCC Newsroom


“A great cloud of witnesses” gathered for a United Church of Christ commemoration of Black History Month this week. At the Feb. 14 Black History virtual gathering, “Unsung Heroes of the Environmental Justice Movement,” the Rev. Brooks Berndt, co-host and…

The post Environmental justice leaders share stories of colleagues and ‘unsung heroes’ for Black History Month appeared first on United Church of Christ.

Author: Kayla Berkey
Posted: February 20, 2024, 5:00 pm

What if loneliness isn’t a social problem to be solved but rather an opportunity for spiritual transformation?  The Rev. Dwight Wolter is the pastor of the Congregational Church of Patchogue, New York, and the author of The Gospel of Loneliness,…

The post Author interview: UCC pastor explains how loneliness is ‘an opportunity for transformation’ appeared first on United Church of Christ.

Author: Maic D'Agostino
Posted: February 20, 2024, 4:53 pm

Valentine’s Day found members of several Washington, D.C.-area United Church of Christ congregations participating in the delivery of over 500 olivewood hearts — each representing one beating heart of the nearly 12,000 Palestinian children killed in Gaza since Oct. 7.…

The post Symbolizing children killed in Gaza, hundreds of hearts from Bethlehem delivered to Congress by UCC volunteers appeared first on United Church of Christ.

Author: Renee DeLuca
Posted: February 20, 2024, 4:35 pm

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Lafayette Park near the White House, national Christian organizations and peacemakers, including the United Church of Christ, launched a weekly Lenten ceasefire campaign. It started with a Catholic Mass followed by an ecumenical public…

The post Lenten ceasefire campaign launches with Ash Wednesday witness in front of White House appeared first on United Church of Christ.

Author: Renee DeLuca
Posted: February 20, 2024, 4:35 pm

On Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, a mass shooting after Kansas City’s Super Bowl celebration took the life of one person and wounded more than 20 others. Meanwhile, political discourse and policy debate in the United States put at risk migrants and asylum seekers…

The post Thompson offers Lenten lament in response to Kansas City shooting and other violence appeared first on United Church of Christ.

Author: Karen Georgia Thompson
Posted: February 16, 2024, 10:31 pm

Viewing page 1 of 10|Next Page