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RedHillHIprotestsign21United Church of Christ members in Hawaii are responding to a water contamination crisis. They’ve brought clean water to an affected neighborhood and are calling for a shutdown of military fuel tanks that are the source of the trouble. It’s…

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Author: Hans Holznagel
Posted: January 18, 2022, 3:41 pm

As people across the country started a day of service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, his family took to the streets in Washington, D.C., leading a march for voting rights legislation. Martin Luther King III — with his wife,…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: January 18, 2022, 3:40 pm

MLKStatueDCThe national officers of the United Church of Christ have issued this statement to mark the 2022 observance of the U.S. holiday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As many gather all over this nation to remember the…

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Author: UCC Leadership
Posted: January 17, 2022, 1:00 am

The Rev. Theodore H. Erickson Jr. died Jan. 9, 2022, in Ligonier, Pa., after a long illness. He was 86. Ordained in 1962, he served as a local church pastor in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Pennsylvania and as a social…

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Author: Hans Holznagel
Posted: January 13, 2022, 5:00 pm

Love and compassion stood up to anger and aggression at an Arizona Peace at the Polls vigil on Jan. 6. As a crowd gathered in Phoenix on the Capitol Mall to remember the 2021 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: January 11, 2022, 2:01 pm

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