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Responding to Monday's violent death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, local congregations of the United Church of Christ are calling for justice — by attending public demonstrations, writing letters, making phone calls, organizing an online vigil and posting a message on an electronic sign board on a busy street.

Posted: May 27, 2020, 9:16 pm

A UCC congregation in Maryland that decided it wanted to give back to others during this time of a pandemic is making an impact in its community every week, feeding health care workers on the front lines. 

Posted: May 27, 2020, 4:00 am

The United Church of Christ national officers are offering $2.6 million in COVID-19 relief to churches and Conferences — $1.5 million in loans and another $1.1 million in micro grants, which will be available by an application process that begins  June 1.

Posted: May 26, 2020, 3:31 pm

With racial tensions escalating in a U.S. presidential election year, a prominent United Church of Christ pastor who has described the death of jogger Ahmaud Arbery as a lynching will join panelists in a national online conversation on Sunday, May 31, about how Christians "can be actively involved in dismantling racism."

Posted: May 26, 2020, 2:50 pm

The COVID-19 pandemic, from its beginning, has amplified racial, economic and health disparities in America, exposing the existing crisis of poverty and systemic racism. The Poor People’s Campaign has long been mobilizing to reveal and eliminate those disparities in the quest for a just world for all. But because of the coronavirus, its planned June march on the nation’s capital is moving online.

 

Posted: May 22, 2020, 6:00 pm

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