The President of the United States paid a visit to Plymouth Congregational Church United Church of Christ during a trip to Kansas last week, marking a "momentous" event for the Lawrence-based church.
A Saturday night dance party with a big band, two significant retirement celebrations, a third keynote speaker, and the election of the denomination's next general minister and president—these are a few major pieces of the jigsaw puzzle that will become the agenda for the United Church of Christ 2015 General Synod.
United Church of Christ congregations and conferences, responding to backlash over posted Black Lives Matter banners, are using the hostile acts as inspiration for positive action in a search for common ground
A quartet of United Church of Christ ministers are among the top 15 faith leaders to keep an eye on in 2015 for their leadership and ministry in creating a more equitable nation and living on the edge in their ministry. Near the top of the list are UCC pastors the Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara (No. 3), the Rev. Amy Butler (No. 5), and Ferguson, Mo., ministers the Rev. Traci Blackmon and the Rev. Starsky Wilson (No. 6), for their work for LGBT equality, ushering community dialogue and calling attention for racial justice.
One of the world's most well-known biblical scholars and authors on Jesus Christ has died. Leaders of the United Church of Christ recognized the contributions of Marcus Borg, one of the first voices for progressive Christianity, and whose work brought renewed energy to the study of the Gospel.
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