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The 2022 hurricane season started slowly – until, in the space of 10 days, two catastrophic storms slammed Florida, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Bermuda and even Canada. The United Church of Christ has launched an emergency appeal to help with response…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: September 30, 2022, 7:36 pm

Pettis&GermanPartners2022The Rev. Mark Pettis, who began work in 2021 as the United Church of Christ’s ecumenical and interfaith relations manager, is just back from a busy September in Germany. He reflects on the value of the UCC’s long and close…

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Author: Hans Holznagel
Posted: September 30, 2022, 7:04 pm

EPAsigningevent092422The U.S. government just formed a federal office to focus on environmental justice and civil rights. The United Church of Christ was there at its creation — and in the 40-year movement that led to it. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator…

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Author: Hans Holznagel
Posted: September 30, 2022, 2:35 pm

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, churches have grappled with their purpose in a world undergoing a seismic shift. Digging deep into the meaning behind the mission and ministry of local congregations — from bucolic one-church towns to justice-hungry urban streets —…

The post Summit-goers consider how church might emerge from new realities, old struggles appeared first on United Church of Christ.

Author: Maic D'Agostino
Posted: September 27, 2022, 2:05 pm

ParkerLecture2022The power of media and technology can do much good or cause great harm. And it’s up to the majority of people who care about the common good to use that power to benefit everyone. That was the message that…

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Author: Maic D'Agostino
Posted: September 27, 2022, 1:15 pm

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