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RevVertigan@Sox211001It’s not often you see a United Church of Christ minister on a Major League Baseball field. But on Oct. 1, the Rev. Ally Vertigan was standing in the outfield of Guaranteed Rate Field before the Chicago White Sox played…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: October 21, 2021, 3:31 pm

ImmokaleeAerialViewJan21A safe and storm-resistant place to live and raise a family. That’s been a longtime dream for many of our nation’s farmworkers. On Nov. 10, in Immokalee, Fla., that dream begins to be realized, with the groundbreaking for the first building…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: October 20, 2021, 3:32 pm

ColectivoDeLatinxMinLogoLatinx members of the United Church of Christ and their allies have much to celebrate: Four new ministers, and another soon to be ordained. The first Latinx woman to become a Conference minister. A major assembly, or asemblea, coming on…

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Author: Hans Holznagel
Posted: October 19, 2021, 11:48 am

The United Church of Christ, collaboratively, has now wiped out more than $71.2 million in medical debt in a little more than two years. Through a partnership with the New York-based nonprofit RIP Medical Debt, the church has bought up debt…

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Author: Connie Larkman
Posted: October 19, 2021, 12:40 am

U.S.Capitolw/U.SFlagBckdgDespite a global pandemic and a multitude of other barriers to voting access, the U.S. election in November of 2020 saw the greatest number of votes cast in a presidential election in over a century. In an almost immediate response…

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Author: Hans Holznagel
Posted: October 18, 2021, 10:00 am

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