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The Rev. Justo Gonzalez saw debt collectors harass his family when he was growing up. Now, a UCC regional leader, he is now thrilled to be part of the church's effort to relieve thousands of families of medical debt.

Posted: November 12, 2019, 12:00 am

It dawned on United Church of Christ member Carol Matheis-Kraft that her local government had certain ways of helping low-income people, but providing affordable housing wasn't one of them. Now her Colorado church is about to welcome low-income neighbors onto land it donated to house them.

Posted: November 11, 2019, 5:00 am

A few weeks ago the phone rang.

Posted: November 8, 2019, 10:48 am

Volunteers from a UCC congregation in Virginia are spending a lot of time doing homework, assisting and accompanying refugee families in their community through their involvement in the Good Neighbor Project's Homework Club.

Posted: November 7, 2019, 12:00 am

Erasing people’s medical debt – as the United Church of Christ and its partners recently did for 5,888 families on Chicago’s South Side – begs big questions about poverty, public policy and public attitudes. The Rev. Patrick Duggan, executive director of the UCC Building and Loan Fund, addresses these in this commentary, as do other church leaders in the accompanying video.

Posted: November 5, 2019, 11:59 am

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