October 30, 2014
- An Ohio church funded in part by sales of local craft beer. A California church that you can’t walk into, but instead attend virtually along with 1 million regular users. A church that meets in a garden instead of a sanctuary.
October 29, 2014
- Don Clark is one of 20 attorneys in the greater Cleveland area that will be honored by Crain's Cleveland Business on Nov. 20, as the publication recognizes the best legal minds in the region, representing public, private, nonprofit and government organizations.
October 28, 2014
- After a fatal shooting involving 15-year old boy who took aim at his friends and family in a high school cafeteria in Washington, a local UCC community offers a ministry of presence and comfort.
- Two UCC congregations in Wisconsin and North Carolina are using grant money from Justice and Witness Ministries to empower and educate voters about their state’s voting laws and making sure underrepresented populations are afforded their constitutional rights.
October 27, 2014
- At first glance, it looked more like a pumpkin patch than a church lawn –until the sale started at the First Congregational Church of River Edge (FCCRE) in early October. The Pumpkin Patch Project – 3,000 pumpkins, a farmer's market and a slew of volunteers make up this annual fundraiser for the River Edge, N.J., church that brings the congregation together and helps boost the economy of the Navaho people.
October 23, 2014
- More than two months have passed since the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and no indictment has been issued against Officer Darren Wilson despite recent testimony before a grand jury.
- The United Church of Christ named Christina Villa as the new director of the denomination’s Publishing, Identity and Communication (PIC) Ministry.
October 22, 2014
- Chris Ferguson made it a point to stop at the national offices of the United Church of Christ this week. Ferguson, the newly-elected general secretary of the World Council of Reformed Churches, wanted to extend his gratitude and support for the church’s bold, public voice—particularly for racial justice and inclusion.
October 21, 2014
- When the Rev. David Vasquez-Levy was called to the Pacific School of Religion as its next president, he knew it was to move the seminary toward a bold vision of equipping future leaders of the church to be social influencers.
- The UCC Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM) has named its next president and CEO, with Michael J. Readinger, current CHHSM vice president, assuming the leadership role on Nov. 10