March 23, 2017
A move is afoot in certain sectors of our society to put a permanent muffler on a special interest group that has been variously labeled as "whiney" and "obnoxiously persistent."
A very small congregation in Southeast Idaho praying for two of their own has the support of their entire community, after an explosion and fire in the church boiler room severely injures the moderator and his wife.
March 22, 2017
A day before the expected vote March 23 by lawmakers on a bill to overhaul the health care system, faith leaders rallied the public in a march on Capitol Hill, delivering copies of sacred texts to the offices of House Speaker Paul Ryan — sharing the stories of how Christ, the Great Physician, healed the sick and the poor.
A young refugee from Africa, and an ambassador for the United Church of Christ's One Great Hour of Sharing, Esther Ngemba is speaking out as often as she can about the plight of refugees.
March 21, 2017
When the United Church of Christ's Strategic Implementation Task Force surveyed 4,000 church members recently to find out which issues matter most to the denomination as a whole, climate change came out on top.
After setting foot on the ground in Gaza, an area of inaccessibility in the Middle East, the Rev. James Moos described life in dire terms for the 2 million Palestinians living there as having "never been worse."
March 20, 2017
Delegates and visitors of General Synod 2017 in Baltimore have the opportunity to go out into the community to perform acts of service in the areas of people, the environment and animals, and share that life-changing experience with their local faith communities when they return home.
March 17, 2017
On a visit to Bethlehem a couple years ago I had the pleasure of hearing a performance by the Palestine Youth Orchestra.
Visualize the Gospel through sculpture, see the scriptures come to life in pictures, learn more about Cuba and find ways to coach your way through conflict -- all possible with a one-hour workshop at General Synod in Baltimore.
The UCC continues to stand with immigrants and refugees, work on behalf of the refugees U.S. resettlement groups have promised to protect, and assist those partners here and abroad in resettlement efforts.