September 22, 2014
- With the Middle East seemingly in a state of constant conflict, a delegation from the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will make it's way through the region over the next two weeks carrying a banner of peace. The Rev. Shari Prestemon believes that the trip represents an important opportunity to stand alongside partners in Israel-Palestine, and other parts of the Middle East, as they face violence that makes the reality of peace seem distant.
September 19, 2014
- For decades, the United Church of Christ has been a leader and torch-bearer for LGBT equality. In recognition of that leadership, the Cleveland Chapter of the Human Rights Campaign is honoring the entire denomination, and its Open and Affirming Coalition, with Torch Awards.
September 18, 2014
- Today marks the anniversary of Margaret Smith’s historic election in 1948 as Maine’s first woman U.S. Senator, a position she would keep until 1973, making her the longest-serving Republican woman in the Senate.
- The foundation of a former First Family will recognize the Florida-based human rights organization, and one of the biggest tomato producers in the United States, for its groundbreaking justice work.
September 17, 2014
- The Office of Communication, Inc. (OC, Inc.) spearheaded the latest action on behalf of faith-based groups in asking the Federal Communications Commission to adopt the strongest possible rules that would prohibit any pay-for-priority access online.
September 16, 2014
- The final pieces of preparation are coming together for thousands of United Church of Christ advocates descending upon Manhattan this week to join tens of thousands in the largest climate march in history.
September 15, 2014
- The ministers of A Church Alive United Church of Christ in North Hollywood, Calif., came up with a plan to install solar panels at the facility to cut down on utility costs, freeing up funds to feed and provide medication to patients.
September 12, 2014
- UCC members will be among nearly 200 people taking the People's Climate Train from Emeryville, Calif., to New York City for the People's Climate March on Sept. 21.
- The United Church of Christ’s Disaster Ministries is moving quickly to help the people of India, where rising waters and a monsoon have killed almost 500 this week and are threatening about 1.5 million people.
- The Rev. Geoffrey Black, the UCC's general minister and president, will stand with partners from the Unitarian Universalist Association this weekend to keep the immigration issue in front of churches and the public.