November 25, 2014
- When members talk about a turkey trot at Fauntleroy Church UCC in West Seattle, Wash., they aren’t talking about a run through the community on Thanksgiving morning. Instead, they are referring to the church drive that provides frozen turkeys to the community food bank, with congregants and community members trotting frozen turkeys to Sunday service the week before the holiday.
- Now, more than ever, peace in Ferguson will be put to the test.
- The Collegiate Church of New York and the Lenape Nation took another step on a path of healing and reconciliation they set out on five years ago. This time they used music – a concert opera, “The Sale of Manhattan” – to tell the story of that historic purchase through the eyes of Native Americans.
November 24, 2014
- The women went in first to a cold, dark and bare sanctuary, the pastor called out sinners, the men argued with the minister during the sermon, and everybody drank beer at the feast afterward because they couldn’t trust the water.
- United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. Geoffrey A. Black has released this statement in response to the decision of the grand jury.
- The United Church of Christ is celebrating the life and legacy left by the Rev. William Land, who was known for his undeniable presence, his outreach and solidarity with the marginalized, and his commitment to justice.
November 21, 2014
- No more broken families. Leaders of the United Church of Christ are deeply heartened today after President Barack Obama announced an executive action to shield up to 5 million immigrants living in the United Stated from deportation.
- The men and women charged with seeking out the next leader for the United Church of Christ concluded the first face-to-face gathering on Friday, Nov. 21, ready to dig into the work ahead in the coming months.
November 19, 2014
- UCC pastor the Rev. Starsky Wilson has been named co-chair of the Ferguson Commission by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. The group is reviewing the underlying social and economic issues raised by events in Ferguson, and will issue a report with policy recommendations no later than Sept. 15, 2015.
- The Keystone XL Pipeline is a no-go—at least for now.