For the past six years, students from Hood College have spent their spring breaks at Franklinton Center at Bricks serving and learning in various ways, and this year is no different, as seven students return March 9-14 for a service trip where they will instill the importance of reading in children ages 5 to 11.
After more than 20 years of leading the United Church of Christ’s Council for Health and Human Services Ministries, the Rev. Bryan Sickbert has announced his retirement as president and CEO of the ministry at the end of 2014.
Each year, the children, parents, grandparents and even great-grandparents of First Congregational Church in Westfield, N.J. spend the six weeks of Lent focusing on fighting hunger and ending poverty by partnering with Heifer International.
In commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the Rev. Everett Parker’s petition to the FCC, event organizers from the United Church of Christ’s Office of Communication, Inc., will partner with the Newseum for this year’s Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture.
Recently, President Barack Obama announced a new White House initiative to benefit young men and boys of color named "My Brother's Keeper," which may radically change their lives - and this nation - for the better.
From each corner of the country and everywhere in between, members of the United Church of Christ and other ecumenical partners utilized Tuesday, March 4 as a day to lift up the social justice work church members engage in every day.
In one word – or three, depending on how you look at it – the Rev. Geneva Butz captured the essence of the celebratory Sunday service April 3 at St. John's UCC in Kutztown, Pa. -- "Improvise. Improvise. Improvise."
Over 315 United Church of Christ congregations participated in this past weekend's “Friend-Raising” campaign. As a new twist to the familiar invite-a-friend weekends, the UCC put in place an online form where congregations could record their results and share their experiences.
In anticipation of the November arrival of its second edition, the StillSpeaking Magazine is promoting a 72-hour-only sale of a six-issue subscription, along with a complimentary copy of the premiere edition, for only $20.