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Does God Exist?

UCC Daily Devotional - Tue, 01/31/2017 - 11:00pm

Marchaé Grair

I've never been very concerned with trying to prove God exists, especially when those suffering hard times around me want to question God.

Demonstrators crowd airports, city streets, condemning Trump clampdown on refugees

United Church of Christ - Tue, 01/31/2017 - 12:54pm

President Trump's order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States caused fear and uncertainty at customs in airports around the country Friday night, and that travel clampdown quickly turned those airports into protest zones in several cities over the weekend.

Rich as Kings, Poor in Soul?

UCC Daily Devotional - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 11:00pm

Molly Baskette

The conundrum: as rich as we've become, our wealth has not eradicated poverty. 

Commentary: Remember the people behind the policies

United Church of Christ - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 7:47am

I will never again be unaware of the effects of our policies on people who see America as their hope. 

'God's Open Doors' in Albuquerque prominently proclaim church welcome

United Church of Christ - Mon, 01/30/2017 - 7:45am

A bold and bright proclamation of inclusivity, emphasized by an extravagant welcome in three languages. That's how we roll in the UCC.

Canonize Yourself

UCC Daily Devotional - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 11:00pm

Lillian Daniel

So go ahead. Canonize yourself. You're just claiming what has already been given to you by Jesus, who loves us, as imperfect as we are. 

January 29, 2017: Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Year A)

Lectionary Readings - Sun, 01/29/2017 - 1:00am
Micah 6:1-8 * Psalm 15 * 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 * Matthew 5:1-12

Learning the Secret

UCC Daily Devotional - Sat, 01/28/2017 - 11:00pm

Vicki Kemper

I don't think for a minute that I can do all things, but I am learning to trust the one who can.

Everybody Gets a Trophy

UCC Daily Devotional - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:00pm

Vince Amlin

One of the favorite critiques of my generation is that we were raised in a culture where "everyone gets a trophy."

2,000 interfaith leaders oppose changes in refugee resettlement

United Church of Christ - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 5:38pm

Almost 100 United Church of Christ clergy, pastors and executives are among 2,000 interfaith leaders from across the country opposing President Donald Trump's plan to block refugees from entering the United States.

UCC seeks help from churches to replenish CWS storm supplies

United Church of Christ - Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:05am

In preparation for this year's heavy storm season, United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries is turning to church congregations to help overcome a shortage of much-needed cleanup buckets, stocked with essential supplies that are used after a natural disaster strikes.

We Shall Not Be Moved

UCC Daily Devotional - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:00pm

Vicki Kemper

If someone told you how to be more effective in your work for a more just and peaceful world, would you do it?

Faith leaders condemn Trump’s ban on refugees as un-American

United Church of Christ - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 5:49pm

Despite the latest actions from the White House, religious leaders and refugee proponents from the United Church of Christ joined dozens of other Christian, Jewish and Muslim groups on Thursday, vowing to continue loving their neighbors, working to keep America's doors open to refugees.

CT, MA and RI Boards commit to forming new Conference

United Church of Christ - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 12:01pm

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences on Saturday voted unanimously to commit to forming a new Conference to minister and come together to make an impact as people of faith.

Commentary: Faith in the Future

United Church of Christ - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 12:00pm

Climate change is real. Human population growth is real. Resource depletion is real. What do we do with that fearful combination? 

Activists push back against Trump clampdown on immigrants and refugees

United Church of Christ - Thu, 01/26/2017 - 9:01am

UCC activists stand in solidarity with immigrants and refugees in a rally outside the White House decrying President Trump's executive orders that clamp down on vulnerable people hoping to resettle in the U.S.

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