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"We Shall Walk Through the Valley in Peace"

UCC Daily Devotional - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 11:00pm

Richard L. Floyd

The "shadow of death" is a colloquial saying in Hebrew meaning "mortal peril."

Commentary: Theologies of Genocide and Earth Day Ethics

United Church of Christ - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:21pm

While waiting to speak at an environmental event earlier this year, another speaker told me a fascinating story.

Antal's book garnering attention outside church circles

United Church of Christ - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:46am

Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal's new book, "Climate Church, Climate World" is garnering attention outside of traditional church settings.

Sorry, That's Not My Gift

UCC Daily Devotional - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm

Tony Robinson

I'm having second thoughts on spiritual gifts.

UCC Military chaplains gather in Cleveland for networking, training, workshops and worship

United Church of Christ - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:00pm

All branches of the United States military are being represented in Cleveland this week, at a biannual gathering of military chaplains of the United Church of Christ.

5 Intentional Minutes with God

UCC Daily Devotional - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm

Ron Buford

A Facebook intermediary connected me with Beverly, a dear college friend and symbol of so much of who I am – someone I'd not seen for more than 20 years.

New Hampshire youth taking on climate change creatively

United Church of Christ - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:00pm

A group of young people in a New Hampshire UCC congregation concerned about climate change plan to fund creation care in developing nations by feeding their family and friends.

Video: Being Muslim in the U.S.

Pew Forum Religious News Headlines - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:28am
This video offers a look inside the beliefs and attitudes of Muslims in America; it features data from Pew Research Center’s 2017 survey, as well as the personal stories of Muslims from across the United States. For more information, read the survey report: “U.S. Muslims Concerned About Their Place in Society, but Continue to Believe […]

Heavy Lifting

UCC Daily Devotional - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 11:00pm

Emily C. Heath

I recently started lifting weights again after a several months long break.

Is Pride Something to be Proud of?

UCC Daily Devotional - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:00pm

Lillian Daniel

Although many people don't know it, the famous expression "Pride goes before a fall" comes from the Bible. 

April 15, 2018: Third Sunday of Easter (Year B)

Lectionary Readings - Sun, 04/15/2018 - 1:00am
Acts 3:12-19 * Psalm 4 * 1 John 3:1-7 * Luke 24:36b-48

We Did Tell You ...

UCC Daily Devotional - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:00pm

John A. Nelson

What's it going to take, for you to accept the good news? 

Pedestals

UCC Daily Devotional - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 11:00pm

Vince Amlin

I am standing at a table which holds the oldest telescope in America.

General Synod Nominating Committee calling for candidates for UCCB and Synod Moderators

United Church of Christ - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:45am

The UCC General Synod Nominating Committee has put out a call for candidates, looking to fill 12 seats on the Board of Directors, and to identify Moderators for General Synod 2021.

Selah

UCC Daily Devotional - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:00pm

Jennifer Brownell

"Well, I sinned with my husband just last night!"

Commentary: Anti-Racism Resources for Children and Families

United Church of Christ - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:00am

I’m asked often by local church clergy and faith formation staff about resources for talking with children about racism and white privilege. So I’d like to share a few helpful resources.

What's New? CASA awards 12 New and Renewing Spiritual Communities grants in 2017

United Church of Christ - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 9:00am

An investment of more than a quarter million dollars in a dozen spiritual communities around the UCC through New and Renewing Spiritual Communities grants is resourcing inspirational ministries built around love, faith, community, justice and creativity.

God Loves Complainers

UCC Daily Devotional - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:00pm

Matt Laney

Sometimes I want to give God parenting lessons.

Reimagining Theological Formation begins in contemplative community

United Church of Christ - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 4:00pm

The 'From the Ground Up: Re-Imagining Theological Formation' summit brought 135 people from across the life of the United Church of Christ to Cleveland, to imagine ways to transform how and what we teach, how we articulate what we believe and how we declare who we are in the world.

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