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Love for One Another

UCC Daily Devotional - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 11:00pm

Kenneth L. Samuel

Given the bitter wrangling of this past election cycle, love for one another is still our most pressing need.

Faith communities ask law enforcement to remain neutral on policing Standing Rock

United Church of Christ - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 3:41pm

Hundreds of clergy gathered in North Dakota in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe last week, trying to block a pipeline that threatens their water supply and sacred sites. Faith communities elsewhere are also offering support in a different way — by speaking out against law enforcement from other states deployed to the front lines of standoff, and petitioning local authorities to recall their officers.

More than 500 clergy gather for prayer, solidarity and repentance at Standing Rock

United Church of Christ - Mon, 11/07/2016 - 8:55am

A UCC Conference Minister is one of eight Christian leaders who offered a public confession, collective repentance, and a commitment to justice before tribal elders of several Nations.

Sorry, Millennials

UCC Daily Devotional - Sun, 11/06/2016 - 11:00pm

Matt Fitzgerald

The relationship I have with Jesus is the longest one I've ever been in. He knit me together. He's been with me every second since.

November 6, 2016: Proper 27 (32) (Year C)

Lectionary Readings - Sun, 11/06/2016 - 12:00am
Haggai 1:15b-2:9 and Psalm 145:1-5, 17-21 or Psalm 98 * Job 19:23-27a and Psalm 17:1-9 * 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 * Luke 20:27-38

Deferred Maintenance

UCC Daily Devotional - Sat, 11/05/2016 - 11:00pm

Donna Schaper

At our highest and deepest humanity, we are caretakers of creation. We were given magnificence.  We forgot to rotate the tires.

Consider Your Way of Life

UCC Daily Devotional - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 10:00pm

Tony Robinson

When challenged to reorder our lives, it's easy to respond as the people did to Haggai. "It's not the right time. There's too much on my plate. I'll get to that later."

Commentary: Follow Me

United Church of Christ - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 3:42pm

Whenever I read the gospel accounts of how Jesus organized The Discipleship Movement I am reminded of how important it is to understand the roles of both leader and ally. 

Revamped Youth@GeneralSynod program debuts in Baltimore

United Church of Christ - Fri, 11/04/2016 - 2:01pm

There will be a new emphasis on integrating youth into the heart of the United Church of Christ’s General Synod next summer in Baltimore. Through activities designed to connect faith with daily life and issues of justice, along with leadership opportunities as part of the new Youth@GeneralSynod program, young people will be directly and visibly involved in the denomination’s biennial event.

From Generation to Generation

UCC Daily Devotional - Thu, 11/03/2016 - 10:00pm

Richard L. Floyd

I think back to the many people who helped me to have faith. Often it was not what they told me so much as who they were, a certain authenticity about them and the way they acted.

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