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Chicago Theological Seminary president to step down in 2018

United Church of Christ - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 6:17pm

Before she wrote sermons, the Rev. Alice Hunt wrote mathematical equations as a teacher, and software as a programmer for the Hubble Space Telescope. Hunt will begin chronicling a different chapter in her life, after communicating her decision to retire as the 12th president of Chicago Theological Seminary.

Montana clergy produce TV programs to proclaim progressive Christian voice

United Church of Christ - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 7:00am

A group of pastors in Billings, Montana have come together to produce a progressive Christian program for public access television. 

March 1, 2017: Ash Wednesday (Year A)

Lectionary Readings - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 2:00am
Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 or Isaiah 58:1-12 * Psalm 51:1-17 * 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 * Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21

Call Us This Day

UCC Daily Devotional - Wed, 03/01/2017 - 12:00am

Jennifer Brownell

"Would you like to receive ashes today?"  We asked one person after another.

Ash Wednesday message to meet people where they are

United Church of Christ - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 12:24pm

United Church of Christ congregations plan to mark Ash Wednesday, observed this week on March 1, as the beginning of the annual Lenten journey — a time of spiritual preparation for Easter, and for spiritual discipline through a period of fasting and penance.

How Goes Your Soul?

UCC Daily Devotional - Tue, 02/28/2017 - 12:00am

Talitha Arnold

Your mind may be filled with lists of things to do or problems to solve. Your heart may be brimming with new life or breaking with sorrow. But how is it with your soul?

Repairs underway at Berkeley UCC church damaged by fire

United Church of Christ - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 12:01pm

Work is underway to repair the sanctuary roof of a historic United Church of Christ congregation in California that was badly damaged in a September fire. To help with recovery costs, First Church UCC in Berkeley, which could be back in its sanctuary by May or June, has received the support and generosity of its neighbors with, so far, more than $100,000 in donations.

Standing Rock lawsuit, D.C. March continue movement against Dakota Access Pipeline

United Church of Christ - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 7:00am

First Nations people and their allies opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline continue the movement opposing the pipeline with a lawsuit, D.C. march.

Face Time

UCC Daily Devotional - Mon, 02/27/2017 - 12:00am

Vicki Kemper

Forgiveness and new life are ours for the asking; all we have to do is turn around.

February 26, 2017: Transfiguration Sunday (Year A)

Lectionary Readings - Sun, 02/26/2017 - 2:00am
Exodus 24:12-18 * Psalm 2 or Psalm 99 * 2 Peter 1:16-21 * Matthew 17:1-9
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