News From the United Church of Christ and the Disciples of Christ
South Carolina opens search for new regional minister
by Emily Martin on August 20, 2019 at 11:57 am
Regional Profile Beyond statistical information that can be secured from our Disciples of Christ Year Book, you will find in our South Carolina Disciples of Christ congregations, sincere women and men seeking to be faithful to Christ and the Church. Listen closely, and you will hear pastoral […]
Even an 1843 building can be accessible, Ohio church shows
by Hans Holznagel on August 20, 2019 at 11:35 am
The folks at Community Congregational United Church of Christ in Amherst, Ohio, weren't sure their sanctuary, built in 1843, could ever accommodate people with physical disabilities. Now the changes they’ve made to their New England-style building have won a national UCC award.
Tennessee congregation holds weekly witness calling for compassionate response at the border
by Connie Larkman on August 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Members of a Tennessee congregation have made a commitment to their migrant neighbors and each other – to come together in prayer and in a visible witness, every Monday, until something changes in the conditions at the border.
Parsonage turned bed and breakfast invites new people in to North St. Louis neighborhood
by Connie Larkman on August 19, 2019 at 10:37 am
Three brothers raised in a UCC parsonage in the North St. Louis area more than 60 years ago spent the night in their former home on Friday, August 16. The house, dedicated this weekend as a bed-and-breakfast, is the latest building on the former St. James UCC campus repurposed by a local non-profit […]
West Virginia congregation responds to opioid crisis
by Emily Martin on August 19, 2019 at 8:58 am
In Huntington, WV, a town facing so much trauma, the Church has a vital role to play, Rev. Compton declares. The post West Virginia congregation responds to opioid crisis appeared first on Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
Asylum seekers get help, hope from UCC people in Southern California
by Hans Holznagel on August 19, 2019 at 5:00 am
By the carload and vanload, United Church of Christ members and friends regularly make one-hour trips from Claremont, Calif., to befriend detainees at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement center in the desert town of Adelanto. Thanks in part to a UCC Neighbors in Need grant, they connect the […]