News From the United Church of Christ and the Disciples of Christ
Lutheran credit union now offers accounts, services to UCC members
by Hans Holznagel on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm
If you belong to the United Church of Christ, you can now apply for membership in a credit union, thanks to an ecumenical partner denomination.
Media justice honorees stress importance of 'remembering our stories'
by Sara Fitzgerald on October 17, 2019 at 5:05 pm
Three media justice advocates stressed the importance of retelling stories—and telling them accurately—at the 37th Annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture and Awards Breakfast Oct. 17 at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. The event is […]
Prepare to meet Jesus anew this Advent
by Cherilyn Williams on October 17, 2019 at 4:16 pm
submitted by Chalice Press How are you preparing yourself and your congregation to meet Jesus this Advent? In two new inspiring daily Advent devotionals from Chalice Press, you and your church will consider what it means to prepare for an incarnate God, a God who comes into our lives, meets us […]
Commentary: In Leadership and Life, Trust Matters
by Bentley deBardelaben on October 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm
During the past weeks, as I have watched the leaves turn to vibrant shades of red, yellow, orange outside my window, I am filled with joy as if kissed by the glory of the universe.
Disciples participate in commemoration of 400th anniversary
by Emily Martin on October 17, 2019 at 9:17 am
The National Council of Churches‘ Christian Unity Gathering spent Oct. 15 in Hampton, VA, observing a day of remembrance and lament. This year marks the 400th anniversary of African captives arriving for the purpose of enslavement. In addition to a retelling of the story of enslavement and […]
Congregation discovers its impact
by Cherilyn Williams on October 17, 2019 at 8:41 am
Not too far from Cane Ridge and Paris, Kentucky, North Middletown Christian Church is, as their pastor Rev. Stephanie Moon says, a “modest” sized congregation. But their impact in the community is marked by generous giving to many causes. In 2018, the congregation embarked on a counting […]