National Church News

From the United Church of Christ and the Disciples of Christ

  • Guest article: Life abundant in the broken places
    by Cherilyn Williams on September 21, 2017 at 6:50 pm

    By: Virginia White, Week of Compassion Contributor With the floods in South Asia, the earthquake in Mexico, and the hurricanes in the United States and the Caribbean, this has been a particularly frightening and heartbreaking month to turn on the news and witness the havoc our planet is wreaking on […]

  • Commentary: Rising Up for Equality
    by Bentley deBardelaben on September 21, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from thwarting the exercise of certain individual freedoms: such as freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and the right to petition. It's the last two items that have been on my mind […]

  • Mass. Conference selects interim minister to succeed Jim Antal
    by Tiffany Vail on September 21, 2017 at 2:42 pm

    The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors announced Sept. 18 that the Rev. Don Remick will serve as the Transitional Interim Minister and President upon the Rev. Jim Antal's retirement in July 2018. […]

  • One bag of tea, one conversation, one relationship
    by Emily Martin on September 20, 2017 at 1:45 pm

    Submitted by Reconciliation Ministry Across our denomination, there are congregations meeting weekly, spreading the Gospel and doing mission in their communities, but how many of these congregations know each other? God created us to live in relationship and community. We can’t deny it […]

  • A Tiny House aims to provide big solutions for South Carolina LGBTQ community
    by Anthony Moujaes on September 19, 2017 at 8:58 pm

    When LGBTQ individuals near the campus of Clemson University, in the areas of upstate South Carolina unexpectedly find themselves without a home or a place to feel safe, Peace Congregational United Church of Christ will be ready to meet them. &nbs […]

  • Love Them Back to Life
    by Staff Reports on September 18, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    First Harvey, then Irma. The two Category 4 Hurricanes making landfall in the United States two weeks apart — in Texas, in Florida and in the Caribbean — spurred a massive call to action across the United Church of Christ. […]