National Church News

From the United Church of Christ and the Disciples of Christ

  • 2020 Special Day Offerings share ‘Rejoice’ theme
    by Emily Martin on February 17, 2020 at 1:57 pm

    While the timing and resources available will be unchanged for congregations, you may notice a theme emerging in the Special Day Offerings of Disciples Mission Fund (DMF) this year. “Rejoice” is woven throughout the Easter season’s lectionary texts, and as we celebrate the […]

  • UCC officers: Our Faith, Our Vote, Our Voice matters
    by Connie Larkman on February 17, 2020 at 5:00 am

    The UCC national officers call on members of the wider church to use their voice during the 2020 elections -- and vote.

  • Celebrate Love of Creation by planting trees for Earth Day
    by Connie Larkman on February 14, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Help protect the planet: Plant a tree. United Church of Christ Environmental Justice Ministries is inviting members and congregations across the wider church to celebrate Earth Day's 50th anniversary by participating in the Three Great Loves Tree Planting Campaign.

  • UCC leaders on Southern Asia initiative: 'Our partnership matters'
    by Connie Larkman on February 14, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    A pilgrimage to Southern Asia, Jan. 25- Feb. 7, proved to be a powerful experience for leaders of the United Church of Christ, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Canada.

  • When the waters rise
    by Emily Martin on February 14, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    Submitted by Week of Compassion We are the Church together.  Through your support of the Special Offering, Week of Compassion is prepared to respond immediately when there is need from a disaster. Flooding in Eastern Oregon damaged many homes last week, as well as roads and bridges, making […]

  • Bring global perspectives to your congregation
    by Cherilyn Williams on February 13, 2020 at 8:44 pm

    from Global Ministries The world is smaller than ever before. What happens to our neighbors all over the world matters to us. We are all part of one human family – all God’s children no matter where we may live. Because of this, sharing global perspectives in worship and congregational […]