Alabama UCC Clergy Sign Immigration Proclamation

Five clergy-persons from Alabama were among nearly 50 religious leaders in the Birmingham metro area to sign a proclamation declaring their places of worship as sanctuaries for those seeking refuge. The UCC clergy are:

  • Rev. Paul Eknes-Tucker; Pilgrim United Church of Christ
  • Rev. J.R. Finney; Covenant Community Church, UCC
  • Rev. Sonya Gravlee; United Church of Christ
  • Rev. Jennifer Sanders; Beloved Community Church, UCC
  • Rev. Angie Wright; United Church of Christ

Watch a WVTM NBC 13 interview featuring Rev. Jennifer Sanders and Rev. Paul Eknes-Tucker online here. Rev. Eknes-Tucker, a “religious activist,” was also quoted in this article on