Monthly Archives: February 2020

Tony Bingham: Memorial Meditations

by Dorinda P. Broadnax As we continue to celebrate the month of February as African American Heritage (Black History) Month at First Congregational UCC in...

Celebrate Love of Creation by planting trees for Earth Day

Written by Connie Larkman, UCC National Staff Help protect the planet: Plant a tree. United Church of Christ Environmental Justice Ministries is inviting members and...

Victory for the World Member Receives Female Athlete Award

DAYTON, Ohio –Doris Black, a 25-year member of Victory for the World Church, recently received the “Doris Black Female Athlete Award” for Roosevelt High...

United Church of Christ’s National Youth Event is July 22-25, 2020

Youth from across the United Church of Christ are invited to UNITE! at this summer's National Youth Event (NYE), July 22-25 in West Lafayette,...

Grant Applications Due February 24, 2020

by Carrole Moss, Generosity Coordinator Friendly reminder: the deadline for submission of your Transforming Churches Transforming Lives application is February 24, 2020. Please check the secucc.org website...

Cookeville UCC Rallys at Tennessee State Capitol

A protest for LGBTQ adoption rights was held on Saturday, February 15 at Nashville's Legislative Plaza. The Tennessee Activist Coalition held the protest in response...

Midway Congregational UCC Celebrates 148th Anniversary

by Carrole Moss Midway Congregational UCC in Midway, GA recently celebrated its 148th year anniversary. The youth liturgical dancers performed, the music was spirit-filled, the guest...

Mural Dedicated to Rev. Joseph E. Boone

On Monday, January 27 Atlanta city leaders unveiled a mural honoring Rev. Joseph E. Boone. Known as the "picketing preacher," Rev. Boone was the pastor of Rush Memorial...

Seeking Nominations (Volunteers!) for Conference Leadership Positions

by Rev. James Bowman Harris "We have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us: prophecy, in proportion to faith; ministry, in ministering;...

Reimbursing Employees for Health Premiums

Our UCC Attorney shared the following: Under the Affordable Care Act, it is not legal for a company (church) to reimburse an employee for health...