Justice and Mission

United Church of Huntsville helps those displaced by COVID-19 with food—and hospitality

by Mike Stroud (revised 8/15/2021) The COVID-19 pandemic that reared its ugly and poisonous head on the world in the Spring of 2020 seemed to spare...

Back Bay Mission Trippers are Biloxi Bound!

by Mary Ruth 2021 Back Bay Mission Trippers met recently at Pleasant Hill Community Church UCC in Pleasant Hill TN to prepare for their mission...

Recording of Juneteenth Presentation with Bishop Yvette Flunder

The Southeast Conference and Kirkwood UCC recently hosted a special virtual presentation about Juneteenth offered by Bishop Yvette Flunder, pastor of the City of...

Back Bay Mission Trip is November 7-13, 2021

by Mary Ruth Three Southeast Conference Churches (Pleasant Hill Community Church, United Church of Cookeville, and Safe Harbour Family Church) are sending 'mission trippers' Nov...

After the Verdict

Like many other people, I held my breath yesterday when the announcement was given that the jury in Derek Chauvin’s trial had made a...

Diverse Coalition of Faith Communities Speaks Up for Voting Rights in Georgia

by Evelyn Brewer We are not an official organization, per se. Rather, we are individuals--clergy, faith leaders, and laity--from predominantly Black and predominantly White faith communities...

Pastoral Message Regarding the Shootings in Atlanta

“Angry! Outraged! Upset! There are no words to reflect what is happening in our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Brutal attacks on the...

One Great Hour of Sharing

One Great Hour of Sharing® (OGHS) is one of four special mission offerings of the United Church of Christ. This Lenten Offering supports the disaster,...

Trip to Back Bay Mission Scheduled for November 2021

by Mary Ruth Back Bay Mission in Biloxi MS welcomes groups for work camp mission trip experiences geared for any age over 18. In 2017...

Georgia Clergy and Laity Pen Open Letter to Senator Loeffler

In support of an open letter from over 100 Black Pastors and other interfaith leaders presented to Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, an open...