Justice and Mission

Faith and Gun Safety: TN Faith Leaders Meet Sen. Bob Corker

Chattanooga, TN November 21, 2017: Today Rev. Scott Williamson, Senior Pastor at Pilgrim Congregational Church, United Church of Christ and twenty-one other local faith...

Pleasant Hill Community Church Sends Work Team to Back Bay Mission

by Char Burch Could nine “older adults” really make a difference while working at Back Bay Mission?” some of us thought as we piled into...

Six Alabama UCC Pastors Signatories to Open Letter about Roy Moore

By Greg Garrison (*protected email*) Article courtesy AL.com A group of 59 progressive Christian ministers, more than half from mainline Protestant denominations, signed a letter released today calling U.S....

Fairfield Glade Community Church Supports Hurricane Efforts

Being located on the Cumberland Plateau means that hurricane force winds and flooding are not something that affects the lives of the Fairfield Glade...

Troy Sanders Reflects on Minister’s March for Justice in DC

Rev. Troy Sanders, pastor of Rehoboth Fellowship of Atlanta UCC, participated in the Minister's March for Justice on August 28, 2017. Here is his reflection. The...

Emergency Appeal: Hurricane Harvey Cleanup Buckets

As rain, flooding and wind are devastating wide swaths of Texas and Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries...

UCC-Affiliated University Recognizes Joyce Myers-Brown

Elon University, a historically UCC affiliated university, recently recognized Southeast Conference member Joyce Myers-Brown in their alumni magazine and on their website. In an article...

Response to the Charlottesville Events from the Conference Minister

My Dear Friends, Many of you, like me, watched the news unfold today in Charlottesville, VA. I was filled with sadness, horror, and disgust. And...

Executive Director of Back Bay Mission to Speak at Pleasant Hill UCC

Back Bay Mission has a proud history of service on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. In the 1920s & 1930s, the Evangelical and Reformed Church conducted outreach programs to...

Transgender Pride Flag Designed by Member of Pilgrimage UCC in Marietta, GA

Monica Helms created the flag in 1999 after serving in the US military for eight years. Helms is both a proud Navy veteran and a...