Justice and Mission

ONA Blossoms in the “Heart of Dixie”

In the Southeast, where gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and the transgendered often feel alone and marginalized, a revolution is underway. But it is a quite...

Disaster Ministries in Action – Spotlight on Uplands Village Residents Rich and Holly Nelson

Rich and Rev. Dr. Holly Nelson, residents of Uplands Village since 2012,both volunteer their time in response to disaster through the United Church of...

“Love Has No Borders” book features SEC ministers justice work on immigration

Rev. Angie Wright, pastor of Beloved Community UCC in Birmingham is the editor for Love Has No Borders", a recently released book detailing the...

Mission 4:1 Earth brought environmental care and UCC unity according to study

Mission 4:1 Earth had the stated goal of “one united church on a shared resurrection witness for Planet Earth during 50 great days of...

Praxis UCC in Americus – Ministering through Homeschool Cooperative

by Cori Lyman-Barner The Koinonia Home School Cooperative began at historic Koinonia five years ago when three Koinonia Farm Community interns gave leadership to a small group of...

Prayer for Global Ministries trip to the Congo

Rev. Elizabeth Mitchell Clement from First Congregational Church Atlanta is traveling to the Congo this month with a film crew and partners from Global...

Trinity Church in Athens, Alabama Celebrates 142 years of serving the community!

On September 1st Trinity UCC in Athens, Alabama celebrated their 142nd Anniversary. Their accomplishments, particularly their racial and educational leadership, were celebrated in the Huntsville Times this...

Another UCC First… new environmental resolution from Synod

Passed by General Synod 29 delegates on Monday July 1st, 2013 at the Long Beach Convention Center was a resolution that calls for the...
Veteran Resolution General Synod 29

General Synod recognizes the need for care of veterans

At General Synod 29 in Long Beach, Calif., I served on committee to bring the resolution “To Recognize the Need for Compassionate Care and...
Synod resolution Honduras

Resolution responds to violence in Honduras

A resolution calling for a response to “drug related gang violence in Honduras” was submitted to this General Synod by the Maine conference.  The...