Category: UCC News

24
Jan
Into the Mystic: The Lights of the City

Into the Mystic: The Lights of the City

Listen to the podcast Read the transcript There is a piece of land that juts out into the waters of Lake Erie. The house I am now renting looks right out onto that spot of land. Its called Lakewood Park. It has a set of walking paths that I amble through almost every evening. In

20
Jan
Howard Thurman: Civil Rights Era Sage

Howard Thurman: Civil Rights Era Sage

“There is something in every one of you that waits, listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself and if you cannot hear it, you will never find whatever it is for which you are searching and if you hear it and then do not follow it, it was better that you had never

16
Jan
Into the Mystic: The Lights of the City

Into the Mystic: The Long Goodbye

Listen to the podcast Read the transcript As I sat at home over the holiday break, I knew first of all that once it ended I would be returning for a final run to the finish line of my tenure as General Minister and President; but also that this last season would feel different to

13
Jan
Getting Started with the 118th Congress

Getting Started with the 118th Congress

published on Jan 11, 2023 In the political world, the turning of the calendar to January means a new Congress. The 118th Congress gaveled in on January 3, with new members and a new majority party. You may now live in a new district because of redistricting following the 2020 census. As the new Congress starts,

10
Jan
17 resolutions may be up for Synod consideration in 2023

17 resolutions may be up for Synod consideration in 2023

Reparations, reproductive rights, trans and nonbinary people, white supremacy, gun violence, green energy, plastics and public schools. These are just a few of the issues addressed in proposed resolutions slated to come before the United Church of Christ General Synod this summer. “Seventeen resolutions were formally submitted to the Office of the General Minister and