Category: UCC News

26
Oct

UCC members, church bodies abolish $26.2 million in medical debt for New Englanders and first responders

The United Church of Christ effort to abolish medical debt stands at $51.8 million with the latest buy announced in New England. A collaborative effort by 122 United Church of Christ congregations, four Associations, and more than 100 households in the Southern New England Conference has abolished in $26.2 million in medical debt. Two separate buys benefited families in seven states and […]

25
Oct

Commentary: On Bobbins, Geese, and Tomatoes

Often, the chance to write for Witness for Justice is one I enjoy. Mostly I write dry(ish) policy briefs, and the chance to flex my sartorial and theological muscles in a less restrictive format is welcome. But right now, we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, on the verge of what could be a […]

18
Oct

Words – United Church of Christ

I’ve been thinking a lot about words lately, and language, encouraged by the indomitable Rev. Dr. Velda Love in the Sacred Conversations to End Racism Fall Institute. I’ve been thinking about the characteristics of white supremacy culture, and how “worship of the written word” is included on the list. I’ve been thinking about who controls […]