Category: UCC News


The Rev. Susan Blain, 70

The Rev. Susan Blain, who led the United Church of Christ’s national ministries in worship and liturgical arts for many years, died March 7, 2024, from cancer. She was 70. Rev. Susan Blain Blain retired as minister for worship and gospel arts from the UCC’s Faith Education, Innovation and Formation team in 2022. Among many other contributions, she


Report to the church from the UCC Board: March 2024

Julia Gaughan, chair of the United Church of Christ Board, has issued the following report on the board’s recent meeting. She is an authorized minister serving Peace United Church of Christ in Alma, Kansas, and a member-in-discernment with Plymouth Congregational UCC in Lawrence, Kansas. Greetings, siblings and friends in Christ, The United Church of Christ Board of Directors (UCCB) gathered for


2024 State of the Union

published on Mar 7, 2024 On March 7th, President Biden will give his 2024 State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. The Constitution stipulates that the President must report to Congress “Information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their Consideration such Measures as he (sic.) shall judge necessary


JPANet March 2024 Newsletter – United Church of Christ

JPANet March 2024 Newsletter published on March 7, 2024 March on! Each month we unpack the complex justice issues that we’re working on. This month, the UCC Office of Public Policy & Advocacy in Washington, D.C. offers perspective on the President’s State of the Union Address, and what we hope to see policymakers address in 2024. The State