Author: First Congregational UCC

05
May

UCC D.C.-area churches say they will ‘confront white supremacy and white supremacists’

A United Church of Christ association in the Washington, D.C., area has adopted a resolution that declares its communities and settings are “confronting white supremacy and white supremacists.” Original Black Lives Matter banner at Rock Spring Congregational UCC, Arlington, Va. The Potomac Association of the Central Atlantic Conference UCC voted May 1 to adopt the

04
May

Build on the Love, Join the Movement

The United Church of Christ General Minister and President joins the Associate General Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries in this announcement and invitation: The United Church of Christ National Setting will be sunsetting the initiative known as Three Great Loves (3GL) after its successful four-year run. This will happen at our Special Edition

03
May

Into the Mystic: Enthusiasm Outlived

Listen to the podcast Read the transcript Whitney was three when she came to worship at First Congregational church for the first time. When Vicky, the southern Baptist who led the music at First Church, began to play the closing hymn, Whitney left her pew and started dancing in the aisles. It was uncontained and

01
May

Registration for the UCC’s Special Edition General Synod opens mid-May

Ready. Set. Register.  The Synod registration system is ready to go. In a few weeks, United Church of Christ delegates, national and Conference staffs, partners, church members and other visitors will be able to register for the July event.  Special Edition General Synod, to be held virtually for the first time ever, takes place July 11-18. The events team pushed back the May 1 registration start