Executive Associate JLCM “It’s been too hard livingBut I’m afraid to die‘Cause I don’t know what’s up thereBeyond the sky. “It’s been a longA long time comingBut I know a change gonna comeOh, yes it will.” Hauntingly compelling lyrics, a soul-stirring musical arrangement, and emotionally charged feelings, swaying between angst and hope, are beautifully belted
“The climate is the Lord’s, and the fullness thereof.” That slight modification of Psalm 24:1, spoken by the Rev. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., kicked off a national forum on faith and the environment April 27. Summit participants saw this 3-minute video about the UCC’s commitments to caring for creation. It was part of the larger,
True justice means accountability. True justice means systemic change. U.S. clergy took that message to the streets, the public square and spoke up on social media this week after the verdict that brought a measure of justice for George Floyd and his family. “This is the moment right now, where we recognize things can change.
What will General Synod worship be like online? A pair of United Church of Christ webinars, April 20 and 22, offered glimpses. The two-part “Getting Ready, Getting Rooted” told how this summer’s worship services are coming together. It included sample clips of video and music — and thoughts on the joys and challenges of online
Listen to the podcast Read the transcript I am not the author of this week’s podcast. Remembering that Earth Day was celebrated last week, I am plagiarizing and borrowing the words of others far wiser than I – proudly using them to remind us all of the beauty we are called to preserve. The Earth