The First Female Executive in the United Church of Christ

Church history scholars regularly celebrate the stories of clergy leaders, focusing on ordained men who serve local congregations, manage denominational tasks, shape theology, and define church identity. Although there are often more lay women who are active members in Christian churches, honoring women’s lives and recognizing their leadership remained secondary. Marilyn Breitling (1933-2018) grew up


UCC Co-Hosts American Climate Leadership Summit

The United Church of Christ is one of three organizations that has joined with EcoAmerica to co-host the 10th annual American Climate Leadership Summit. From April 27-29, featured speakers at the summit will include the White House’s National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, EPA Secretary Michael Regan, and youth activist Jamie Margolin. Three UCC clergy will