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10
Mar

‘Women’s Bodies are not battlefields’

Expanding Our Advocacy for Womxn Rights One of the items that continues to be very popular at UCC General Synods are buttons. In the UCC, we have tons of buttons that come with justice messages that say a lot in very few words. Buttons provide clear opinions on a variety of subjects. I have always

09
Mar

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

08
Mar

‘Immigration debate is not unique to U.S.’: Global Ministries co-sponsors Rome conference on migration, refugees

While heated policy debates and threats to programs for migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers continue in the United States, similar conversations are being held across the ocean.  Global Ministries, the common witness of the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), recently co-sponsored a conference in Rome called “People on the Move”

07
Mar

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

07
Mar

Seventeen Dollars and Seventy-Four Cents

[Jesus] said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them,for all of them have contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on.” – Luke 21:3–4 (NRSV) Listen! The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields,