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March 25, 2014
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IT'S ABOUT SOCIAL JUSTICE
Reading Changes Lives is the United Church of Christ's Christian response to the literacy issues that plague all communities. Exposing the problem is the first step to a solution — learn how you can be a part of it.
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Key Decisions of UCC Board
The United Church of Christ Board of Directors concluded its spring meeting, which focused on the future of the church. Read the wrap up report >>
It Didn't Seem Real
Brent T. was ostracized by his church for being gay. After 15 years of believing he wouldn't get to heaven because of his lifestyle, Brent met a UCC pastor, took a chance on church again and found his heart's desire. Watch the video >>
New Approach to March's Mission Offering
A committed youth group from Connecticut used a little ingenuity to partner with the UCC national offices to raise thousands of dollars for One Great Hour of Sharing. Learn more >>
One Great Hour of Sharing at Work
Share these stories of real ways OGHS helps people across a variety of communities, both near and far. We are changing lives around the world with your gifts. Read more >>
A Sabbatical Idea
See what this UCC ecumenical partner can offer pastors on sabbatical who would like to become acquainted with and/or deepen their knowledge of the churches of the Middle East. Check this opportunity >>
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UNITED CHURCH NEWS
UCC leaders join rally at Supreme Court for family planning and religious freedom
Chicago's Trinity UCC to replace traditional roof with green roof
UCC unfurls painting displayed at 1964 World's Fair
Peacebuilding and change a focus of Ecumenical Advocacy Days
UCC Board joins church officers to define mission of national setting
Wisconsin church members hear the difference with new technology
UCC statement acknowledges death of Fred Phelps
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Construction to start on new housing for homeless veterans in Mississippi
True climate change believers turn to Lenten Carbon Fast
Same-sex couples to request marriage licenses in Mississippi
For Lent, Massachusetts churches serve up fellowship with the chowder
Wisconsin UCC members return from mission trip
Church garden project blossoming at California UCC
Massachusetts church may sell historic Tiffany window
Old church bell tumbles in Wisconsin
North Carolina UCC gains new pastor
Nebraska church celebrates coming farming season
Swiss church fills souls in Minnesota
Religious leaders release statement supporting contraception access
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Religious groups play key role in Obamacare insurance sign-up
World Vision announces gay Christians are eligible to work at Christian charity
Gun violence and the faith community
In U.S. contraception case, a question of corporate rights
Day1 honors community leaders
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