Prayers for Holy Week

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April 15, 2014
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Holy Seasons, Call for Prayer
The presidents and general ministers of the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) offer prayers this Holy Week for those affected by deadly shootings in Kansas, as they speak out against crime carried out under religious pretense.
Read their statement
FEATURES
Prayer with the President
Prayers with the President
The UCC general minister and president spends the first morning of Holy Week with other faith leaders at a prayer breakfast at the White House. Read more >>
UCC Cleveland Celebrates Ohio Marriage Equality Ruling
The decision by an Ohio judge, calling Ohio gay marriage ban both unconstitutional and unenforceable, is a sentiment long underscored at the UCC national offices, and celebrated today. Read more >>
Reading Changes Lives
Montana UCC lifts up the importance of literacy through monthly book sales, with the hopes of improving literacy throughout its community. Read more >>
Welcome the Stranger
Join others throughout the UCC in lifting up immigrants on May 4, Immigrant Rights Sunday. Learn about their concerns, honor their contributions, and listen to hear where God is leading us regarding issues of immigration. Learn more >>
Why the UCC?
Here are 21 heartfelt reasons from the people of the Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ Lay Academy. Watch the video >>
New Mental Health Sunday Resources
The UCC Mental Health Network is sharing new resources for Mental Health Sunday, May 18, that can help your congregation create a welcoming, supportive environment for the people in your church who experience mental health challenges. Get resources >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
Pennsylvania church gathers community in support after stabbing at school
UCC fuels the movement toward marriage equality in Ohio, Michigan
UCC advocates welcome the Fast for Families bus tour to final stop in D.C.
UCC grants help grow new ways of being 'church'
Advocates applaud decision to release Senate investigation on use of torture  
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Boston pastor: Unity of faith marks marathon anniversary
Churches in North Carolina create organization to connect with each other
New Jersey Palm Sunday procession re-enacts Jesus' entry into Jerusalem
North Dakota church celebrates its anniversary with 125 Acts of Kindness
Two Minnesota churches starting trend toward solar energy
Century old Pennsylvania cemetery is up for auction
Massachusetts church celebrates 'Open and Affirming' anniversary
Texas church takes a stand against silence around bullying
Two New Jersey congregational churches merge
Florida artisans welcome back UCC Spring Fling
People march to Pennsylvania church in memory of loved ones
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
After World Vision, evangelicals debate boundaries over sexuality
U.S. Court seems split on Utah gay marriage ban
Pope Francis denounces human trafficking as crime against humanity
Pope Francis asks forgiveness for clergy sex abuse scandal
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