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April 22, 2014
Mission 4:1 Earth No More Styrofoam
NO MORE STYROFOAM
New England churches work to be Styrofoam free during a regional Mission 4/1 Earth initiative. On this Earth Day, the movement to help protect our fragile planet provides food for thought.
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FEATURES
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An Honest Conversation about Climate Change
UCC executive the Rev. Linda Jaramillo joins a California UCC's Earth Day discussion about climate change, what it is doing to the planet and why responding to it is a matter of faith in action. Read more >>
We Worship the Same God
In this reflection, UCC General Minister and President the Rev. Geoffrey Black talks about the commonality of God and the freedom that Jesus' resurrection at Easter brings. Watch the video >>
Room For Us
Sarah shares ways her faith community brings meaning to her life. Hear why she believes if you are not sure what to believe, you are welcome here in the UCC. Watch the video >>
Let's Ditch Sunday School
Learn more about a new approach to children's ministry in an online course led by the Rev. Ivy Beckwith, May 7-July 1. Register today >>
How to Tread Lightly on the Earth
Start a movement — join a UCC Environmental Justice retreat and learn how you can seed projects to protect the Earth at your church and in your community. Register now for the next workshop May 14-16, Pilgrim Point Camps in Minnesota. Learn more >>
Creation Care is in Our Hands
On this Earth Day, pledge to add one more environmentally friendly practice to your daily life to help restore the balance that God created. Read more >>
Changing Lives Around the World
See how your support of One Great Hour of Sharing is making a difference to people in communities both near and far. Share these stories >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
UCC pastor, Boston Marathon bombing survivor runs again on Easter Monday
UCC Chaplains train to focus on PTSD, moral injury
Pennsylvania church rallies community and reopens school after stabbings
Peace Corps alum working toward ministry at Andover Newton
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Marathoners pack Boston's 'Church of the Finish Line'
Maryland church plans renewal, community growth
Boston reflects, revs up for first marathon since last year's bombing
Easter service special at historic Kentucky church
Connecticut church Easter service first worship since 2012 fire
Pennsylvania congregation sends edible Easter eggs to troops in Afghanistan
Kansas church leaders call for unity after fatal shooting
Oregon pastor named 'Ecumenist of the Year'
Pennsylvania church youth do 'Cross Walk' to spread Good Friday message
Good Friday vigil on steps of Colorado Capitol mourns violence
Annual sunrise Easter service warms up the holiday at Mount Rushmore
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
In his Easter message, Pope Francis prays for Ukraine, Syria
Voices of gratitude, defiance at Boston bombing memorial
Can you question the resurrection and still be a Christian?
Security enhanced at Jewish centers across the country
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