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May 13, 2014
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BRING BACK OUR GIRLS
The United Church of Christ continues prayers for each of the kidnapped Nigerian girls as their kidnappers release a video offering proof of life, and urges advocacy against gender-based violence in countries around the world.
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FEATURES
Among Friends - Jimmy G.
Among Friends
When Jimmy G. found his UCC church in Raleigh, N.C., he not only found a congregation, he became part of a partnership of friends that takes the pain away. Watch the video >>
For All the People
Protect the First Amendment right of freedom of religion for churches, clergy, everyone. Learn more about the UCC lawsuit filed against the State of North Carolina. Watch the video >>
Make a Joyful Noise
Join John Bell and Ruth Elaine Schram at the 2014 UCC Musicians National Network Conference in Greensboro, N.C. Check out the details >>
UCC History and Polity
Interested in exploring the social justice, world missions, ecumenism and new and renewing congregational ministry of the UCC? Take this 10-week online course, which begins June 4. Register today >>
Is Your Cell Phone Causing Conflict?
One of the minerals used in making electronic devices is a highly sought after natural resource in the Congo. Learn why extracting coltan comes at the expense of peace. Use these Bible Studies >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
Pennsylvania cyclists hit the road to call attention to climate change
UCC general minister and president to receive honorary degree from Elmhurst College
Hospitality awaits volunteers in Oklahoma
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Pennsylvania church, community members fight to preserve historic retreat
College students organize yard sale to help rebuild Maryland church gutted by fire
Minnesota church calls new pastor
Leadership changes at Pennsylvania church
'Underground Church' author will lead Florida lecture series
New librarian appointed at Lancaster Theological Seminary
Opinion: Why I belong to the United Church of Christ
UCC Minister: People of faith back comprehensive immigration reform
Some thoughts on the ordination process
Ohio UCC honors centurion
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Supreme Court prayer ruling shows shift in church-state barriers
Banning gay marriage infringes religious freedom, UUs argue
Alliance Baptists address racial justice, reconciliation in annual gathering
Vatican calls for release of kidnapped Nigerian girls
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