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June 10, 2014
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THE DARKNESS WILL NOT OVERCOME US
The United Church of Christ has an ecumenical partner entrenched in the struggle for religious freedom in Nigeria. Despite the escalating deadly violence, the people of the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria believe emphatically in the power of prayer.
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FEATURES
Changing Lives June 10
A Liberating Journey
Suzanne S. heard a message from God in a song. She didn't grow up in church, and was searching — until she found the UCC. Watch the video >>
New Partners for Religious Freedom
The United Church of Christ welcomes additional co-plaintiffs in the lawsuit against North Carolina in the battle for freedom of religion. Read more >>
Stand With Us Against Torture
With June designated as Torture Awareness Month, honor survivors of torture by praying for the restoration of human dignity for all, and taking action to ensure that the truth of the U.S. torture program is made public. Learn more >>
Finding Our Way Again
What do Brian McLaren, Carol Howard Meritt and Doug Pagitt have in common? They will all be in Atlanta in August at the National Church Leadership Institute. Don't miss these amazing speakers — final opportunity to save $100 on early-bird registration. Register today >>
Walk in Their Shoes
Youth around the UCC are invited to learn about immigrants and their issues as they work with them and share stories and experiences during a service learning project July 26 in Chicago. Learn more >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
UCC, Native American groups pressure Washington football team to change name
UCC religious freedom lawsuit adds additional plaintiffs, defendants request stay
UCC, United Church of Canada discovering common ground in work for full communion
Habakkuk Group assembles to re-vision UCC's Manual on Ministry
UCC advocates press on for immigrant rights during interfaith conference
UCC women involved in Quadrennial gathering to lift up women in ministry
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Redskins name supporters talk to conference minister ahead of United Church of Christ boycott vote
Alliance of Baptists joins first faith-based challenge to gay-marriage ban
Rabbis join marriage equality fight
Episcopal clergy join North Carolina lawsuit
Iowa church, community embrace the issue of oppressed women
Wyoming faith leaders call for gay marriage rights
New York's Riverside Church elects new senior minister
Wisconsin church embraces newlywed same-sex couples
The stunning resurgence of progressive Christianity
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Churches eye stance on gay marriages
Pope Francis offers prayerful peace summit with Israeli and Palestinian presidents at Vatican
In the heart of Texas, support grows for same-sex marriage
With Redskins, traditions can change
Embroiled over Israel, Presbyterians invite a rabbi to the pulpit
The Jewish holiday of Shavuot
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