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August 26, 2014
Economic Justice
LABOR DAY HIGHLIGHTS NEED FOR ECONOMIC JUSTICE
UCC congregations interested in ensuring every worker is treated fairly and with dignity can make a commitment to improving wages and working conditions using the resources of the Economic Justice Covenant Program.
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FEATURES
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Hands Up for Mike Brown
UCC colleagues gather at the denomination's national headquarters to join a peaceful demonstration honoring Mike Brown on the day of his funeral. See more >>
Support and Solidarity with Ferguson
The Rev. Geoffrey Black walks with local ministers through the Missouri neighborhood where a young unarmed African American man lived and died at the hands of police, and offers prayers and support for colleagues and a community still wrestling with a very difficult and challenging situation. Read more >>
Walking in My Purpose
Naomi L. believes that God is still trying to be in conversation with us, and that the UCC has inspired her to figure out what God is calling her to do and how to do it. Watch the video >>
Celebrate Women's Equality Day
Today, mark the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women in America the right to vote. Celebrate this Women's Equality Day by ensuring all the women in your life have their voices heard. Get the Our Faith Our Vote resources >>
Visions and Dreams of Building Peace
Mark your calendars — Sunday, Sept. 21 is the International Day of Prayer for Peace. Join congregations around the world in lifting up that Sunday as a time of prayer and education for peace. Learn More >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
Global Ministries heads to Africa to witness the progress of Congo Initiative
Geoffrey Black invited to preach, pray in Ferguson
Celebration to mark conclusion of disaster recovery in Joplin
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Massachusetts church re-dedicating as 'newly inspired congregation'
Hands-up vigil at UCC Cleveland to support Michael Brown family
After funeral, how does Ferguson begin repair?
Community unites to help healing in Ferguson
Religious leaders join Ferguson protests against police
California church seeks to help immigrant children
Ohio church approved to be LGBT safe
Philadelphia vigil offers support to Ferguson
Michigan churches wrestle with changing times
Rhode Island pastor, former journalist leaving Baptists for UCC
Cooperative Baptist Fellowship leader becomes UCC
Virginia churches prepared for same-sex marriage ceremonies
Washington church finds new pastor
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Ferguson letter from black clergy becomes interracial call for justice
Supreme Court puts hold on gay marriage in Virginia
'Moral Monday' expands to a week of social justice action across United States
Clergy members begin week of prayer at Ohio Statehouse
U.S. missionary recovered from Ebola, discharged
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