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September 23, 2014
People's Climate March
SOUNDING THE ALARM ON CLIMATE CHANGE
400,000 earth care advocates from several faith traditions, all walks of life, and scores of communities across the country converge on the streets of New York City, calling on world leaders to act at this week's United Nations summit meeting on climate change.
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FEATURES
Making Connections
Making Connections
In the UCC, teenager Alyssa H. found a spiritual home, a safe space and a special way to broaden her horizons that she says will help her make connections with all people later in life. Watch the video >>
Passing the Peace
A UCC delegation is spending two weeks with ecumenical partners in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Israel-Palestine to work to address the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East. Read more >>
Innovative Inclusivity
Join us for PARABLES on October 26 to experience, reflect on and learn from worship inclusive of those with special needs and disabilities. This Stillspeaking Worship Institute event at Wayzata Community Church in Minnesota could spark exciting experiences in your congregation. Learn more >>
Skip the Holiday Pageants
Before you start casting for Christmas, explore six new ideas for fun faith formation for families in holiday worship services. Give families a way to find more meaningful Christmas traditions in an Oct. 16 webinar. Register today >>
Marking Media Justice
The 32nd annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture is coming up Tuesday, Oct. 7. The event will be held at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and will feature keynote speaker Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Get tickets today >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
UCC leaders laud award from Clinton foundation to Coalition of Immokalee Workers
OC, Inc. continues the fight for net neutrality
United Church of Christ to receive HRC Torch Award
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Local climate march sparked by Iowa church
Missouri church unveils solar panels
Pennsylvania church adds exercise program geared to seniors
Oklahoma pastor seeks historic designation for church
Oneida Indian Nation takes battle over Washington team name to Congress, NFL owners
Pennsylvania church goes Colonial for a day
Ohio church promotes Back-to-Church Sunday
Prayer flags fly in solidarity with People's Climate March
United Church of Christ leader to deliver Milwaukee sermon
200 years celebrated at Maine church
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Disputes over religion return to Supreme Court
Religion loses clout: Why many say that's a bad thing
A pastoral message on climate change
Congregations open doors for Back-to-Church Sunday
Historic civil rights church considered for national recognition
Catholic bishops challenge Pope Francis' openness toward divorced and nontraditional couples
Chicago meets its new archbishop as the 'Pope Francis effect' sets in
Faith photos from the People's Climate March
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