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September 17, 2013

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9,000 trees planted in KenyaCHANGING LIVES THROUGH EARTH CARE IN KENYA
As a result of Mission 4/1 Earth, two New England churches are helping villagers plant nearly 9,000 trees in Kenya.




Light a Candle for Children LIGHT A CANDLE FOR CHILDREN
Join hundreds of UCC and Disciples congregations in this five-week vigil of prayer and advocacy.


Colorado Flooding REACH OUT TO FLOOD VICTIMS IN COLORADO
Help our congregations assist their neighbors and communities as clean-up begins.


LAST CHANCE TO JOIN PEACE VILLAGE
Registration for this collaborative exercise in faith formation ends Sept. 26 - scholarships are still available. Don't miss the opportunity to participate Oct. 3-4 in San Mateo, Calif.
Peace Village


LET'S LIFT UP OUR VOICES FOR PEACE
Join the prayers on Peace Day, Saturday, Sept. 21. OC Inc. is holding a media violence fast - what will your church do?
International Peace Day


Neighbors in Need 2013
IMAGINING ANOTHER WORLD IS POSSIBLE
Support the ministries of justice and compassion in the United States. Neighbors in Need resources are now available.


Prayers with Peace
TAKE ACTION FOR PEACE
Thank the Obama administration for pursuing peace through diplomacy to avoid a military strike against Syria.


DEVOTIONALS TO START MEETINGS
Pre-order "This is How We Begin" - NEW from the Stillspeaking Writers' Group
This is How We Begin


MAKING CONNECTIONS
Tweet your plans for Saturday's International Day of Prayers for Peace. #peacedayucc
Making Connections Twitter

 

United Church News
UCC activists mourn victims, speak out against Washington Navy Yard shooting
UCC director arrested standing with undocumented women in D.C.
UCC advocates excited at chance to 'build peace' at Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2014
Military extending benefits to same-gender couples, UCC chaplains free to choose who to marry
UCC pastor to present 2013 Lyman Beecher Lecture at Yale Divinity School
Commentary: A Third Way - Seeking a Just Peace in Syria

UCC In the News
Why I got arrested today with 20 undocumented women
Love Akron to launch program that partners churches and schools
Chicago minister works for Palestinian justice
Despite thefts, Pennsylvania church continues struggle to serve community
Arizona church provides treasure for teachers
Amid rumblings of war, Connecticut churches pray for peace
Historic Florida church fighting for its future
Wisconsin church marks 175 years
CHHSM ministry leads the way to healthier community in Kansas
Caring for the cornerstone in Indiana
Arizona foodbank looks at expansion
Bill to deny adoptions on religious or moral beliefs debated in Michigan
Alabama faith leaders fight for immigration reform outlined in new book
Nebraska church welcomes new minister
Pennsylvania UCC extends cooperation to help minority church get off the ground
Minnesota churches reach out after fire in Islamic Center

Ecumenical & Interfaith
50 years after Georgia church bombing, victims still hold onto stained glass hope
California groups rally for immigration reform
Muslim clerk wins hijab fight against Abercrombie and Fitch
Oregon religious leaders will convene against death penalty
In Baby Veronica case, some evangelicals side with adoptive parents
To Russia with love
Southern Baptists say no to gay weddings for military chaplains
Ancient treasure trove uncovered near Temple Mount
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