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September 24, 2013

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Maine church garden planted with love, to feed neighbors in need.




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UCC officers offer prayers for Pakistan church bombing victims.


Neighbors in Need 2013 LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS
Did you know your church can change lives with a grant from Neighbors in Need? There's just one week left before fall deadline of Sept. 30.


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UCC churches support their communities in aftermath of Colorado floods.


SCARED OF SOCIAL MEDIA?
See how your church can use social media to reach the Millennials and more in this webinar from the Center for Progressive Renewal.
Check in with the UCC on Facebook.


DON'T PLAY POLITICS WITH THE FEDERAL BUDGET
Without action by Congress, we could face a government shutdown at the end of this month. Tell your elected officials to stop playing politics with vital budget legislation.
Faithful Budget


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SURPRISING GIFTS
All the theme materials and resources you need for a successful stewardship campaign.


Prayers with Peace
10 THINGS THE FAITH COMMUNITY CAN DO
Make the world a better place for people with mental illnesses with these 10 ideas.


MAKING CONNECTIONS
We want to see your church in action on Instagram.
Instagram


 

United Church News
UCC churches hope to celebrate peace, one good deed at a time
Ohio churches support local elementary school though Adopt-a-School program
UCC churches participate to 'Draw the Line' on Keystone pipeline
Florida congregation welcomes Jewish neighbors to shared space
UCC congregations working to make a difference during Hunger Action Month
Florida Conference calls Crabtree as interim minister
Arizona pastor invited to White House immigration forum

UCC In the News
Southwest border state leaders headed for Washington for immigration forum
The U.S. Christians who fear Assad's fall
Large crane takes down Pennsylvania church steeple
Scarves promote anti-bullying message in Oklahoma
A garden for good in Maine
Old South Church's Bay Psalm Book garners attention in Chicago
Two schools and the vast imbalance of privilege
Massachusetts church celebrates 300 years
Can Christians believe in evolutionary science?

Ecumenical & Interfaith
Churches urge a political solution for peace process in Syria
Pope Francis signals shift in priorities for Catholics
WV Episcopal Church to bless same-sex unions
Pope warns Catholic church must find new balance or fail
As denominations decline, numbers of unpaid ministers rise
After Prop 8, Mormons take different tack in Hawaii gay marriage fight
Oklahoma Governor tells National Guard to stop processing benefits for gay couples
Rabbis push Congress on immigration reform
Interview: Desmond Tutu on gay rights, the Middle East and Pope Francis
'12 Years a Slave' portrays religion at its best and worst


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