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December 10, 2013
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THERE'S ROOM FOR YOU HERE
All are welcome in God's house — and in the United Church of Christ. Blessings to all of our family, friends, partners and people of the world during this sacred holiday season.
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FEATURES
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Honoring an Icon
United Church of Christ leaders evoke the inspiration, dignity and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Read more >>
Taking Christ Out of Christmas
Churches in a small Kentucky community break holiday tradition and back out of a Christmas nativity celebration because the UCC host church believes in extravagant welcome. Read more >>
Remembering Newtown
Marking the first anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown in honor of those lost. Read more >>
Tune in to Day 1
The Rev. Maxwell Grant, senior minister of Second Congregational United Church of Christ in Greenwich, Conn., is the featured speaker on the radio program Dec. 15 and 22. Listen in >>
I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas
How do we live into the call to be good stewards of creation during the holidays, when our culture is focused on excess consumption? Get ideas >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
UCC exceeds $250K goal for Typhoon Haiyan relief
Fire destroys Maryland church, Lazarus UCC determined to rebuild
UCC executive minister joins fast for immigration reform
UCC churches with ties to the Philippines support Typhoon Haiyan recovery effort
UCC Christmas Fund gives back to retired, active ministers in need
Commentary: Why I fasted in front of the U.S. Capitol for immigration reform
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Dillard University president talks tighter eligibility requirements on student loans
D.C. minister rallies more than 60 clergy to change Redskins name
Two Maryland church communities grieving after devastating fire
Hundreds attend prayer service for gutted Maryland church
Maryland church communities watch fire claim their building
That 'ring thing' in Oregon
Burned out Maryland church holds services in fire hall
Candlelight ceremony in Utah marks World Aids Day
New Hampshire church to celebrate 275th Christmas
Massachusetts church calls new pastor
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Shaped by Methodists, Mandela paid tribute to the role of religion
61 religious leaders attack Redskins name in letter
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly video: Christmas gift giving
Judge weighs merits of Utah's gay marriage ban
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