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January 7, 2014
KYP Top Story Minister Mugged
ACTING ON FAITH
A Minnesota pastor preaches peace, community after he was mugged and beaten steps away from his home.
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FEATURES
KYP Top Feature Boy Scouts
A Scouting Milestone
UCC activists applaud the first step toward LGBT equality taken by the Boy Scouts of America, with the inclusion of gay scouts. Read more >>
Help Revise the UCC Manual on Ministry
The Ministerial Excellence, Support and Authorization (MESA) Team is forming a working group for the revision of the Manual on Ministry. Find out how to assist >>
Spend Your Summer in Service
Calling young adults ages 19-30: Serve others this summer. Change your life as you change the world. Volunteer opportunities available in communities around the country. Apply today >>
Has Christ Been Divided?
Explore the 2014 worship resources for the World Council of Churches Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Jan. 18-25. Download resources >>
HEADLINES
UNITED CHURCH NEWS
Massachusetts UCC choir receives invitation to sing at the Vatican
UCC immigration reform advocates hopeful but skeptical in 2014
UCC leaders remember Sam Loliger as activist, art lover
UCC Disabilities Ministries and Mental Health Network expands in 2014
Lilly Endowment awards grants to UCC seminaries
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UCC IN THE NEWS
Forth Worth minister shares her story: I am a gay Christian pastor
Mugged Minnesota minister says God will win
Philadelphia’s Old City church has modern tastes
Connecticut church holds steeple lighting ceremony
Massachusetts church choir invited to perform at Vatican festival
Donation fills void left by stolen baby Jesus statue in Pennsylvania
Rural church keeps small Missouri town united
Minnesota congregation fosters sun worship of a different sort
Back Bay Mission welcomes interim executive director
Massachusetts church welcomes the unsheltered in from the cold
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OTHER RELIGIOUS NEWS
Congregations turn to compost for lessons on life, death and the environment
Epiphany 2014
Soaring attendance at Vatican events since Francis' election
Supreme Court orders halt to Utah gay marriages
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Take Action Now: Call on Congess to Extend Unemployment Benefits
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Changes & Deaths: Ministerial Updates
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KYP Ad In the Pew - revised
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