Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The 411 Church Stuff Feed Your Spirit News Change the World Connect Buy It December 8, 2009 EMBRACE WHAT YOU LOVE THIS CHRISTMAS Wishes for a holiday season filled with love, hope and renewal from your friends at the Church House in Cleveland. GIVE TO THOSE WHO SERVE THE CHURCHIn this difficult economy, a gift to the Christmas Fund will brighten the days of many UCC retirees. A GIFT OF GREEN This week, get your free Stillspeaking eco-friendly grocery bag. Just pay postage. UCC RESOURCES CLOSED FOR MOVE Online orders only this week. Shipments resume Tuesday December 15th, just in time for Christmas. LIVING THROUGH TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMESWhat are the needs in your community? HUMAN RIGHTS, EXCEPT FOR CHILDREN? It has been 20 years since the 'UN Convention on the Rights of the Child' took effect. Of 195 countries, only the U.S. and Somalia have refused to ratify it. Urge Congress and the President to ratify this agreement, and ensure the future for us all. UNITED CHURCH NEWS 'Engagement over escalation': Black critical of Afghanistan war expansion UCC national offices receive sustainability audit AROUND THE UCC For Old South Church, the jitters return Carbon monoxide scare shows importance of detectors Massachusetts church offers breakfast to needy Bethlehem Marketplace re-enactment offers alternative take on Nativity Youth give up holiday to help others ECUMENICAL NEWS Christians dispel AIDS myth through outreaches United Church of Christ, Methodist, Episcopal, Presbyterians OK Abortion Funding SHERNELL'S STORY WEEKLY SEEDS Look forward. DAILY DEVOTIONAL I'm just not that good. GET IT FAST Scriptures for this coming Sunday. MAKING CONNECTIONS Cool feature on myUCC: Import your existing blog! Send this e-mail to a friend You are subscribed to ucc.org and have received this e-mail as per your settings. UNSUBSCRIBE | CONTACT SUPPORT | YOUR SETTINGS | SEND TO A FRIEND Copyright © 2008 UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 700 Prospect Ave., Cleveland OH 44115; PH 866/822-8224.