Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. The 411 Church Stuff Big Things Change the World Connect Buy It December 16, 2008 BENEDICTUS! A Christmas message from United Church of Christ General Minister and President John H. Thomas. GIVE TO THOSE WHO SERVE THE CHURCH In this difficult economy, a gift to the Christmas Fund will brighten the days of many UCC retirees. EXPERIENCE GRAND RAPIDS Going to GS 27? Here's something to look forward to! Share this video with your friends. CHRISTIANS CALL FOR HOLY LAND PEACE PRIORITY Sign a letter asking President-Elect Obama to fulfill his campaign promise to work on Middle East peace. A WARM WELCOME Embrace your church visitors this Christmas with a UCC Welcome Pin. GET IT FAST Scriptures for this coming Sunday. WEEKLY SEEDS What is true peace? TODAY'S PRAYER Center yourself. MAKING CONNECTIONS UCNews blog offers headlines, commentary, and more. UCC IN THE NEWS UCC takes lead discussing raceSeven notable preachers join Day1 advisory board'Spare Kids the Ads' campaign highlights embedded advertising risks ECUMENICAL NEWS World Council of Churches general secretary issues Christmas messageTop evangelical resigns after backing gay unionsDangers of 'Christian Zionism' highlighted by National Council of Churches BELIEF-NET How to have a ‘green’ ChristmasHappiness lessons from around the worldTop holiday movies of all time Add to your site. RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE TO $10 BY 2010 Call on Congress to raise the minimum wage. Join us in bringing needed economic security to our families, our communities and our country. Let Justice Roll. Take Action! 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.