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United Church of Christ News

15 November 2019

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  • Church must fight fear and racism with organized love, UCC leader advises German partners

    The United States is in danger of abandoning two long-held commitments – welcoming the stranger and struggling for civil rights – and replacing them with fears of immigrants and people of color. The church should be a leader in preventing that. Those were the central messages from the Rev. John Dorhauer, general minister and president of the United Church of Christ, in recent speeches to two partner-church audiences in Germany.

  • Commentary: What if Your Dreams Were Ripped Away?

    Imagine if the life you have built through hard work was stripped away.

  • UCC officers: We celebrate Cally Rogers-Witte

    In public statements, the national officers of the United Church of Christ, and the co-executives of Global Ministries of the UCC and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), celebrate the life and ministry of their retired colleague, the Rev. Cally Rogers-Witte, who died Nov. 12.

  • Cally Rogers-Witte, retired Global Ministries and Conference exec, dies at 74

    The Rev. Cally Rogers-Witte, a longtime pastor, former Conference Minister and retired national officer in the United Church of Christ, died Tuesday, Nov. 12, in Rockledge, Fla., at age 74. She had been hospitalized for several days with an infection. Colleagues are remembering her as an energetic, effective leader who cared deeply about the denomination's progressive ministries and especially about its work in partnership with churches around the world.

  • Supreme Court takes up DACA; Dreamers, interfaith allies rally outside

    The futures of more than half a million young, undocumented immigrants hang in the balance as the United States Supreme Court takes up cases of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Immigration activists, UCC and other faith-based advocates and the Dreamers themselves rallied outside the court on Tuesday morning challenging the Trump Administration's efforts to end DACA.

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