Category Archives: UCC NEws

NYE 2020: Unite Through the Extraordinary

UNITE THROUGH THE EXTRAORDINARY A Virtual GatheringJuly 25-26,2020 Although we cannot meet in person at Purdue, your ability to connect and encourage one another does not end. For UCC youth, young adults and ministry leaders in the immediate pandemic this gathering will bring us together for important conversations and activity. We will gather on July […]

Get Your Tickets to View John Lewis: Good Trouble

The United Church of Christ invites you to an on demand showing of a new film on the life and work of congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis. Buy a $12 ticket to stream John Lewis: Good Trouble and $5 goes to support UCC justice ministries. Learn more about the film at johnlewisgoodtrouble.com. We know you’ll enjoy this […]

Join the Poor People’s Campaign Digital Mobilization on June 20, 2020

In 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. launched a Poor People’s Campaign believing that people joining together could create, “a new and unsettling force in our complacent nation.” Over the last two years, UCC members and congregations have been participating in the continuation of this work through the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for […]

Don’t Let Congress Pass the Zombie NAFTA Trade Bill

This Halloween, Don’t Let Congress Pass the Zombie NAFTA Trade Bill With the clock ticking on the legislative calendar, Congress is running out of time to pass the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA), otherwise known as NAFTA 2.0. Although there are some good provisions in the agreement, as it currently stands the new deal remains […]

UCC Disaster Ministries offers Hurricane Dorian response, info, advice.

September 05, 2019Written by Hans Holznagel Dorian nears the southeastern United States with destruction in its wake in the Bahamas, the United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries team is offering information and advice to churches that want to help and to people who are bracing for the storm. Dorian has caused least 20 deaths and unprecedented property damage since making […]

Holy Week Schedule 2019

Lent and Easter Upcoming Events Palm/Passion Sunday, April 14th 9:00 a.m. Garden Chapel worship 10:30 a.m. Procession with palms from Kelsey Hall to the Sanctuary for worship  Maundy Thursday, April 18th 6:30 p.m. Mediterranean potluck dinner and Tenebrae service in Kelsey Hall with foot washing and Holy Communion Good Friday, April 19th 12:00 p.m. Community worship service at Cornerstone […]

What stones will you raise as gifts to the descendants?

Dear Members and Friends, “Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Jeshanah, and named it Stone of Help; for he said, ‘Thus far the LORD has helped us.’” – 1 Samuel 7:12 I sort of fell apart during my first semester of college. In retrospect, it was normal stuff: small […]

Agents of God

Dear Members and Friends, “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”                       – Eleanor Roosevelt, 20th century In last week’s readings, the First Book of Samuel told the story of the youngest, smallest son being lifted up to lead the whole nation, and the Gospel of Mark recounted the parables of Jesus […]