Clothing and Book Drive to Benefit Irons Homestead

10/17/2017

Churches are being asked to bring donations of clothing and books to the Autumnal Meeting to help cover the costs of facilities upgrades at Irons Homestead.


The Rhode Island 2017 Autumnal Meeting

10/4/2017

Grace in a Time of Change, from the Scripture Romans 5:1-5:


Chapel Street Church donates $1800 to Houston SPCA

10/3/2017

Elaine Hodgson, a member of Chapel Street Congregational Church, has successfully spearheaded a fundraiser to help the animals in Houston that are victims of Hurricane Harvey. She raised $900, which was matched by the RI SPCA, to make a total of $1800. Hundreds of Harvey-displaced animals at the Houston SPCA have been reunited with their owners in ...


Resources for Responding to the Las Vegas Shootings

10/3/2017

The following resources have been compiled in response to the Oct. 1 shootings in Las Vegas: From the national setting of the UCC: Resource Page: UCC Page on Gun Violence Commentary: Rev. Traci Blackmon: It is up to US to stop gun violence Video: UCC general minister and president responds to grief of a community, nation, after Las...


Dorhauer Responds to Grief of a Community, Nation

10/2/2017

The leader of the United Church of Christ, saddened and sickened over the loss of life in a mass shooting Sunday night in Las Vegas, offers prayers for those killed, the injured, their families, the first responders on the scene, and those who continue to provide physical and pastoral care in that community.


Together, As One Team Digs Into the Details

9/25/2017

The Together, As One planning team – composed of members of the Boards of Directors and staff of the three southern New England conferences - met on Sept. 14 and dug deep to begin hashing out details related to the formation of a new, unified Conference.


CWS Cleanup Kits Collection at Newman UCC

9/22/2017

With Hurricane Harvey and Maria having devastated Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, Florida, Texas and Louisiana, Church World Service has issued an urgent appeal for Cleanup Buckets and Hygiene Kits. Newman Congregational Church in Rumford, RI serves as a depot for Church World Service. Disaster relief Clean-Up Kits and Hygiene Kits may be dropped off...


Education and Training Programs for Racial Justice Offered

9/18/2017

This summer’s protest in Charlottesville, Virginia, by Neo-Nazi, KKK, and other white supremacist groups is a sober reminder that racism is a systemic problem that all Americans need to address.


Looking back at 10 significant moments at General Synod 2017

9/12/2017

The closing gavel came down on the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ in the afternoon on July 4, capping five days in which the denomination deliberated subjects from climate care to gun violence, came together for a series of worship events that merged themes of justice and peace, and celebrated the election of a new justice leader


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