The town of Garkida in northeastern Nigeria was attacked by Boko Haram the night of Feb. 21-22. A number of buildings were burned, including the church building for Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria).
The Brethren Faith in Action Fund provides grants to outreach ministry projects of Church of the Brethren congregations that serve their communities, strengthen the congregation, and expand the reign of God. It was created with funds generated by the sale of the upper campus of the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Md. Ministries that […]
The compelling vision recommendation that will be presented in July to the 2020 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren has been released. Following is a statement from the Compelling Vision Team:
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Armed with data from a respected research firm, the UCC today posted a map of "super polluters" on the web. It is part of a report titled "Breath to the People: Sacred Air and Toxic Pollution" -- and it calls for action.
The research in the UCC's new environmental report, "Breath to the People: Sacred Air and Toxic Pollution," was done by a respected nonprofit based in the nation's capital and founded by former staff members of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
In Detroit, presidential election years are a special kind of busy at Fellowship Chapel, United Church of Christ, ranging from hosting a presidential candidate forum to getting people involved in the 2020 census and in redrawing legislative district lines.
In an era when shootings and other violent attacks have become all too common in houses of worship, United Church of Christ congregations and institutions are taking precautions – in some cases, with government help.