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Antal among 16 clergy arrested at pipeline protest
Massachusetts Conference Minister and President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal was one of 16 clergy arrested on Wednesday after entering the construction site...

UCC head praises merger talks
At the Rhode Island Conference Annual Meeting April 30, United Church of Christ General Minister and President The Rev. John Dorhauer praised the ...

Climate Change: An Opportunity for which the Church Was Born
In recognition of Earth Day, 2016, and the United Church of Christ Keep it in the Ground movement, Conference Minister and President Jim Antal ...
Blog Posts

Sanctuary UCC journey shows power in collective
The brave, faithful members and leaders of Sanctuary United Church of Christ revealed what it means to be church this weekend in an article ...

Faith Leaders Communicating on Climate - New Video from Jim Antal
Dear UCC Colleagues and Friends,   On this series of wonderful spring days, I’m reminded of the beauty and inestimable worth of God’s great gift of ...

Pray the Bird
Photo by Robert Jonas Sometimes I am perfectly capable of scanning large swathes of bad news with aplomb, keeping my feelings at bay.  I know how ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

BOSTON GLOBE: In search of sanctuary
The pews grew emptier and emptier. Until at last they realized: the Congregational Church of West Medford was dying. But they were people of faith and...

WICKED LOCAL: Mattapoisett Congregational Church volunteers organize new library at old school
When it became known that an inner city elementary school lacked a library, a local church jumped right in and gathered books and reference materials ...

CAPE COD TIMES: World's oldest congregational church celebrates 400 years
West Parish of Barnstable, whose beginnings can be traced back to England in 1616, is widely recognized as the world's oldest congregational church.
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT UPDATE: Saturday Church at West Parish of Barnstable Going Strong
Saturday worship attracts a new crowd at West Parish of Barnstable, UCC.

SPOTLIGHT: Paper, Plastic, or Sleeping Mat?
Ludlow Plarning Platoon Makes Impact on the Environment and Homelessness

SPOTLIGHT: Community Joins Sandwich Church for Soup
Winter Soup Lunches Warm these Cape Cod Winter Residents