Jim Antal

The Rev. Dr. Jiim Antal has served as the Conference Minister and President since 2006. His leadership in the areas of the environment and climate change is noteworthy. See the links at right for more about Rev. Dr. Jim Antal and for resources on environmental ministry.

Blog Posts


Join Me - Fridays at the State House - 9/27/2017


United Church of Christ Declares a New Moral Era - 7/10/2017


Resurrection People Marching For God's Creation - 4/26/2017


Earth Day Resources and the April 29 People's Climate March - 3/22/2017


Be The Church in a Time Such As This - Message 2 - 1/27/2017


A New Era in the Climate Justice Movement Begins on January 20th at Noon - 1/18/2017


Be The Church in a Time Such As This - Message 1 - 1/17/2017


MOURNING IN AMERICA - 11/9/2016


The Orlando Shootings - A Pastoral Letter from Jim Antal - 6/13/2016


Faith Leaders Communicating on Climate - New Video from Jim Antal - 5/13/2016


Recommended reading: The Pollinator - 4/20/2016


I urge you to join the UCC Keep It In The Ground movement - 4/4/2016


Holy Week message from Jim Antal - 3/22/2016


The Interdependence of Spiritual Discipline and Prophetic Witness - 2/8/2016


Creation is at a Crossroads - THE OPPORTUNITY - 9/23/2015


The Time has Come for Every Pastor and Congregation to Join the Pope in Restoring Creation - 9/14/2015


Julian Bond - Champion of Intergenerational Justice for All (Including Creation) - 8/17/2015


Charleston - Grief, Courage and Witness - 6/19/2015


Connecting With Pope Francis' Call for Climate Action - 6/18/2015


Continuing To Make Each Other Better - Synod 2015 Resolution 16 - 5/14/2015


Exploring interfaith efforts on common earth issues - 5/12/2015


Personal Divestment Workshop on March 22 at First Church Cambridge - 3/11/2015


Recommended Reading: Advice for today's leaders - 1/14/2015


Anticipating Climate Activism Among Churches in the Commonwealth - 12/15/2014


It’s time for all of us to condemn the repeated killings of unarmed black men by police officers who are supposed to protect and serve - 12/4/2014


Preparing for the grand jury announcement from Ferguson - 11/21/2014


Ferguson and What We Can Do - 8/20/2014


An Invitation to the People's Climate March NYC September 21 - Convene Worship on the Streets of NYC! - 8/12/2014


Prayers for our Colleague and Friend Andy Gustafson - 5/14/2014


UCC's landmark lawsuit is an important step in defense of freedom - 4/28/2014


Witnessing for Creation - Opportunities for you and your Congregation - February 2014 - 2/7/2014


Advent and Nelson Mandela - A Pastoral Letter to the Mass Conference UCC from Jim Antal, Minister & President - 12/6/2013


Do not grow weary of giving generously to urgent needs - 11/19/2013


Making God's Love and Justice Real in Every Congregation - 10/21/2013


Introducing New Economy Week - Seven days of action Oct. 12 - 18 - 10/2/2013


Witnessing for Creation - Opportunities for You - 9/9/2013


Engaging Horror - 9/4/2013


Exodus: a march from one way of life to another - 8/28/2013


Why We Divested - 7/19/2013


A Time to Come Together - For One Another and for Creation: Saturday at Old South Church and Trinity Church in Copley Square - 4/23/2013


Providing light for this journey through darkness is what our churches do - 4/19/2013


Our hearts remain broken - 4/17/2013


From the Minister & President: Prayers for Bomb Victims and Boston - 4/15/2013


Ash Wednesday 2013: A Good Day to be Arrested as an Advocate for God's Creation - 2/13/2013


Worship service in celebration of Sue Dickerman to be held April 6 - 1/30/2013


Mass Conference Climate and Environmental updates - 1/23/2013


Responding to the shootings in Connecticut - 12/14/2012


MACUCC staff join national leaders in Letter on Racism - 11/19/2012


In the aftermath of Sandy - 10/30/2012


Why Preach an Election Sermon? - 10/3/2012