Justice and Witness

MACUCC Joining Other Organizations in State House Climate Action

9/20/2017

The Massachusetts Conference is partnering with several other organizations to ask Gov. Charlie Baker to issue an Executive Order halting the construction of or plans for any new fossil fuel infrastructure in the Commonwealth.


Time for Actual Justice in MA Criminal Justice Reform

9/15/2017

As people of faith, we are called to do all we can to break every yoke of oppression and injustice. Please join this statewide movement to call your state representative before September 22nd


A Statement on DACA from the MACUCC

9/6/2017

Eight-hundred thousand people who trusted our government were let down. Eight-hundred thousand people who were trying to better their lives were told they might soon face deportation.


Be the Church Banner Give-Away and Contest!

8/23/2017

We have heard from many churches that the UCC “Be the Church” banner has had wonderful responses in their communities. Some have even said people have come into their church because they saw the banner and were moved by it. We would love to see this message spread and shared even further. So, the first 20 churches (only!) who respond (via email ...


A Message from CT Conference Minister Kent Siladi

8/16/2017

A message about Charlottesville, and a pastoral letter


SPOTLIGHT: Using Empty Bowls to Feed the Hungry

6/27/2017

Lynnfield church youth use their artistic talents to raise awareness of hunger and homelessness


Eloise Clawson honored with Haystack Award

6/23/2017

Eloise Clawson, right, with Dr. Vicky Guzman, founder of ASAPROSAR in El Salvador. The 2017 Haystack Award for Justice was presented to Eloise Clawson, a member of UCC Norwell Church, during the Tri-Conference Annual Meeting June 16-17 in Hartford. Eloise has engaged in a supportive, collaborative relationship with Dr. Vicky Guzman, founder of...


The Many Layers of Boston Pride 2017

6/14/2017

“Stronger Together” - UCC Represents at 47th Boston Pride Pride Day, Saturday, June 10, could not have been more beautiful. The largest parade ever gathered was full of the feeling that we needed to be doing this right now. The picture included babies claiming their first Pride parade, youngsters on razor scooters, a plethora of drag, whole Pride ...


Conference Leaders Issue Letter in Response To Anti-Islamic Propaganda

4/10/2017

The following letter was released by leaders of the three southern New England Conferences of the United Church of Christ:


17 Religious Leaders Issue Joint Letter on the Executive Action Suspending Refugee Resettlement

1/31/2017

The leaders from 17 religious organizations, including Massachusetts Conference Minister President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, issued a joint letter on the Executive Action Suspending Refugee Resettlement.


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From the MACUCC Disaster Resource & Response Team Hurricanes, floods, fires, and earthquakes have recently occurred in proportions previously unseen. ...
IN THE AFTERMATH OF 2017 HURRICANES Church World Service has nearly run out of cleanup kits because of the demand this past year and month. When a ...
Did you know that the average age of a person experiencing homelessness in the state of Massachusetts is 8? What would happen if more people—...
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects nearly 800,000 young people from deportation and provides them work ...
The following is from an interview in The Boston Voyage with Jon Kirby, long-time Director of Pilgrim Day Camp, which is owned and operated by the ...

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