"We are partners with each other, and with God, in the co-creation of earth, every day."— Pam Arifian
In the week following Easter, I traveled to Washington D.C. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who was murdered for trying to be a good Christian.
"For them, preserving and maintaining the church is not an end in itself. And it never has been."— Rev. Don Remick
"Through the words of Jeremiah, God speaks to a church that is too focused on what it has lost." —Rev. Michael Ciba
"What we share in common, however, is even more important than where we differ." —Tiffany Vail
"We, the Conferences of the United Church of Christ, are uniquely positioned to tell the most important stories of our time." —Drew Page
"There is no one way or best way to achieve racial justice; instead, it is our collective differences and our united goal that will one day allow us to be successful in achieving equity for all God's people." —TJ Harper
"Our congregations and our wider church need to look outward and shout to the world that Jesus Christ is Sovereign without being judgmental or formulating value judgments regarding the worth of others."—Rev. Kent Salad
You may have seen the image of a woman crying in Parkland, Florida, her forehead still marked with an ash cross. I do not know if she was among the parents who later heard the devastating news of a child’s death, but I know she is a victim of gun violence. We all are now. We can’t help but be, when it’s an act of faith to send children to school, to attend worship, or to go to a concert. I was a victim of gun violence yesterday as I stood on the front steps of our church offering glitter ...