Representing a bold alternative to the divisions in modern Protestant life, the United Church of Christ
has attempted to model the ecumenical healing of the scandalous ruptures in the Christian fabric.
Elected general minister and president of the United Church of Christ
in 1999, Thomas served for the next decade as the convener of the Collegium of Officers of the UCC as well as the church's principal spokesperson on theological and public issues and official representative in ecumenical and interfaith relations.
It is the Sunday after CBS and NBC refused to air a commercial by the United Church of Christ
that touted the church's proud welcome to all worshippers and depicted gays and others being turned away by bouncers in front of another church.
Lynn, a United Church of Christ
minister, also advised House members that the vast majority of religious leaders in America do not support this change in the tax code.
These days, a very few lesbian and gay pastors - in the United Church of Christ
, Metropolitan Community Church and some Reform Jewish synagogues - have their denominations' blessing to be openly gay without requiring celibacy.
This lectionary is actually based on the Roman lectionary and is now being used by the Presbyterian Church, United Methodist Church, Reformed Church of America, United Church of Christ
, various churches of the Anglican communion around the world, and a number of other churches.
ATLANTA -- A United Church of Christ
(UCC) resolution demanding that Israel dismantle its anti-terrorism fence "is functionally antisemitic, which devalues the lives of the citizens of the Jewish state," charged Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, of Los Angeles.
Donations in his memory may be made to the United Church of Christ
, Federated, Discretionary Fund, 4 Church Street, Webster, Ma 01570.
24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Church of Christ
is celebrating a landmark decision by the Federal Communications Commission, which has ruled in favor of the church's filed complaint that Univision, the nation's largest Hispanic television network, is not serving the educational programming needs of children.
Despite the rejection of its pro-gay TV ad by networks CBS and NBC in late November, the United Church of Christ
is still getting its message out.
Lou Wargo, who at the time was pastor of a United Church of Christ
congregation in Indianapolis.
Joining Foo and Bernard in denouncing the agreement were representatives of these other human-rights monitors: Global Exchange, Campaign for Labor Rights, Vietnam Labor Watch, Press for Change, Justice: Do It Nike and United Church of Christ
Smoking is detrimental to health not only for smokers, but for anybody around smokers," proclaimed rally speaker Reverend Myron Cloyd, Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ
pastor and vice-chair of the Houston Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.
In addition, he was an active member of the community as Cub Master of the Boy Scouts of the United Church of Christ
and King Lion of the Lions Club of Webster.
These denominations are the United Church of Christ
, the Unitarian Universalist, the Unity School of Christianity, and the Metropolitan Community Church.