the church must acknowledge the painful realities that too many women face on a day-to-day basis over the course of their lives. We must be a safe space where awful truths can be shared with all the accompanying emotions. We must believe those who find the courage to tell us their stories.
We did that last week with Emma, remember? All it takes is open arms and willingness to hold on and not let go. Why do we make loving God and being loved by God so complicated? You welcome the child or you don’t. And when you welcome the child, you welcome Jesus.
We have rented a school bus to take folks to the Women’s March in Montpelier, scheduled for Saturday, Jan 19, 2019. The march/rally is from 10-12, but our bus will leave from Dona’s Car Store, Wolcott St in Hardwick at 8:30 am sharp. Call the church to reserve your seat: 533-2223. Donations toward the expense […]
The Southwest Conference United Church of Christ, Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest and several other faith communities in Arizona are working to build a relationship with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to better respond to the urgent situation the agency is creating as it releases asylum seekers into local communities.
The lands of a United Church of Christ outdoor ministry in the Oregon forest will be forever protected from development, a tangible sign of the denomination's love of children, love of neighbor and love of creation.
The UCC's Health and Human Service Sunday — to be held Jan. 27 this year — lifts up the rich history of CHHSM ministries across the country, as well as the many ways they answer their call to provide faith-based servant leadership in their local communities.