At the end of the story, refraining from being thankful that we are not like the Pharisee is nearly impossible. It is an instinctive reaction that our minds do not control. Yet, as soon as we find ourselves being thankful that we are not like him, then we are him,
Religious leaders, including three speakers from the United Church of Christ, joined actor Jane Fonda on the streets of the nation’s capital Friday, Dec. 6, to demand that financial institutions stop profiting from two related crises: climate and immigration.
The United Church of Christ is committed to using gifts from Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3, to forgive medical debt for thousands of families in low-income areas around the country. The church is just as committed to advocating for health care reform, so that every American has access to affordable and inclusive medical treatment.