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Thanks to the help and generosity of participants in a United Church of Christ General Synod service project, homeless men, women and children in the Baltimore area will receive a warm perk this winter.
The United Church of Christ, hoping to help entrepreneurs be the change in the world, is now taking applications for a groundbreaking program that will allow participants to build sustainable businesses that counter systemic poverty.
Over the last couple of weeks I have engaged in civil disobedience in the Senate building on Capitol Hill while speaking out in opposition to the proposed revisions to our nation's health care laws.
The UCC was well represented at multifaith march in a Minneapolis neighborhood Thursday evening, where hundreds gathered to pray, mourn and demand justice for the people around the country killed by police, including 40-year old Justine Damond, fatally shot by a Minneapolis officer last weekend.
A 22 year old lesbian from Africa, escaping persecution and brutality at the hands of her father and her husband, was supported by her faith family at a Batavia, N.Y. federal detention center as she faced an immigration judge, who granted her asylum in the United States.