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Hours of contrasting experiences for United Church of Christ clergy involved in an interfaith worship service and peaceful protest in Phoenix on Tuesday evening, with emotions changing from joy and hope to disappointment and grief.

Posted: August 23, 2017, 9:00 pm

When racial hatred and white supremacy tried to show up this weekend in Boston, the ugliness was drowned out by love.

 

Posted: August 22, 2017, 2:36 am

The progressive Protestant leadership in Arizona is uniting behind a call against the evil of white supremacy in advance of President Donald Trump's visit to Phoenix Tuesday evening, as two UCC faith communities and the Southwest Conference organize an assembly of love and justice in response to the president's rally at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Posted: August 21, 2017, 7:23 pm

In an exceptional show of solidarity, theologians and spiritual leaders of the United Church of Christ's seven seminaries and their colleagues are uniting as signatories on this call to action, denouncing "the profound moral evil of white supremacy" and urging all Christians to make concrete change to end the benefit of white privilege. 

Posted: August 21, 2017, 4:28 pm

A national officer of the United Church of Christ — in Charlottesville alongside a faith contingent offering an alternative message to the hate-filled rhetoric of white nationalists — is issuing a call for people of faith to confront white supremacy, to hoist a nation out of its "moral and political crisis."

 

Posted: August 19, 2017, 12:51 am
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