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Nollau: A History of Service That Thrives Today »

September 28, 2012

Louis Edward Nollau personified the adage “bloom where you’re planted” even though where he was planted, at the time, looked like a failed ministry opportunity.

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Chaplain Cherishes Heritage of Faith »

April 20, 2012

When Sandra Hutchinson was a young seminary student in Ohio in the early 1970s, she had a choice. While her fiancé was studying to be a United Church of Christ pastor, she had assumed she would become a Methodist pastor.

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Legacy Leaders: An Interview With The Rev. Richard Ellerbrake »

April 1, 2012

In the early days of the often-violent struggle for civil rights in the American South, the Rev. Dr. Richard Ellerbrake wielded a special weapon: marshmallows.

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Health and Human Service Sunday To Be Observed Jan. 29 »

December 20, 2011

The United Church of Christ will observe Health and Human Service Sunday on Jan. 29. The event encourages all settings of the church to recognize worldwide health concerns and the work of health and human service ministries to address those concerns.

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Mission: 1 Meets All Goals »

November 30, 2011

The United Church of Christ’s Mission: 1 initiative set some pretty big goals. On Nov. 1, the church set out to collect one million items of healthy food, write 11,111 letters to Congress concerning hunger, generate $111,111 for hunger-related ministries and another $111,111 towards East Africa famine relief—all in just 11 days.

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UCC Rallies Against Hunger »

September 30, 2011

As the launch of the UCC’s Mission: 1 initiative approaches, members are motivated and mobilized to fight hunger. Beginning Nov. 1, the UCC will bring together all settings of the church for Mission: 1, an 11-day, concentrated effort to stock local food banks and help end the injustice of hunger across the world.

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