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Digging into the UCC Congregation Count

Digging into the UCC Congregation Count

This year, the United Church of Christ is comprised of nearly 5,000 congregations. Looking back over the past six years (2012 – 2017) the number of congregations has declined by 238. However, just looking at the net loss doesn’t tell the whole story of what’s happening with congregations in the UCC.

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Measuring the End of Poverty

Measuring the End of Poverty

Working together from many points of entry, we can pursue Christ’s most urgent priority.  Thanks to the United Nations, we have clarity on the scope of the problem. We can shape our strategies to fit our capacities to act.  We can target the work we want to do, and know how we are performing toward goal. We can measure the end of poverty.

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Bringing on the Future: Letting Go to Let Come

Bringing on the Future: Letting Go to Let Come

We are not good at letting go or making changes in our lives and in the church.  “We’ve always done it this way” is often the unspoken words beneath our liturgies, activities and visions. Truth is, however, that capacity for adaptive change plays a decisive role for churches today.

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The Green Denomination?

The Green Denomination?

Studies show that Christians aren't particularly interested about environment care, but one study shows that members of the United Church of Christ are actually even more concerned than ever before.

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What's Your Legacy?

What's Your Legacy?

A legacy, rather than being something we leave behind when we die, is something we create while we are living. All of us are building our legacy each day we live. 

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