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People of faith urged to heed Global Climate Strike

Next Friday, Sept. 20, all three United Church of Christ Conference offices in Southern New England will be closed for business so staffers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island can support the Global Climate Strike. The Conferences, becoming one entity in January with the blessing of General Synod, are among …

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Commentary: The No Ban Act

I made a visit to Senator Portman’s office recently. It was an opportunity to ask him to support HR 2214, known as the No Ban Act. With me on the visit were Peter Makari, Area Coordinator for our mission partners in Europe and the Middle East, and Karen Georgia Thompson, …

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Commentary: Not a Place for Guns

“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil.” (Psalm 23:4, NASB) The tragedy of the 2012 Sandy Hook mass shooting in an elementary school in Connecticut occurred during my first year as a local church pastor in New England. The Sunday following …

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