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Love of creation leads Wisconsin Conference to 'go solar'

The Wisconsin Conference United Church of Christ (WCUCC) is making a major investment in creation care, with the installation of a large solar panel array on the roof of the Trost Center, the Conference office headquarters in DeForest, Wisc. The project, proposed by the Conference’s Creation Care Team, endorsed by …

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Commentary: Saving Democracy

Shortly after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989, political scientist and author Dr. Francis Fukuyama wrote the book The End of History and the Last Man. In it he argued that liberal democracy represented the final stage in sociopolitical evolution. He was wrong. Democratic institutions worldwide are in …

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Minnesota church's Empty Bowls to feed hungry souls

A Minnesota congregation is creating or collecting scores of handmade pottery bowls to help fight hunger in their community. The Empty Bowls project at New Journey UCC, Hutchinson, Minn. will bring people together to use those finished bowls during simple meal of soup and bread on Saturday, January 26. Love …

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Traci Blackmon: If these walls could talk

The Rev. Traci Blackmon, Associate General Minister of Justice and Local Church Ministries United Church of Christ, marks the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by calling for the building of bridges, not walls — indicating there is no wall strong enough, high enough or entrenched enough to stop those …

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