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There's less than a week left to take advantage of early bird pricing for the Florida UCC Women 90th Annual Conference. Register here by April 1 to save $15. Don't delay; register today!

UCC leaders celebrate blocked travel ban
Hope trumps fear as President Donald Trump's rewritten refugee ban slated to take effect Thursday, March 16, was blocked, stopped by a federal restraining order that contends religious discrimination. "The fearmongering directed at refugees is baseless. They are not a threat to our national security," said the Rev. Jim Moos, a national officer of the United Church of Christ and Wider Church Ministries Executive Minister. ... Read more ...
Farmworkers protest culminates in Tampa March 29
From March 16-29, members of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and their allies will embark on the longest protest action in the last 10 years of the Campaign for Fair Food, joining thousands of consumers in mobilizing for the national Wendy's Boycott. The Return to Human Rights Tour will travel to the heart of Wendy's territory for a major action in Columbus, Ohio, on March 26, and will end the following week with a massive vigil in Tampa — stopping in nearly a dozen cities over the 13-day journey, including Atlanta, Chicago, Minneapolis ... Read more

The UCC stands with Standing Rock
As Standing Rock Chairman Dave Archambault II has declared, the struggle to be waged now is with Congress and the current administration. In nullifying an environmental impact study in the midst of a public comment period, the new administration has displayed its disregard for democratic processes. It is now time to march in the streets and in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. -> Read more Join the struggle ->

UCC seeks help from churches to replenish CWS storm supplies
In preparation for this year's heavy storm season, United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries is turning to church congregations to help overcome a shortage of much-needed cleanup buckets, stocked with essential supplies that are used after a natural disaster strikes. UCC Disaster Ministries is offering congregations matching grants of up to $250 as an incentive to assemble Church World Service kits — in particular, the CWS Emergency Cleanup Buckets in short supply. -> Read more ->

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