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Jul 08, 2014, 06:00 ET

New survey shows Canadians continue to believe in God but many are indifferent toward organized religion

Less than half of Canadians believe organized religion is good for society.  TORONTO, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - The United Church Observer (The...

Jun 30, 2014, 12:03 ET

United Church of Christ Comments On SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision

Earlier this morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled against Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, saying, "closely held corporations cannot...

Jun 27, 2014, 12:02 ET

United Church of Christ Becomes First Religious Denomination to Sponsor the Gay Games

 The United Church of Christ has announced that it will be the first religious denomination to be a major sponsor of the Gay Games when the...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:58 ET

Old St. Pat's 30th World's Largest Block Party Rockin' This Weekend In Chicago

 Leading a renaissance in Chicago's West Loop, tens of thousands of people each year have gathered at Old St. Pat's listening to great music...

Jun 18, 2014, 14:20 ET

United Church of Christ Applauds U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Decision to Cancel Washington NFL Team Trademark

The United Church of Christ applauds the decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the Washington Redskins trademark...

Jun 17, 2014, 19:45 ET
The Kirk Singers 2013 Tour (PRNewsFoto/First Presbyterian Church of FL)

First Presbyterian Church's Kirk Singers High School Choir Tour for the 51st Consecutive Year

 First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale's Kirk Singers (High School Choir) has a 51-year history of sharing its talents with people...

Jun 16, 2014, 14:17 ET

NBCI and TrustEgg Announce Partnership

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African...

Jun 16, 2014, 10:02 ET

North Carolina Church Leaders and Clergy Deliver Nearly 30,000 Signed Petitions Against North Carolina's Discriminatory Marriage Laws

 On what is being termed "Marriage Monday," North Carolina church leaders and clergy delivered two petitions to the office of State Attorney...

Jun 14, 2014, 15:30 ET

United Church of Christ Central Atlantic Conference Passes Resolution Calling for Washington Football Team Name Change and Calls for Member Boycott

 The Central Atlantic Conference of the United Church of Christ passed a resolution at its annual meeting Saturday, June 14, pressuring the...

Jun 11, 2014, 15:38 ET

Momentum builds for world's first LGBT-led sport, recreation and community hub in Toronto

Toronto City Council calls on the Government of Canada to support public-private development TORONTO, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - As Toronto...

Jun 10, 2014, 20:50 ET
2014-2015 Scholarship Recipients (from left to right: Parker Novakovic, Nic Merchant, Leslie Novakovic). (PRNewsFoto/First Presbyterian Church...)

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Awards $118,000 in Scholarships to Help 68 Students Attend College

 Continuing a tradition that began in the 1930s, First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale has awarded $118,000 in college scholarships to...

Jun 09, 2014, 18:40 ET
"Wired" Summer Sermon Series at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale (PRNewsFoto/First Presbyterian Church)

First Presbyterian Church's "Wired" Summer Sermon Series Focuses On The Need For Community

 Open to people of all faiths, the 2014 Summer Sermon Series, "Wired: Understanding Our Circuits," conducted by Rev. Dr. Russ Ritchel, Jr.,...

Jun 05, 2014, 13:14 ET
Church's Chicken awards 50 high school seniors $1,000 each towards their college education as part of the Church's Scholars Program. (PRNewsFoto/Church's Chicken)

Church's Chicken® Awards $50,000 In Scholarships To Texas Students

 Church's Partners Foundation Inc., the public charitable foundation for the Church's Chicken® brand recently awarded 50 Texas high school...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:28 ET

United Church of Christ Lawsuit Adds Plaintiffs, While Defendants Seek Motion for Stay in Case

 As continued evidence that all people of faith have a shared interest in the protection of the First Amendment right to religious freedom,...

Jun 03, 2014, 10:00 ET

American Idol Winner & Biggest Loser Contestant Ruben Studdard to Speak at FBCG's 21st Annual Health Expo

WHAT:      Ruben Studdard will kick-off the 21st annual health expo sponsored by the Health Ministry of First...

Jun 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

First Baptist Church Of Glenarden To Hold Voter Education Forum

With campuses in Landover (District 24) and Upper Marlboro (District 23B), First Baptist Church of Glenarden is hosting a voter education forum...

May 30, 2014, 10:31 ET

Memorial Day Celebration Honored Military Heroes Past and Volunteer Heroes Present

On Memorial Day May 26, the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization hosted its second annual Volunteer Recognition Awards Event at the Fort...

May 30, 2014, 08:30 ET
"Breaking Bad" Theology (PRNewsFoto/The Message Church)

The Message Church Launches Series Based on AMC TV Show "Breaking Bad" to Help People Avoid Becoming Real-Life "Walter Whites"

Vince Gilligan almost didn't create the series Breaking Bad because it was such an "odd, dark story." Why it became a hit show is...

May 22, 2014, 12:52 ET

Tickets On Sale Today For Old St. Pat's 30th World's Largest Block Party

Guster, G Love & Special Sauce, The Mowgli's & Third Eye Blind Alternative Rock, Hip Hop & Rock & Roll  For three...

May 15, 2014, 18:14 ET

Attorney General of North Carolina Describes United Church of Christ Lawsuit as Complex and Significant

Defendants in the case, General Synod of the United Church of Christ v. Cooper, filed motions for a 30-day extension of time to respond to the...

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