UCC Divests from Fossil Fuels

At the end of June, the United Church of Christ gathered in California for its General Synod.  There were worship services, conversations, and demonstrations, , but the biggest news is that we adopted a resolution to divest from fossil fuel companies.  Read more here.  We can thank our local Massachusetts Conference, and especially our leader, Rev. Jim Antal, for making this possible.

In other General Synod news, a local young clergyman celebrated the return of marriage equality to California by marrying his sweetheart in a flashmob!  Read more here or watch the video.

We’re part of a courageous and joyful denomination!