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Cedar Rapids

2015 Annual Gathering Report from the Executive Associate Conference Minister

Posted by admin on May 13, 2015 · Leave a Comment<p>Keith Clark, Executive Associate Conference Minister (and Iris)<p>I look forward to see you all once …

Chapman University

RHF Matching Funds for Nepal Earthquakes Disaster Relief

Posted by Stella Perez on May 28, 2015 · Leave a Comment<p>On April 25th a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal causing significant damage and …

Mount Everest

Commentary: Charleston violence, unspeakable grief

Dear Sisters and Brothers:<p>My heart experienced the unimaginable late last night as the sun began to set in some places, and before the moon could …

Charleston Church Shooting

UCC environmental leaders laud Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change

In what United Church of Christ environmental activists are lauding "a milestone moment," Pope Francis stressed an urgency for protecting Planet …

Clean Technology

My journey from poverty to being a model farmer

Shecuddles a hen as if it were a child. She tenderly examines the injuries around the hen’s eyes and neck before setting it free. The way she …

Farming

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Trump: 'Nothing has changed on North Korea that we know of'<p>A missed flight leads to charges for one passenger<p>Dashcam video captures tornado touching …

European Union

Six Tiny Island Countries to Sue Big Oil for Disrupting the Climate

Port Vila, Vanuatu - On Monday, June 8, 2015, members of the G7, the world's seven largest countries, met in Germany where an historic promise was …

Climate Change

Toronto releases 20-year poverty-busting plan

“What’s new is that we will have an absolute commitment from all members of council that this is the direction in which all of our departments, …

Q&A: What's at stake in Supreme Court gay marriage case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two years ago, the Supreme Court struck down part of the federal anti-gay marriage law that denied a range of government …

LGBTQI

Wired for kindness: Science shows we prefer compassion, and our capacity grows with practice

A three-month old infant sits propped up in her mother’s lap, entranced by a puppet show. A small dog tries to lift a heavy bag, and a kind teddy bear helps. Then, as the dog struggles once again to lift the bag, a mean bunny grabs it away.<p>After the puppet show, the infant is shown both the teddy …

Mindfulness

Stonewall Inn, Gay-Rights Protest Site, Made NYC Landmark

The Stonewall Inn, the site of the riots 46 years ago that sparked the modern gay-rights movement, became a New York City landmark Tuesday.<p>The vote …

Dear Church -- An open letter from a young adult who’s about to give up on you.

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Experiencing Transcendence from Below

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Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Resistance

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Pluralism Sunday

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Olek Covers a Homeless Shelter in New Delhi With Crocheted Yarn to Highlight the Issue of Poverty

To help raise the profile of a homeless shelter in New Delhi, artist Olek (previously) and a team of local volunteers recently covered the structure …

What Do Americans Think Should Be Done About Inequality?

A new online survey of some 10,000 Americans’ reaction to growing income inequality offers novel insight into public perceptions of inequality and …

Economics

Making sure 'motel kids' don't go hungry

CNN Hero: Bruno Serato<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Chef Bruno Serato serves up free pasta to hungry children in Orange County, California<br>• Many of the children live in motels because their families can't afford apartments<br>• Serato's service was inspired by his Italian mother: "Her whole life was to feed kids"<br>• Do you …

American Civil Rights Leader Dr. Julian Bond Expresses Outrage at Anti-LGBT Bill in Arkansas

<i>Bond speaks out following HRC news conference in Little Rock</i><p>Today, Dr. Julian Bond, a major leader in the American civil rights movement, expressed …

Rights & Freedoms

Robert Reich or Thomas Piketty: How to End Income Inequality

Unlike climate change, where some insist that there is no scientific agreement that comes as the result of literally 100 years of observation, there is growing, if grudging, agreement that income and wealth inequality is a problem. On the business front, we’ve gone from the Economist wondering if …

Income Inequality