• This Sunday and This Week at UCG

    This Sunday, January 21, the Rev. Dr. Powell Jackson will be our guest preacher for both services, will lead a seminar between the services on the subject of “Anti-racism Work by the Congregation: Struggles and Opportunities for Doing Justice in Our Time.” She will also be meeting with the leaders

  • A Prayer for the New Year by Bishop George A. Appleton

    Give me a candle of the spirit, O God as I go down into the deep of my own being. Show me the hidden things. Take me down to the spring of my life, and tell me my nature and my name. Give me freedom to grow so that I

  • A Prayer for the New Year by Bishop George A. Appleton

    Give me a candle of the spirit, O God as I go down into the deep of my own being Show me the hidden things. Take me down to the spring of my life, and tell me my nature and my name. Give me freedom to grow so that I

  • A Prayer for the New Year by Bishop George A Appleton

    Give me a candle of the spirit, O God as I go down into the deep of my own being Show me the hidden things. Take me down to the spring of my life, and tell me my nature and my name. Give me freedom to grow so that I

  • Advent Contemplative Prayer

    Tuesdays, December 5, 12, and 19, 6:00-7:00 PM. All are invited to attend Advent Contemplative Prayer—an opportunity to gather in the quiet of the candlelit Sanctuary for readings, silence, prayer, and small group discussion. Join us in the midst of this busy season to create space for the Advent journey

  • Family Promise Week

    It’s Family Promise Week nationally from October 22-28th. A time when we say thank you to all the congregations and clubs that have been part of our program over the last year.    Family Promise of Gainesville is one of 206 programs across the country uniting the faith community to help

  • UCG Response to White Supremacist, Richard Spencer

    Dear UCG Family, As you are aware, our community soon will be undergoing a significant challenge with the October 19 visit of white supremacist, Richard Spencer. Along with other community partners, religious leaders, and law enforcement, we join in faith and in the determination that hate speech and violent action

  • Hurricane Donations for Puerto Rico & Dominica

    Below is information from UF about how you can help Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Dear UF Community, Thank you so much for all your donations so far. We have received word from the Coalition of Immokalee workers that they have had an overwhelming amount of support

  • How to Help after Hurricane Harvey

    From Rev. Alan Coe, UCC Florida Conference Disaster Response Coordinator We watch from our homes and ask the question, “How can I help?” The easiest and best answer for churches in the Florida Conference is to give monetarily through the denomination. The link for Hurricane Harvey donations is here, and

  • A Just World for All

    In response to the violent clashes between white supremacists and counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., that left a woman dead and 19 injured, the national leadership of the United Church of Christ issued this Pastoral Letter: Dear Members, Friends, Clergy, and Leaders of and within the United Church of Christ,

  • Day-to-Day Joy

    Small joys appear in our pathways daily. Sometimes they are in the form of surprise appearances of beautiful birds or the laughter-producing antics of a child. Sometimes a friend sends new music to us and says, “Check it out! I love this song!” Sometimes there is a warm flood of