JUSTICE AND WITNESS MINISTRIES

Vermont Conference in action

A few issues where our churches are active include: climate change, a moral economy, prison justice, equal rights for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and sexual identities. Many of our congregations have relationships with churches and people in many places around the world. Churches offer community suppers to support building relationships, run food shelves, feeding programs and other projects to alleviate food insecurity.  These are just few of the ways we seek justice because we follow Jesus the Christ.


Christians in the Vermont Conference  oppose the Dobbs decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe vs. Wade

Read the statement here


Vermont Conference Clergy Respond to Anti-LGBTQ+ Violence

In response to recent anti-LGBTQ+ acts in Vermont, clergy of the Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ are speaking out in support of the LGBTQ+ community.  

Black Lives Matter: Racism and the Church

The Vermont Conference of the United Church of Christ (UCC) has issued a statement regarding the murder of George Floyd, the white supremacy that underlies it and a lamentation of our silence in the face of systemic racism and its consequences for people of color. This statement is signed by the staff of the Vermont Conference, UCC as well as scores of UCC ministers living and serving in Vermont.