United Church of Christ

Grace is a congregation in the United Church of Christ.

United Church of Christ (UCC) “Firsts” (a few)

“UCC firsts” (link to UCC website)

  •  1785: First ordained African American pastor
  •  1846: First integrated anti-slavery society
  •  1853: First woman pastor
  • 1943: The ‘Serenity Prayer’
  • 1972: Ordination of first openly gay minister
  • 1976: First African American leader of an integrated denomination….