The Early Church
All Christians are related in faith to Judaism and are faith descendants of the
first apostles of Jesus who roamed the world with the good news of God's love
Our Reformation Roots
In 1517, the German monk, university teacher, and preacher, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses of protest against certain doctrines and practices (such as the sale
of indulgences) of the Roman Church to the door of the Wittenberg cathedral.
United Church of Christ
On Tuesday, June 25,1957, at Cleveland, Ohio, the Evangelical and Reformed
Church, 23 years old, passionate in its impulse to unity, committed to "liberty
of conscience inherent in the Gospel," and the Congregational Christian Churches, 26 years old, a fellowship of biblical people under a mutual covenant for responsible freedom in Christ, joined together as the United Church of Christ.