Telling Our Stories

Hearing the Call: The Cultural and Spiritual Journey of Rosemary McCombs Maxey


In this documentary video, Craig Womack and Steve Bransford explore the continuance of the Creek language, spoken by tribal people in Oklahoma and Florida, by focusing on the life of the Creek community leader, feminist, and activist, Rosemary McCombs Maxey. A reflective essay by Womack on the challenges and opportunities facing Creek language speakers accompanies the video. (full length; 45 mins.)


Rev. Michael Vollbrecht tells his story of how he came to the United Church of Christ.



Rev. Don Miller shares his story of a youth group overcoming racial boundaries in a Okmulgee, Oklahoma swimming pool in 1970.

From Local to Global

Bryan Stephenson: There's a Direct Line From Lynching to George Floyd


Barack Obama addressed the United Church of Christ's General Synod 26 in Hartford, CT on June 23, 2007.


Bill Moyers was a keynote speaker at General Synod 26.


Actress Lynn Redgrave addressing General Synod 26.


Marian Wright Edelman addressing General Synod 26.


Walter Brueggeman addressing General Synod 26.


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