Required Texts


The texts are to be ordered to be received by the first webinar. All are available from UCC Resources except “On The Heels of Freedom”, which is available on Amazon or through Dr. Tim Downs for $15.00 including shipping. You can find the book in UCC Resources by searching for them by title. 

  • Hollyday, Joyce, C. On the Heels of Freedom: the American Missionary Association’s Bold Campaign to Educate Minds, Open Hearts, and Heal the Soul of a Divid ed Nation
  • Post, Margaret Rowland, History and Program, Revised and Updated
  • Thayer, A. and Jacobsen, D., eds. Christ Creed and Life
  • Walker, Randi, The Evolution of a UCC Style
  • Zikmund, B. ed., Hidden Histories in the United Church, Vols. 1-2 (available online)
  • Web resources to be accessed as assigned.


  • Book of Worship, UCC (Several sample services are available at
  • Living Theological Heritage, Vols. I-VII Ed: Barbara Brown Zikmund(Available on flash drive from UCC Resources for $49.99)