Week 4 Reading Assignment

**PLEASE PAY CAREFUL ATTENTION TO THE DUE DATES FOR THIS WEEK**

  • Read Thayer, A., and Jacobsen, D., eds. Christ Creeds and Life
  • Read Elizabeth Nordbeck, On Being an Unfinished Church: Reflections on Diversity in the United Church of Christ Today" (embedded below)
  • Read The Big Tent and the Great Paradeby former UCC General Minister and President John Thomas. (embedded below)
  • View “The Statement of Faith: A Testimony not a Test” featuring Rev. Kenneth Makuakane (embedded below)
  • Explore UCC Theology Resources, including but not limited to the following:


Reading on historical backgrounds in the UCC:

UCC Statement of Faith 3 versions


Optional reading:

  • Heidelberg Catechism
  • Schaff: Principle of Protestantism
  • Cambridge Platform
  • Burial Hill Declaration
  • Kansas City Statement of Faith


week 4 - On_Being_Unfinished_Church-2.pdf
week 4 - The Big Tent and the Great Parade - United Church of Christ.pdf
week 4 - shinn-ucc-statement-of-faith.pdf
week 4 - steckel-on-ucc-preamble.pdf