The United Church of Christ is a denomination of covenants. As individuals, we are in covenant with one another as a congregation, and our covenants define how we live together as a community. As a congregation, we are in covenant with other bodies of the United Church of Christ to form a denomination, and our covenants define how we work together as the wider church.
Our bylaws define how we work as an organization. They define things like our identity and purpose, what membership means, and what officers and committees we have. You can take a look at them here (.pdf).
Our Community Covenant
Our Community Covenant is a statement about how we intend to live together in community, support each other in ministry, and resolve conflicts. You can read the covenant here (.pdf).
Our Open and Affirming Covenant
Our Open and Affirming Covenant affirms that we are a congregation where you are welcome, no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey. It reads: