Special Missions Offering: Fall 2021

 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you."   John 15:12

UCC Neighbors in Need




Watch the video here


Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the United Church of Christ that supports ministries of justice and compassion in the United States.


In 2021, Neighbors in Need “Unfailing Love” offering is focused on supporting organizations and projects that are serving homeless and immigrant neighbors or communities, and the Council for American Indian Ministry 


The Council for American Indian Ministry (CAIM) is the voice for American Indian people in the UCC. CAIM provides Christian ministry and witness to American Indians and to the wider church. 


Today there are 20 UCC congregations on reservations and one urban, multi-tribal UCC congregation in Minneapolis, Minnesota. CAIM supports these local churches and their pastors. In addition, CAIM strives to be a resource for more than 1,000 individuals from dozens of other tribes and nations who are members of other UCC congregations and to strengthen their participation in the life of the church. 

Project Homeless Connect

Watch Executive Director Kim Marshall here


Project Homeless Connect oversees multiple severe weather and emergency shelters, has a team of street outreach workers to engage with those that are unsheltered,  and operates a day center all in addition to their one-day events.


Our Day Center serves a diverse group of guests by providing a safe space during the day. By providing access to computers, charging stations, laundry, showers, and food we can connect with guests and build trust and relationships which allows us to assist with critical resources they may otherwise not have access to. We believe that walking alongside our guests while helping them become self-sufficient is key to our success and their success.

Lutheran Community Services - Refugee and Immigrant Services


Learn more here

Update on Resettling Afghan Refugees here


For over 40 years, our Multicultural Community Services (MCS) have partnered with communities throughout the Northwest to help more than 40,000 refugees feel at home.


We help refugees secure homes and jobs, learn English, navigate educational and public systems, and build fulfilling connections. Refugees built America, and we honor and help them continue that tradition.


We offer services without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, religious belief, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ability, military or veteran status, source of income or political affiliation.