We are committed to:
Rev. T. Michael Rock
"My approach to ministry is to provide a place where everyone
has the resources, inspiration and courage to do their own
"This church [...] declares itself open to all persons,
and affirming of each person without regard to race, sex, color, physical
or mental abilities, sexual orientation or gender identity."
-RUCC O&A Statement
Read our full Open And Affirming
Genesis 1:27, 31 (CEB): God made us as a diverse people
in God's own image, and God celebrated.
God created humanity in God's own image,
in the divine image God created them,
male and female God created them.
God saw everything God had made: it was supremely good.
The United Church of Christ is a denomination of over 5000
congregations. The UCC has many firsts, including
It was June 14th, 1889. Here in a little village forming
around a railroad stop outside of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a group
of settlers chartered a church.
It was based on the Congregational principals brought over by
the Pilgrims. We were the first church in what was then
called Parker's Station--today we know that sleepy village as
First Congregational Church of Robbinsdale is now
Robbinsdaledale United Church of Christ.
We were then, and continue to be a dynamic congregation that
As John Robinson said to the pilgrims in 1620, "I am very
confident the Lord hath more truth and light yet to break forth
from [the] Holy Word."