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Our Mission:

Progressive Christians Uniting engages people and communities to embody Jesus’ way of compassion and justice for our world.

Our Mission & Values

Our Vision:

As Progressive Christians Uniting fulfills its mission, individuals and communities grow more deeply in faith, find strength in one another, and build the prophetic movement for social transformation.

Conscientious Projector: 
Films with Principle and Progressive Discussion

Conscientious Projector offers free screenings of socially conscious films in Claremont and Pasadena. Claremont is presented by PCU’s Pomona Valley chapter. Pasadena’s series is presented by the Sustainable World Ministry at All Saints Church. Click here for upcoming screenings.

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Planned Giving

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Justice Not Jails is a multiyear campaign designed to aggregate and enhance the faith community’s involvement in working against racialized mass incarceration in California.

We invite you to visit the website at www.justicenotjails.org


E-Newsletter Archives

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Teetotalers for Marijuana

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Voting Dukakis

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Fossil Fuel Abolition

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Stuffing Our Lives

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Endorsing CA Propositions

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Following the Planetary Gospel

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Story-sharing/Marching for Justice

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Being Clear on Your Values

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Conversation: Transforming Church

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Take My Blood

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Indecent Cycling as Spiritual Praxis

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Father Johnny Cashgrab

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Hands Up, Don’t Shoot

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Manufacturing Gender Roles

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PCU’s New Mission Statement

Our Board of Directors met for a day-long retreat and came out with an exciting revamp of our Mission Statement: Progressive Christians Uniting engages people and communities to embody Jesus’ way of compassion and justice for our world.

Thank you to everybody who attended the George Marshall presentation at First Congregational Church Pasadena. We had a large, lively and engaged group. Check back soon to view photos from the event.

Spirited Justice Advocates Hangout

Thank you to everybody who made it to our Sept. 23 event for emerging activists in the LA region. We had a lovely evening with good conversation and were able to learn useful details about hopes we have for our world and ways faith communities (and nonprofits) can respond.

Dr. James Carroll

PCU's Pomona Valley Chapter will once again feature a series of lectures in spring 2015 as part of the Agenda for a Prophetic Faith program. But you won't have to wait until then to see a dynamic speaker because on Sunday, November 23 there will be a pre-series lecture kickoff at Claremont Presbyterian Church. The Boston Globe's James Carroll will present on "From Bonhoeffer to Pope Francis: An Urgent Re-Imagining of Christ." Tickets are $15 at the door, or you can purchase them online and view more information here.

Solidarity on Climate Change

September 20 was LA' solidarity march for stopping climate change along with hundreds of others marches around the country and world. While there were over 310,000 in NYC, there were at least a few thousand scattered along a two-mile stretch of our Wilshire Boulevard. Thanks to those who came!

Turn The Page For Justice

Introducing the Deeper Love project, developed by PCU Board Member and Chair of the Reflection Committee Jim Burklo. Within Deeper Love  you will find a wealth of resources to assist congregations to embody Jesus’ way of compassion and justice in our world. Click here to get started.

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Thank you to all who were able to attend Justice Not Jail’s signature event at Holman United Methodist Church on Saturday, October 25. To see a live stream from the event and learn more about Justice Not Jails, click here.

Prop. 47 passed with approximately 58% of the vote among Californians. This is a major victory for proponents of criminal justice reform. We will need to remain vigilant to ensure that it is implemented equitably, and there will be many opportunities to do so. But for now, it's worth celebrating good news for unjustly incarcerated persons and their communities!

Proposition 47 Passes!