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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.

Our Partners

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Progressive Christians Uniting

Planned Giving

Why include PCU in your will?

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Introducing California Faith Action’s

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

Introducing PCU’s Incoming Executive Director

The PCU Board of Directors has enthusiastically endorsed our search committee’s recommendation that Rev. Timothy Murphy be appointed to succeed Rev. Peter Laarman as our executive director, effective in January.

We celebrate the hard work of Peter over the past 10 years and welcome the fresh generational perspective, energy, and passion for justice that Timothy will bring to our shared work.

Click here for more information.

Thank you to all of those who attended, supported, and helped to make our 2014 annual event a great success. Click here to see photos from the evening.


E-Newsletter Archives

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

Thursday, July 31, 2014

False Equivalencies

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Experiencing Transcendence

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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.

Faithful Call to Address Climate Change

In a global movement, religious communities and people of faith are joining together to call on world leaders to address climate change issues. In the United States we can play our part by signing onto a petition that urges our politicians to take a lead role in helping to craft a moral global framework in preparation for the UN Summit this September in New York City concerning the climate crisis. Sign the petition by clicking here.

September 23: Young Activists Hangout

We will be a hosting a hangout session in the lobby of the Banks-Huntley Building for emerging justice advocates in their 20s and 30s. Drop by on Tuesday, September 23 between 6 and 8 pm. There will be craft beers, snacks, and stimulating conversation.

September 15: Overcoming Denial

PCU is organizing a free forum with SoCal Climate Action Coalition 350 featuring Climatologist and Author George Marshall on the climate change denial phenomena.

The event takes place on Monday, September 15 at First Congregational Church in Pasadena; doors open at 7  PM with informational booths and the presentation begins at 7:30 PM, ending by 9 PM. Click here for more information and to RSVP.

Why Our Brains Ignore Climate Change