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News for 02.07.17
 

The need to embrace a diversity of causes, including environmental justice

Here is the link to Sr. Pastor Rev. Linda Noonan's Op-ed piece in NPR's Newsworks
 
News for 02.07.17
 

Why I marched

Thoughts from Sr. Pastor Rev. Linda Noonan on "Why I Marched"
 
News for 10.13.15
 

Soundtracks & Playlists: A Spirituality of Music in Our Lives

Mix Tapes, Soundtracks & Playlists: A Spirituality of Music in Our Lives - Is there a song that captures a certain feeling in your life - one that you turn to in moments of joy, sadness, anticipation or remembering?  Music is a powerful thing, and many of us have personal playlists for particular moments in our lives.  Join us for a musical faith ...
 
News for 08.25.14
 

CHUC Volunteers monitor water quality in Wissahickon watershed

Church members Doug and Wendy McClureare also active in taking care of our local watershed.  To see what they've been into, please see the article over at philly.com
 
News for 04.15.14
 

The Gospel of Jesus' Wife Enters the Limelight

Pastor Hal Taussig was recently featured in Time.com's Religion section regarding his opinion of the the Gospel of Jesus Wife.
To read his whole synopsis please read the full post The Gospel of Jesus' Wife Enters the Limelight.
 
News for 02.13.14
 

The Gospel According to Mary

Pastor Hal Taussig was recently featured in the New York Times Opinion Pages discussing his book A New New Testament. See the full post here: The Gospel According to Mary
 
News for 05.20.13
 

Pastor Taussig Blogs on the Huffington Post

Pastor Hal Taussig recently blogged for the Huffington Post: Religion section on his recently published book, A New New Testament.  See the full post and slideshow here:
It's Time for a New New ...
 
News for 04.17.13
 

Religious groups to demonstrate for a living wage

Religious groups to demonstrate for a living wage
Chestnut Hill United joined other Philadelphia-area churches this month to demonstrate for a living wage for Philadelphia International Airport employees,
Read the full article in the Chestnut Hill ...
 
News for 04.11.13
 

New Testament Seminar at CHUC

CHUC recently hosted the Jesus Seminar on the Road, a two-day even where prominent New Testament scholarly addressed the topic of "Jesus in the FIrst and Twenty-first Centuries."
Read the full article in the Chestnut Hill ...
 
News for 03.28.13
 

Scholars piece together a 'new' New Testament

Pastor Taussigs new volume, A New New Testament, received more coverage this week from the Religion News Service, Huffington Post, The Washington Post and ...
 
News for 03.05.13
 

Co-Pastor Hal Taussig featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Co-Pastor Hal Taussig featured in Philadelphia Inquirer
Hal's new book, A New New Testament, was recently profiled in the Philadelphia Inquirer:
New Testament Spark

A pastor's new book may anger some. He hopes it also illuminates.
Read the full article in the Philly Inquirer. The Inquirer also has a book review of A New New ...
 
News for 02.17.13
 

CHUC Youth Quoted at Climate Change Rally

CHUC Youth Quoted at Climate Change Rally
Several members of our youth group were quoted in this Philadelphia Inquirer article covering the recent climate change rally in Washington D.C.  The youth were part of more than 500 people who traveled to D.C. from Southeast Pennsylvania to participate in the 20,000+ person rally protesting the Keystone XL pipeline.
Joy Bergey, the organizer of ...
 
News for 11.27.12
 

Benefit Performance of 3 Divas 3 at CHUC

Our own member and lay leader Karen L. Smith has arranged a benefit preview of her new play, 3 Divas 3 at CHUC.  Read the full article in the Chestnut Hill Local.
 
News for 08.28.12
 

CHUC Participates in Vigil Against Gun Violence

CHUC participated in Neighborhood Partners Against Gun Violence's vigil in Mt. Airy recently.  Co-Pastor Linda Noonan was inspired by the number of people and remarked, "They were putting their faith on their feet and standing together with neighbors and families who are losing loved ones.” Read the full article in the Chestnut Hill ...
 
News for 06.08.11
 

Co-Pastor Linda Noonan's op-ed published on Philly workplace bill

Co-Pastor Linda Noonan recently had a Commentary published in the Chestnut Hill Local urging Philadelphia City Council to pass the Promoting Healthy Families and Workplaces Act. Read the full op-ed here.
 
News for 04.07.11
 

Pastor Noonan quoted at anti-gun protest

Pastor Noonan quoted at anti-gun protest
Co-Pastor Linda Noonan and other Philadelphia interfaith leaders protested at Delia's Gun Shop with the Neighborhood Partners to End Gun Violence.  Pastor Noonan was quoted, "...Even if we don’t live in the line of fire, we can put our bodies on the line."  Read the full article in the Chestnut Hill ...
 
News for 04.23.10
 

Our Dual Affiliation Covered in Philadelphia Gay News

Our decision to dual-affiliate with the United Church of Christ as well as the United Methodist Church was covered in a recent Philadelphia Gay News article.  PGN called our decision "one of several steps the Chestnut Hill congregation has pursued in recent years to open its doors even wider to the LGBT ...