Foothills Congregational Church in Los Altos -- Affiliated with The Center for Progressive Christianity -- United Church of Christ
Los Altos, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Cupertino, Sunnyvale and Surrounding Communities
Our Denomination - United Church of Christ
Foothills Congregational Church is a member of the United Church of Christ, a progressive denomination with a long history dating
back to the Pilgrims.
In 1957, The Evangelical and Reform Church and Congregational Christian Churches joined together
to form the United Church of Christ (UCC).
The UCC has a proud history of being a progressive Christian church, such as taking an early stand against slavery in 1700.
To learn more about the history of the United Church of Christ (UCC), see UCC history.
The United Church of Christ practices
"congregational polity" which means that major decisions are made by individual churches rather than by higher authorities in the
church. To learn more about congregational polity, see congregationalism.