On January 20, 2013, the youth of CUCC honored Santi Matthews for her dedicated service as Youth Leader for many years. The occasion was Santi’s 50th birthday, and after the service a reception was held in Santi’s honor in the fellowship hall.
On January 20, 2013, Rev. Curtis Gatewood of the North Carolina NAACP was invited to speak in conjunction with the MLK Holiday celebrations of that weekend. Rev. Gatewood is the coordinator for the HKonJ initiative, an economic justice campaign sponsored by the NAACP. Rev. Gatewood’s sermon is 28 minutes long and was filmed by Lavon Page in the CUCC sanctuary.
On January 8, 2013, Lavon Page sat down with Cy King in Cy’s apartment, and Cy talked for two hours about his memories of the period from the late 1940s until 1970 in Raleigh’s United Church, the forerunner of Community UCC. The dialog has been edited, and split into three segments totaling about 1 hour and 15 minutes.