Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 08:00 AM through May 22, 2017Everywhere
On May 21st, the World Council of Churches is requesting our participation in a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine. In addition, an appeal has been issued to provide urgent support to people suffering across East Africa.
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM through May 26, 2017At Pilgrim Point Camps & Retreats in Alexandria, MN
How can we take on the urgent challenges of environmental justice in our time and place? Using stories, the arts, video, and hands-on learning opportunities, this workshop will equip participants to mobilize their communities around local and global issues of environmental justice. Materials center on...
Thursday, June 01, 2017 at 08:00 AMEverywhere
Every June, human rights and faith organizations join together to mark Torture Awareness Month because on June 26, 1987, the nations of the world took a major step against the immoral and abhorrent practice of torture. On that day, the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment...
Monday, June 12, 2017 at 12:00 PMEverywhere
Friday, June 30, 2017 at 06:00 PM through July 04, 2017
Every two years, General Synod brings together thousands of faithful members of the United Church of Christ for formal church witness, inspirational worship, and fellowship with friends (new and old).
In June 2017, thousands from across the country (and abroad) will gather...
Sunday, September 03, 2017 at 08:00 AMEverywhere
The Sunday of Labor Day weekend (September 3) is Labor Sunday, a day to lift up workers and celebrate their contributions. It is also a day to commit ourselves to improving jobs and our economy so that all workers have wages, benefits, and work...
Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 01:00 AM through September 18, 2017Everywhere
The Thirtieth General Synod called on the congregations of the United Church of Christ to mark the Sunday preceding September 21 (which the United Nation recognizes as the International Day of Prayer for Peace) as Just Peace Sunday. Stay tuned for new resources and check out our prayer, craft...
Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 14, 2017Everywhere
Each year, the second Sunday of October is designated on the UCC church calendar as Access Sunday. It is an occasion when all the UCC will join together in celebrating the gifts of persons with disabilities and the strides that the church has made in being more whole through being...
Friday, December 01, 2017 at 08:00 AMEverywhere
World AIDS Day is an important occasion for building awareness and stepping-up our responses to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in our own communities and around the world. Yes, there have been significant medical advances and more people are on treatment than ever before. Still, the scale of response is not meeting the need...
Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 01:00 AM through January 12, 2018Everywhere
January 11 is Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the United States – a day to bring awareness to the world-wide crisis also known as modern day slavery. The 29th General Synod officially recognized the date and called on UCC congregations to be part of the education and advocacy efforts...
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