What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

    Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 08:00 AM through May 22, 2017

    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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  • Be the Spark for Environmental Justice

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM through May 26, 2017
    At 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...

  • Torture Awareness Month

    Thursday, June 01, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    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...

  • 49 Bells to Remember Pulse

    Monday, June 12, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    A year ago on June 12, 2016 on a Sunday morning many of us awakened to the reality that Latinx Night at Pulse Night Club, an LGBTQ+ community gathering spot... a sanctuary... a safe-haven... in the midst of Pride Celebration, had become the site of...

  • General Synod 2017

    Friday, June 30, 2017 at 06:00 PM through July 04, 2017

    Make Glad! General Synod 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...

  • Labor Sunday

    Sunday, September 03, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    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...

  • Just Peace Sunday

    Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 01:00 AM through September 18, 2017

    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...

  • Access Sunday & Disabilities Awareness Week

    Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 14, 2017

    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...

  • World AIDS Day

    Friday, December 01, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    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...

  • Human Trafficking Awareness Day

    Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 01:00 AM through January 12, 2018

    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...