What's Happening in the UCC
Earth Day SundayApril 27, 2014
Earth day is an opportunity to reflect on the wonders of God's Creation. With a little planning and a lot of passion you can do much to have an Earth day you'll remember for years to come. You can use any of these ideas to get your congregation fired up about caring for God's creation.
Immigrant Rights SundayMay 4, 2014
The first Sunday in May, May 4th, has been designated Immigrant Rights Sunday within the United Church of Christ. This is a great opportunity for congregations to lift up immigrants, to learn about their concerns, honor their contributions to our country and communities, hear their pain, pray for their well-being, and listen to hear where God is leading us regarding issues of immigration.
Environmental Justice Training - MinnesotaMay 14, 2014 - May 16, 2014
How can people of faith work for environmental justice for all? Join us for a training workshop, May 14-16, at Pilgrim Point Camps and Retreats Center in Minnesota to learn about this pressing issue.
Mental Health SundayMay 18, 2014
The United Church of Christ Mental Health Network invites you to highlight mental health on the third Sunday in May. Mental Health Sunday is a way for your congregation to begin or to continue to provide education and support to your members around mental health challenges.
Faith Forward 2014 ConferenceMay 19, 2014 - March 22, 2014
Thinking of attending a children's and youth ministry conference? If so, consider attending Faith Forward's annual conference in May, 2014. It won't be your average children and youth ministry conference because, as many of you know, a new kind of Christianity is taking shape across the globe, and Faith Forward wants to engage it in ways that are innovative, forward-thinking, honest and yet faithful to our traditions as well as our contemporary contexts.
Torture Awareness MonthJune 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014
June is Torture Awareness Month, a time when people of faith come together to oppose any use of torture as a violation of the human rights of all God’s people. The 2014 theme is “Exposing the Truth of U.S. Torture: Restoring Human Dignity”.
The Mid Atlantic Regional Youth EventJuly 9, 2014 - July 13, 2014
The Mid-Atlantic Regional Youth Event is held every four years. The event is July 9-13, 2014. It will be held at Susquehanna University and will include speakers, workshops, high-energy worship, a dance, a concert, an afternoon carnival, and recreation time. Our theme centers upon how we each have a place in God's family and valuing the ways that our many diverse gifts and personalities combine to form a distinct and beautiful whole. It is a chance to make new friends and bond in your love for God.
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