What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • Labor Sunday

    Sunday, September 06, 2015 at 12:00 AM through September 07, 2015
    Everywhere

    The Sunday of Labor Day weekend is Labor Sunday, a day to lift up workers, celebrate their contributions, and support their struggles. It is also a day to lament and commit ourselves to improving jobs so that every worker has wages, benefits, and work hours that allow them to be...

  • Media Violence Fast 2015

    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 08:00 AM through September 21, 2015
    Everywhere

    Join the UCC Office of Communication's Inc. in a “fast” from media violence, scheduled for September 15-21, 2015, in conjunction with International Prayers for Peace Day on September 21. This provides an excellent way for individuals, congregations, youth groups and others to reflect on the pervasiveness of violence in our...

  • Reviving Justice: A Day of Inspiration, Education, and Action for Change

    Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 08:30 AM
    At Plymouth Church UCC in Milwaukee , WI

    Join Plymouth Church, United Church of Christ, Milwaukee, the national UCC Justice & Witness Ministries and partners for Social Justice workshops focused on pressing community issues. Learn tangible ways you can make change from local and national experts. 

    All are welcome!

    Learn more and register now!

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  • Just Peace Sunday

    Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 01:00 AM through September 21, 2015
    Everywhere

    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. Download our prayer, craft and learning resources, and commit to observing...

  • International Day of Prayer for Peace

    Monday, September 21, 2015 at 12:00 AM through September 22, 2015
    Everywhere

    The United Nations first recognized an annual Day of Peace in 1981. It was fixed on September 21 in 2001. In 2004, the World Council of Churches began recognizing September 21 as an International Day of Prayer for Peace. We invite you to observe this day through prayer...

  • Widening the Welcome 2015: Inclusion for All

    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 01:00 PM through September 26, 2015

    Churches usually have a welcome sign outside their building. What we want to demonstrate and encourage is the welcome that is experienced inside the church and as a result, that transformative power will be released into the world. As we read, “practice hospitality,” this conference seeks to build up our...

  • Coming Together in Faith on Climate

    Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 07:30 PM
    At National Cathedral in Washington, DC

    An evening of celebration at Washington National Cathedral supporting Pope Francis's call for action on climate change.

    Join faith leaders at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, on Thursday September 24, from 7:30 to 9:00pm for an evening of celebration, prayer, praise and song to inspire faith and climate leaders...

  • Coming Together Faith Leader Meeting-Building Support for Climate Solutions

    Friday, September 25, 2015 at 08:30 AM
    At Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC

    Join 150 faith and climate leaders at the Washington National Cathedral to share experiences and ideas for building support for climate solutions in our congregations, communities and nation. Will include a livestream viewing of Pope Francis' address to the United Nations General...

  • Neighbors in Need Special Mission Offering

    Sunday, October 04, 2015 at 12:00 AM through October 05, 2015
    Everywhere

    Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the UCC that supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. One-third of NIN funds support the Council for American Indian Ministry(CAIM). Two-thirds of the offering is used by the UCC's Justice and Witness Ministries(JWM) to support a...

  • Speak Out Sunday

    Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM through October 12, 2015
    Everywhere

    We’re calling all congregations across faiths and denominations to dedicate SPEAK OUT SUNDAY to dialogue, teaching, prayer and action around sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) and its prevention. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and while our official date is the second Sunday of the month, we are encouraging congregations to view...