What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • Access Sunday & Disabilities Awareness Week

    Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 12:00 AM through October 17, 2015

    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...

  • Churches Week on Action on Food

    Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 08:00 AM through October 18, 2015

    The global Churches Week of Action on Food (October 11-18) is an opportunity for Christians and others around the world to act together for food justice and food sovereignty. It is a special time to raise awareness about farming approaches that help individuals and communities develop resiliency and combat poverty....

  • The 2015 Everett C. Parker Lecture

    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 08:00 AM
    At First Congregational Church in Washington, DC

    The Everett C. Parker Lecture has been a tradition in media justice for over 30 years. The lecture and awards ceremony is sponsored by the Office of Communication, Inc. (OC, Inc.) of the United Church of Christ.

    The Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture was created in 1982...

  • Can There Be a Just Peace Approach to Ending the War on Women? (Webinar)

    Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 03:00 PM

    Why have peace theologies been so absent in helping to address, prevent and end the rampant global violence against women?  Why have Just War theories even been complicit in justifying violence, including violence against women?
    In this Webinar, Dr. Thistlethwaite will introduce these topics from her new book, Women's Bodies...

  • Pathways to Hope for Moral Injury and Other Invisible Wounds

    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 12:30 PM through October 31, 2015

    Pathways to Hope is a national conference pertaining to moral injury and other invisible wounds. Forty experts will present including:

    • Rear Admiral Margaret Kibben, Chief of Navy Chaplains Vietnam Veteran
    • Author Karl Marlantes
    • Congressman Emanuel Cleaver

    This conference will provide the knowledge and tools for...

  • World AIDS Day

    Tuesday, December 01, 2015 at 12:00 AM through December 02, 2015

    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...

  • Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend

    Thursday, December 10, 2015 at 12:00 PM through December 14, 2015

    Join places of worship across the nation on December 10-14 to remember those who have lost their lives to gunfire, pray for those whose lives have been forever changed because of the loss of a loved one, and to educate one another on proven strategies to reduce gun violence. List your...

  • Human Trafficking Awareness Day

    Monday, January 11, 2016 at 01:00 AM through January 12, 2016

    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 UCC recognizes January 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day, and President Obama proclaimed January 2015 as National Slavery and...