What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • Florida immersion with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

    Friday, January 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM

    On Friday, Jan 30, the board members of the National Farm Worker Ministry will interrupt their business meeting in south Florida to spend a day with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW). You are invited to join Edie Rasell, UCC Minister for Environmental Justice, and Rev. John Vertigan, our new...

  • Global Divestment Day

    Friday, February 13, 2015 at 12:00 PM through February 15, 2015

    February 13-14 people around the world are marking Global Divestment Day (or two days) from fossil fuels. To divest your church’s endowment funds from fossil fuels, see the United Church Fund’s Beyond Fossil Fuels options. To divest your personal funds, follow tips from 350.org’s Fossil Free...

  • Interfaith Power & Light Preach-In on Global Warming

    Friday, February 13, 2015 at 12:00 PM through February 14, 2015

    Interfaith Power & Light expects its 2015's Preach-In on Global Warming to be the biggest yet. The organization and its 40 state affiliates are aiming to sign up 3,000 faith communities to preach or hold educational events on Valentine's Day weekend. The Preach-In will reach over one million people of...

  • UCC leaders Engaged in Criminal Justice Advocacy

    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM
    At First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC

    The UCC Justice and Witness Ministries will be hosting a gathering of UCC advocates interested in advocacy and organizing around criminal justice issues immediately prior to the Ecumenical Advocacy Days Conference on Friday, April 17, from 10 am to 2 pm at First Congregational Church in Washington, DC.  This...

  • Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2015 – Breaking the Chains: Mass Incarceration & Systems of Exploitation

    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM through April 20, 2015
    At Doubletree Hotel – Crystal City in Arlington, VA

    Come to Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2015, for the 13th Annual National Gathering of Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice. Join more than 1,000 Christian advocates in building a movement to shake the foundations of systems of human exploitation (Acts 16:16-40), including a prison-industrial system that incarcerates millions...