What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • Earth Day Sunday

    Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM through April 26, 2015
    Everywhere

    Earth Day is coming up on April 22. UCC churches are urged to celebrate Earth Day Sunday near this date. In 2015, either April 19 or April 26 might make a good Earth Day Sunday. You may also choose another date, any time of year, that works for your church.

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  • National Weekend of Prayer for the Freedom to Marry

    Friday, April 24, 2015 at 08:00 AM through May 01, 2015

    The Supreme Court is is preparing to hear arguments on marriage equality cases from the 6th district on April 28th. As we prepare for this historic hearing, the Religious Institute and Freedom to Marry are calling for a National Weekend of Prayer for the Freedom to Marry on April 24th-26th....

  • Peace & Planet Rally

    Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 11:00 AM

    On Sunday April 26, the day before the 2015 NPT (Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty) Review Conference begins at the UN, a Peace & Planet rally will be held in New York City.  UCC Justice and Witness is a co-sponsor for the event.  The rally will start with an Interfaith...

  • Immigrant Rights Sunday

    Sunday, May 03, 2015 at 08:00 AM through May 04, 2015
    Everywhere

    The first Sunday in May has been designated Immigrant Rights Sunday within the United Church of Christ.  Justice and Witness Ministries and Wider Church Ministries are urging congregations to lift up immigrants on this day: to learn about their concerns, honor their contributions to our country and communities, hear their...

  • Colombia Days of Prayer and Action

    Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 12:00 PM through May 19, 2015
    Everywhere

    May 17-18 are days of solidarity and prayer with brothers and sisters in Colombia. Peace talks between the government and Colombia’s largest guerrilla group, the FARC, have been moving forward. But the peace accords have not been signed yet. As threats increase to human rights defenders and advocates for just...