What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • Where do we go from here? A Faith Call to End Mass Incarceration

    Friday, April 17, 2015 at 09:30 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 2:30 pm at First Congregational Church in Washington, DC. 

  • 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...

  • Earth Day Sunday

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

    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.

  • 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....

  • Immigrant Rights Sunday

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

    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...