What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • National Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence

    Wednesday, December 06, 2017 at 08:00 AM through December 17, 2017
    Everywhere

    The victims, survivors and the families impacted by gun violence are often forgotten. Therefore, the Newtown Foundation, in partnership with Faiths United Against Gun Violence, Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Everytown Survivor Network, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,...

  • National Week of Action to Close Guantanamo

    Saturday, January 06, 2018 at 12:00 PM through January 13, 2018
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    The United Church of Christ has partnered with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) since its founding in efforts to end torture and close the prison at Guantanamo.  January 6-14th is the National Week of Action to close Guantanamo,...

  • Human Trafficking Awareness Day

    Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 01:00 AM through January 12, 2018
    Everywhere

    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 29th General Synod officially recognized the date and called on UCC congregations to be part of the education and advocacy efforts...

  • Wendy’s Boycott Fast and Action

    Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Everywhere

    Join United Church of Christ General Minister and President Rev. John Dorhauer, author and public theologian Brian McLaren, and 30+ clergy in a National Day of Fasting and Witness on January 18, 2018!

    On January 18, 2018, faith leaders from around the...

  • UCC Health and Human Service Sunday

    Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 08:00 AM through January 29, 2018
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    Health and Human Service Sunday is a special opportunity to create awareness of the health concerns of our communities and world, and to learn about the many and various health and human service ministries of the United Church of Christ.  It is observed annually in the United Church of Christ...

  • 2018 Ecumenical Advocacy Days

    Friday, April 20, 2018 at 06:00 PM through April 23, 2018
    Doubletree by Hilton, Crystal City – Washington, D.C.

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    A World Uprooted: Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People

    Friday, April 20 – Monday, April 23, 2018

    Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018 - a weekend of faith-rooted worship, learning and advocacy in our Nation's capital - will focus on the uprootedness of our world....

  • Immigrant Rights Sunday 2018

    Sunday, May 06, 2018 at 08:00 AM through May 07, 2018
    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...

  • Mental Health Sunday

    Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 08:00 AM
    Everywhere

    The United Church of Christ Mental Health Network invites you to highlight mental health on the third Sunday in May or any Sunday that suits your schedule. 

    We see Mental Health Sunday as a way for your congregation to begin or to continue to provide education and support to your...