What's Happening in the UCC

What's Happening in the UCC

  • World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel

    Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 08:00 AM through September 24, 2017

    The World Council of Churches invites global communions and people of faith to mark September 17-24 as the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel.  Despite 50 years of occupation, we are grounded in hope and are encouraged to witness to...

  • Neighbors in Need Special Mission Offering

    Sunday, October 01, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 02, 2017


    Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the UCC that supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. One-third of NIN funds support the Council for American Indian Ministry(CAIM). Two-thirds of the offering is used by the UCC's...

  • Access Sunday & Disabilities Awareness Week

    Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 14, 2017

    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...

  • Speak Out Sabbath

    Friday, October 13, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 15, 2017


    As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Speak Out Sabbath is an interfaith advocacy weekend coordinated by the We Will Speak Out Coalition. Clergy are encouraged to engage in speaking out against sexual and gender-based violence in an intentional and faithful way during worship with...

  • Ohio: Environmental Justice for All

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 06:00 PM through October 20, 2017
    At Pilgrim Hills in Brinkhaven, OH

    The natural beauty of our camp provides a perfect backdrop for a three-day workshop exploring the faithful environmental justice movement. Gain resources, develop connections and create a plan for doing environmental justice in your local church and community. Do all of that “work” while exploring nature, reflecting on poetry, reading...

  • WISE Congregations for Mental Health Conference

    Friday, October 20, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    Do not fear; for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.” Isa. 43:1

    Isaiah reminds us to live not in fear, but in the personal, restoring and renewing relationship with the loving presence of God....

  • Jubilee Weekend

    Friday, October 20, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 22, 2017

    The United Church of Christ is one of the founding partners of Jubilee USA. Join with Jubilee USA and thousands of advocates in offering a prayer or dedicating a service the weekend of October 20-22nd. Our faith invites us to build...

  • Reviving Hope: Inspiration, Education, & Action 4 Racial Equity

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    At Plymouth Church, Milwaukee in Milwaukee, WI


    "Reviving Hope" aims to inspire using song, story, art, and study to engage in transformational conversations about race and racial justice. This revival will provide an opportunity for deeper learning about racial equity while also helping to make new connections for justice work.

  • The 2017 Everett C. Parker Lecture

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 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...

  • World AIDS Day

    Friday, December 01, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    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...