Justice Events

Justice Events

  • Franklinton Center Day

    Saturday, August 05, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    At Franklinton Center in Whitakers, NC

    On Saturday, August 5, Franklinton Center Day, 2017, we’ll welcome you and hundreds of others from around the community, state and nation to enjoy mouth-watering food, head-bobbing music, inspirational spoken word, invigorating swimming, exciting games, unique vendors, horseback riding and a...

  • Labor Sunday

    Sunday, September 03, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Everywhere

    The Sunday of Labor Day weekend (September 3) is Labor Sunday, a day to lift up workers and celebrate their contributions. It is also a day to commit ourselves to improving jobs and our economy so that all workers have wages, benefits, and work...

  • Just Peace Sunday

    Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 01:00 AM through September 18, 2017
    Everywhere

    The Thirtieth General Synod called on the congregations of the United Church of Christ to mark the Sunday preceding September 21 (which the United Nation recognizes as the International Day of Prayer for Peace) as Just Peace Sunday. Stay tuned for new resources and check out...

  • Access Sunday & Disabilities Awareness Week

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

    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...

  • World AIDS Day

    Friday, December 01, 2017 at 08:00 AM
    Everywhere

    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...

  • 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...

  • UCC Health and Human Service Sunday

    Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 08:00 AM through January 29, 2018
    Everywhere

    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...

  • 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...