Justice Events

Justice Events

  • Torture Awareness Month

    Wednesday, June 01, 2016 at 08:00 AM
    Everywhere

    Every June, human rights and faith organizations join together to mark Torture Awareness Month because on June 26, 1987, the nations of the world took a major step against the immoral and abhorrent practice of torture. On that day, the Convention Against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment...

  • 33rd Craigville Theological Colloquy: The Bible, Faith & Economic Justice

    Monday, July 11, 2016 at 12:00 PM through July 15, 2016
    At Craigville Retreat Center in Centerville, MA

    In the past 50 years wealth and income differences between the rich and everyone else have widened. As people of faith, we are challenged to walk with our brothers and sisters most affected by this reality. Join us for dialog and scripture reflection as we seek ways to understand...

  • Just Peace Sunday

    Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 01:00 AM through September 19, 2016
    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. Download our prayer,...

  • World AIDS Day

    Thursday, December 01, 2016 at 12:00 AM through December 02, 2016
    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...