Justice Events

Justice Events

  • Toward A Fundamental Change in Nuclear Weapons Policy

    Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 09:00 AM

    United Church of Christ, Justice and Witness Ministries is proud to cosponsor the upcoming conference, "Toward a Fundamental Change in Nuclear Weapons Policy," on Thursday, April 27. This all-day conference brings together nuclear policy experts, scientists, youth faith leaders, and disarmament activists to grapple with...

  • Climate March in Washington, D.C.

    Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM

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    The UCC Council for Climate Justice along with Justice and Witness Ministries are official co-sponsors of the climate march in Washington, DC. This march is being organized by the People’s Climate Movement which spearheaded the 2014 march in New York City that had...

  • Rise Up: May 1st National Day of Action

    Monday, May 01, 2017 at 12:00 AM
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    Rise UpMay 1st is International Worker’s Day: a historic day to respect the contributions of workers, organize in support of workers’ rights, and demonstrate solidarity with immigrants. This May 1st, immigrant leaders of the Fair Immigration Reform Movement (FIRM) will

  • Immigrant Rights Sunday 2017

    Sunday, May 07, 2017 at 08:00 AM through May 08, 2017
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    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 21, 2017 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. 

    WTWlogoFINAL2C-sm.jpgWe see Mental Health Sunday as a way for your congregation to begin or to...

  • Be the Spark for Environmental Justice

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM through May 26, 2017
    At Pilgrim Point Camps & Retreats in Alexandria, MN

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    How can we take on the urgent challenges of environmental justice in our time and place? Using stories, the arts, video, and hands-on learning opportunities, this workshop will equip participants to mobilize their communities around local and global issues of environmental justice. Materials center on...

  • Torture Awareness Month

    Thursday, June 01, 2017 at 08:00 AM
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    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...

  • Labor Sunday

    Sunday, September 03, 2017 at 08:00 AM
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    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
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    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 our prayer, craft...

  • Access Sunday & Disabilities Awareness Week

    Sunday, October 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM through October 14, 2017
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    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 church has made in being more whole through being...