Justice Events

Justice Events

  • United Church Of Christ & School of the Americas Watch - Border Convergence

    Friday, October 07, 2016 at 08:00 AM through October 10, 2016
    U.S./Mexico Border

    A call to a Border and Immigrant Justice UCC Congregations:

    God loves beyond borders

    In the United Church of Christ we are called to an extravagant welcome of all God’s children, no matter who they are or where they are on life’s journey. At a...

  • Access Sunday & Disabilities Awareness Week

    Sunday, October 09, 2016 at 12:00 AM through October 15, 2016

    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...

  • World Food Day and the Food Week of Action

    Sunday, October 09, 2016 at 08:00 AM through October 16, 2016

    We are called to work for a world where everyone has sufficient, healthy and culturally appropriate food! And where those who produce and prepare the food are fairly compensated, respected and celebrated!

    The global Food Week of Action (October 9-17) is an opportunity for Christians and others around the world to...

  • 34th Annual Parker Lecture

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 08:00 AM
    First Congregational Church

    Traci BlackmonThe Rev. Traci Blackmon, acting executive minister of the United Church of Christ’s Justice and Witness Ministries, will deliver the 34rd annual Everett C. Parker Ethics in Telecommunications Lecture. The event, organized by the UCC’s media...

  • Jubilee Weekend

    Friday, October 14, 2016 at 08:00 AM through October 16, 2016

    This year, Jubilee Weekend will bring faith communities across the country together to act and pray for solutions to debt crises right here in the United States - for responsible lending and borrowing and an end to predatory lending. We'll focus specifically on student debt and "payday" lending.

  • Speak Out Sunday

    Friday, October 21, 2016 at 08:00 AM through October 23, 2016

    CsesVP2WEAA4pfk.jpg_large.jpgWe’re calling all congregations across faiths and denominations to dedicate SPEAK OUT SUNDAY to dialogue, teaching, prayer and action around sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) and its prevention. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and while our official date is the second Sunday...

  • World AIDS Day

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

    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...

  • Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend 2016

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 12:00 AM through December 18, 2016

    Join places of worship across the nation on December 14-18, 2016 to remember those who have lost their lives to gunfire, pray for those whose lives have been forever changed because of the loss of a loved one, and to educate one another on proven strategies to reduce gun violence. List...

  • Human Trafficking Awareness Day

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 01:00 AM through January 12, 2017

    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 UCC recognizes January 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day, and President Obama proclaimed January 2015 as National Slavery and...

  • UCC Health and Human Service Sunday

    Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 08:00 AM through January 30, 2017

    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...