Justice Events

Justice Events

  • Labor Sunday

    Sunday, September 04, 2016 at 08:00 AM
    Everywhere

    The Sunday of Labor Day weekend (Sept 4) 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 18, 2016 at 01:00 AM through September 19, 2016
    Everywhere

    jp-sunday-orlando-vigil-uccrotator.jpgThe 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, craft and learning resources, and...

  • Reviving Peace: Inspiration, Education, and Action for Change

    Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 01:00 PM through September 25, 2016
    At Plymouth Church, UCC in Milwaukee, WI

    The Reviving Peace conference will provide Milwaukee-area advocates with opportunities for deeper learning and to make new connections for Peace Work. We aim to inspire people from many spiritual traditions, and those who do not identify with any tradition to:

    • Engage each other in...
  • Al Filipov Peace & Justice Forum 2016

    Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 04:00 PM
    Trinitarian Congregational Church

    "The color of our blood is red, the suffering that each of us experienced is enormous, all of our tears are equally bitter. If we can talk to each other everyone can."

    These are the words of members of the Parents Circle– Families Forum (PCFF), based jointly in Israel...

  • National Voter Registration Day

    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 12:00 AM through September 28, 2016
    Everywhere

    For people of faith, the public arena we know as “politics” represents much more than the partisan politicking we see on the news. It is a means by which we live out the commandment to love our neighbor as ourselves.

    In 2008,...

  • 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
    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 church has made in being more whole through being...

  • Speak Out Sunday

    Sunday, October 09, 2016 at 08:00 AM through October 10, 2016
    Everywhere

    We’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...

  • World Food Day and the Food Week of Action

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

    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...