Our Calendar

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Announcement: In consideration of the health concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the IA, NE, and SD Conferences and the national setting of the UCC recommend that in-person, large group events be canceled and postponed for the time being. If you make any changes to your event please contact Aidan Spencer at aidan@ucctcm.org. At the recommendation of UCC HR, your conference staff may not be attending events in their regular capacity for their own health and the health of others.

For more information and Conference support through this time, look at our COVID-19 resources.

Before submitting an event, please consider it’s timing and size in relation to the pandemic.

Submit an Event

Fill out the Submit an Event Form to share an event or program for the wider Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ.

NOTE: Please consider the timing and size of the event in relation to the current pandemic.

Event Follow-Up

How did your event or program go? We’d love to hear about it and help others hear about it too. Share your stories and photos through the Event Follow-Up Form.

Clergy leaders in our Conferences can meet for online discussion with our ministerial staff at 12:00pm CT on Tuesdays and for fellowship/coffee hour on Thursdays/ Visit www.ucctcm.org/calendar for the Zoom link.

Tuesdays: Ministers Moments

More Zoom and event information in the calendar events below

Thursdays: Clergy Coffee Hour

More Zoom and event information in the calendar events below

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NE – KAMP KALEO Summer Camps – May -July
NE – KAMP KALEO Summer Camps – May -July
Apr 1 all-day
2018 Summer Brochure 2018 Kamp News
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 9:00 am
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 3:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 10:00 am
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Finance Support Call 7:00 pm
Finance Support Call @ Zoom
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We are inviting pastors and treasurers to share wisdom about the various financial resources available to them during this time. We would also like to hear some of the creative ways folks are moving ahead[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 9:00 am
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Pastoral Care Specialist Program 12:00 pm
Pastoral Care Specialist Program @ Des Moines Pastoral Couseling Center
Apr 9 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This two-year course is designed for clergy, parish nurses, Stephen ministers, chaplains and others involved in pastoral care ministries. Meeting monthly, participants learn about areas critical to effective pastoral care, and receive support, encouragement and[...]
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 3:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Good Friday – Office Closed
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 10:00 am
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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CCAM Meeting 9:00 am
CCAM Meeting @ Iowa Conference UCC
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
2nd Saturday (every month) at Iowa Conference Office; 9:00am-2:00pm; Contact is Ellis Arnold at ellis@ucctcm.org.
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Finance Support Call 7:00 pm
Finance Support Call @ Zoom
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
We are inviting pastors and treasurers to share wisdom about the various financial resources available to them during this time. We would also like to hear some of the creative ways folks are moving ahead[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 9:00 am
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 3:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry 10:00 am
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation about Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our conferences’ Ministerial Staff will be hosting daily conversations on Zoom for actively serving authorized ministers and lay pastors. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active church leaders to check in and hold each[...]
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CANCELED – Northwestern Association of Iowa Conference Spring Meeting 9:00 am
CANCELED – Northwestern Association of Iowa Conference Spring Meeting
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
This meeting has been CANCELED in consideration of the health risks of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
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Conference-Wide Worship 10:30 am
Conference-Wide Worship
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Welcome to worship with the IA, NE, and SD Conferences of the United Church of Christ! We invite you and your congregation to worship with our staff on April 19th, 2020. Here you will find[...]
CANCELED – Prairie Lakes Association Meeting 12:00 pm
CANCELED – Prairie Lakes Association Meeting
Apr 19 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Prairie Lakes Association Spring Meeting that was being planned for Sunday, April 19th has been officially cancelled. It is our hope that we will be able to meet in the fall. We are however[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you an actively serving authorized minister or lay pastor? Join your ministerial staff and fellow clergy for Zoom meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00pm CT. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you an actively serving authorized minister or lay pastor? Join your ministerial staff and fellow clergy for Zoom meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00pm CT. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active[...]
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Kamp Kaleo Work Weekends 12:00 pm
Kamp Kaleo Work Weekends @ Kamp Kaleo
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm
Each spring Kamp Kaleo hosts a weekend (or two) for volunteers to come wake up the camp and get ready for the camping season. The weekends in 2020 that they have designated for this are April[...]
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POSTPONED – Clergy Camp 5:00 pm
POSTPONED – Clergy Camp @ Camp Ewalu Retreat Center
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm
Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Clergy Camp will be postponed to a date this fall. Stay tuned for dates!
POSTPONED – Two Rivers Association Meeting 12:00 pm
POSTPONED – Two Rivers Association Meeting
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Two Rivers Association meeting will be happening sometime this Fall, stay tuned for more information.
POSTPONED: Ordination of Adam Lassen 3:00 pm
POSTPONED: Ordination of Adam Lassen @ St. Luke's United Church of Christ
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In light of the continued need for social distancing, the ordination of Adam Lassen has been placed on indefinite hold. It will be rescheduled with it is safer to gather.
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you an actively serving authorized minister or lay pastor? Join your ministerial staff and fellow clergy for Zoom meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00pm CT. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active[...]
On The Brink: A Group for Religious Professionals Transitioning into Retirement 1:00 pm
On The Brink: A Group for Religious Professionals Transitioning into Retirement @ Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center Conference Room
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Retiring from active religious and spiritual leadership evokes many emotions–dread, joy, fear, anxiety, excitement…Questions arise: “How will I find meaning and purpose?” “What is my call now?”  “How do I adapt to all of the[...]
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On the Brink 1:00 pm
On the Brink @ Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
On the Brink: A group for Religious Professionals Transitioning into Retirement Retiring from active religious and spiritual leadership evokes many emotions–dread, joy, fear, anxiety, excitement…Questions arise: “How will I find meaning and purpose?” “What is[...]
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Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments: A Space for Authentic Conversation About Ministry @ Zoom
Apr 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Are you an actively serving authorized minister or lay pastor? Join your ministerial staff and fellow clergy for Zoom meetings on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12:00pm CT. These are public, non-confidential conversations for our active[...]