Our Calendar

Welcome to the Conference calendar! On this page you’ll find events hosted by the Conferences, Associations, local churches, and our partner organizations. You can filter the events by clicking on the “Categories” button in corner of the calendar. Click on each category again to remove it and return to the main calendar.

Have an event to share? Fill out the “Submit an Event” form. When planning your event, please pay close attention to the recommendations from the CDC, the Conference, and your local health officials regarding the Covid-19 pandemic. Until further notice, your Conference staff will not be attending in-person events, but welcome the invitation to join you virtually – attending if it’s hosted online, sending in a video to be included, sending a written message, etc.

Brave Space Open Conversations. Anti-Racist: 1st Mondays. LGBTQ+ Inclusive/ONA: 2nd Mondays

Monthly Brave Space Open Conversations

Join Open Conversations (OC) for Anti-Racist Congregations in the Making (1st Monday of the month) and OC for LGBTQ+ Inclusive and ONA Congregations in the Making (2nd Monday of the month). More info in the calendar!

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.

Ministers’ Moments and Clergy Coffee Hour

Join Ministers’ Moments on Tuesdays at 12:00pm CT and Clergy Coffee Hour on Thursdays at 12:00m CT to connect with your colleagues and Conference staff! More Zoom and event info in the calendar events below.

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Neighbors in Need Offering
Neighbors in Need Offering
Oct 4 all-day
The offering for Neighbors in Need is taken on October 4th, but donations can be given at any time by donating online. Supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States, including the Council[...]
Northeastern Iowa Association Fall Meeting 2:00 pm
Northeastern Iowa Association Fall Meeting @ Zoom
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Fall Gathering of the Northeast Iowa Association will happen via Zoom on October 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm. We will have a time of opening prayer and a super short business session followed by[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Oct 6 @ 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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Creating God’s Kingdom on Earth: Re-imagining Public Safety 6:00 pm
Creating God’s Kingdom on Earth: Re-imagining Public Safety @ Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/96425536868
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
As part of the United Church of Christ’s Our Faith Our Vote campaign, Plymouth UCC in Des Moines is holding a series of educational Zoom webinars on “Creating God’s Kingdom on Earth”. This is the[...]
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Pastoral Care Specialist Program 12:00 pm
Pastoral Care Specialist Program @ Des Moines Pastoral Couseling Center
Oct 8 @ 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[...]
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CCAM Meeting 9:00 am
CCAM Meeting @ Iowa Conference UCC
Oct 10 @ 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.
Clergy Health and Wellness: Clergy Boundary Training 9:30 am
Clergy Health and Wellness: Clergy Boundary Training @ Zoom
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Framed through the lens of clergy health and wellness, join in for a not-so-typical clergy boundary training. Through both presentations and small group collaborative learning with case studies written by our pastors, participants will focus[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Oct 13 @ 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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Annual Meeting Practice Session 7:00 pm
Annual Meeting Practice Session @ Zoom
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Attending completely online events is new to most of us and can feel a bit intimidating, but have no fear because you can practice with us ahead of time! Test out the Zoom Webinar and[...]
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2020 Annual Meetings
2020 Annual Meetings @ Online Event
Oct 17 all-day
For the safety of all of our congregations and communities, the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences of the UCC will be meeting jointly on October 17th, 2020 for the first time ever on a[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Oct 20 @ 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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Ordination of Karsten Snitker 1:00 pm
Ordination of Karsten Snitker @ Zoom
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Northeast Association of the Iowa Conference invites you to participate in the Rite of Ordination for Karsten Snitker on Sunday October 25, 2020, at 1 pm.  Members and friends of the Iowa Conference and[...]
Iowa Southeastern Association Fall Meeting 2:30 pm
Iowa Southeastern Association Fall Meeting @ Zoom
Oct 25 @ 2:30 pm
The churches of the SE Association will be meeting on Sunday, October 25, at 2:30 p.m.  Due to the COViD pandemic, we will be using ZOOM so that we can meet remotely. Please join us![...]
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Ministers’ Moments 1:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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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