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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Registration for Communities of Practice Cohort #2 Closes
Registration for Communities of Practice Cohort #2 Closes
Feb 28 all-day
For more information and registration details on Communities of Practice, visit ucctcm.org/communitiesofpractice.  
Seminary Sunday
Seminary Sunday
Feb 28 all-day
Celebrate Seminary Sunday on February 28th, 2021! Seminary Sunday is your opportunity to celebrate the work of our seminaries and to do your part to ensure that seminary education continues to prepare and equip the[...]
NE – KAMP KALEO Summer Camps – May -July
NE – KAMP KALEO Summer Camps – May -July
Mar 1 all-day
2018 Summer Brochure 2018 Kamp News
Smile for Jesus
Smile for Jesus
Mar 1 all-day
PLEASE take some pictures and send them to us in .jpg format.  We want to tell your story on our website picture scroll.  Be sure to have anyone in the pictures sign-off on picture releases.
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Mar 2 @ 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[...]
Yearbook Reporting Help with Jo Ordway 6:00 pm
Yearbook Reporting Help with Jo Ordway @ Zoom
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
We have A LOT of congregations in our Conferences who still have to complete the 2021 Yearbook Reporting. This year’s deadline is March 3rd, 2021 at 10:59pm CT. If you need help or have questions,[...]
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Church yearbook reporting ends for 2021
Church yearbook reporting ends for 2021
Mar 3 all-day
Submitting your church’s yearbook information keeps data up-to-date on the UCC’s Find a Church feature, Access UCC, and the annual Yearbook Directory. This information also helps the denomination track trends so they can better serve[...]
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Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A program partnered with Ministers’ Moments (Tuesdays at 12:00pm CDT), Clergy Coffee Hour is a time for clergy in our Conferences to connect and visit via Zoom. Sessions will be hosted by Rev. Kate West,[...]
Let’s Talk SOGIE! Learning more about sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. 5:30 pm
Let’s Talk SOGIE! Learning more about sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. @ Online
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
As you and your congregation seek to deepen and expand the holy work of welcome, inclusion, and celebration of LGBTQIA+ people in the church and society, you might find yourselves asking, “What does LGBTQIA+ mean?”[...]
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Building an Inclusive Church Training 9:00 am
Building an Inclusive Church Training @ Online
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Building an Inclusive Church (BIC) training helps you and your church design and implement a journey for your faith community to publicly and intentionally welcome people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.[...]
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ONLINE: 40th Annual Rural Ministry Conference 8:30 am
ONLINE: 40th Annual Rural Ministry Conference @ Online
Mar 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
This continuing education event is co-sponsored by the Wartburg Theological Seminary and the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. Event description from the Wartburg Theological Seminary website: We live in a deeply divided society with divisions[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Mar 9 @ 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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Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
A program partnered with Ministers’ Moments (Tuesdays at 12:00pm CDT), Clergy Coffee Hour is a time for clergy in our Conferences to connect and visit via Zoom. Sessions will be hosted by Rev. Kate West,[...]
Pastoral Care Specialist Program 12:00 pm
Pastoral Care Specialist Program @ Des Moines Pastoral Couseling Center
Mar 11 @ 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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Clergy Health and Wellness: Clergy Boundary Training 9:30 am
Clergy Health and Wellness: Clergy Boundary Training @ Online
Mar 12 @ 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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CCAM Meeting 9:00 am
CCAM Meeting @ Iowa Conference UCC
Mar 13 @ 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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Application submission ends for SD Educational Scholarships
Application submission ends for SD Educational Scholarships
Mar 15 all-day
The window for applying for the South Dakota Educational Scholarships has now closed for 2021 (applications can be submitted between January 6th and March 15th of 2021). For more information, visit our forms page.
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Ministers’ Moments 1:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Mar 16 @ 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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Clergy Coffee Hour 1:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A program partnered with Ministers’ Moments (Tuesdays at 12:00pm CDT), Clergy Coffee Hour is a time for clergy in our Conferences to connect and visit via Zoom. Sessions will be hosted by Rev. Kate West,[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 1:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Mar 23 @ 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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Clergy Coffee Hour 1:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Mar 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
A program partnered with Ministers’ Moments (Tuesdays at 12:00pm CDT), Clergy Coffee Hour is a time for clergy in our Conferences to connect and visit via Zoom. Sessions will be hosted by Rev. Kate West,[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Mar 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[...]
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