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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Abuse Prevention Webinar 6:00 pm
Abuse Prevention Webinar @ Zoom
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Does your church have an updated abuse prevention and anti-harassment policy? Are you familiar with the best abuse prevention practices in youth ministry and congregational life? Are you attending to abuse prevention practices in your[...]
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Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Sep 2 @ 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,[...]
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Office Closed
Office Closed
Sep 6 all-day
The offices will be closed today in observance of Labor Day.
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Sep 7 @ 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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They Knew: 50 Years of the US Government Causing the Climate Crisis 1:00 pm
They Knew: 50 Years of the US Government Causing the Climate Crisis @ Zoom
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This webinar will feature James Gustave Speth, one of our nation’s leading environmental voices in recent decades as he releases a new book entitled, “They Knew—The US Federal Government’s Fifty-Year Role in Causing the Climate[...]
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Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Sep 9 @ 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,[...]
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CCAM Meeting 9:00 am
CCAM Meeting @ Iowa Conference UCC
Sep 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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BRAVE SPACE: Open Conversations for LGBTQ+ Inclusive and ONA Congregations in the Making 7:00 pm
BRAVE SPACE: Open Conversations for LGBTQ+ Inclusive and ONA Congregations in the Making @ Zoom
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Clergy and congregation members in the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences are invited to join the Conference Ministerial staff and Conference Collaborating Partners for conversation centered on fostering LGBTQ+ inclusive and Open and Affirming[...]
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Registration Deadline for Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar
Registration Deadline for Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar @ Online
Sep 14 all-day
Can fundraising be ministry? Can stewardship be spiritual? The Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar this fall offers an opportunity for pastors and lay leaders to explore faithful, practical, and tested ways to promoting generosity in our[...]
Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Sep 14 @ 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
Sep 16 @ 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,[...]
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Theologian in Residence 2021 9:00 am
Theologian in Residence 2021 @ Zoom
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – Sep 19 @ 11:45 am
Ames UCC in Ames, IA is excited to be hosting the Theologian in Residence 2021 program! The online event will take place on the weekend of September 18th from 9:00am-12:00pm CT on Saturday and 9:00am-11:45am[...]
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150(+1)th Anniversary of First Congregational UCC in Red Oak, IA
150(+1)th Anniversary of First Congregational UCC in Red Oak, IA @ First Congregational UCC of Red Oak, IA
Sep 19 all-day
2020 marked the 150th anniversary of the founding of the First Congregational Church of Red Oak, Iowa, in 1870. Unfortunately, our anticipated celebration had to be postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, we[...]
Installation of Rev. Cathy Jurgens 3:00 pm
Installation of Rev. Cathy Jurgens @ Zion UCC
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
You are invited to attend the installation of Rev. Cathy Jurgens at Zion UCC in Waukon, Iowa on September 19th at 3:00pm CT! At this time there are no covid precautions in place for the[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Sep 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[...]
Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar 6:30 pm
Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar @ Zoom
Sep 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Can fundraising be ministry? Can stewardship be spiritual? The Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar with the national setting this fall offers an opportunity for pastors and lay leaders to explore faithful, practical, and tested ways to promoting generosity[...]
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Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Sep 23 @ 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,[...]
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Central Association Fall Meeting 10:00 am
Central Association Fall Meeting @ Zoom
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Central Association invites you to their annual Fall meeting on September 25th from 10:00am-12:00pm CT. The meeting will happen on Zoom and will feature a presentation by Linda Hanson on her Ministry in Honduras.[...]
Building an Inclusive Church Training 11:00 am
Building an Inclusive Church Training
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Building an Inclusive Church (BIC) training helps you design and implement a journey for your faith community to publicly and intentionally welcome people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. Building an Inclusive Church[...]
Installation of Rev. Dixie Laube 1:00 pm
Installation of Rev. Dixie Laube @ Osage UCC
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
You are invited to the installation of Rev. Dixie Laube on September 25th at 1:00pm CT! The event will be livestreamed on the Osage UCC and Eden Presbyterian Church Facebook pages and later posted to[...]
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Eastern Iowa Association Fall Annual Meeting 1:00 pm
Eastern Iowa Association Fall Annual Meeting @ Zoom
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
All churches, clergy, and lay people of the Eastern Iowa Association are invited to their annual business meeting on September 26th rom 1:00 – 2:00pm CT. The meeting will be held on Zoom, you can[...]
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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Sep 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[...]
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Monthly Worship Planning Retreat 9:00 am
Monthly Worship Planning Retreat @ Zoom
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Join pastors from around the Tri-Conference for collaborative worship planning days. Each retreat day will offer time for reading the texts aloud, silent reflection, group sharing of insights and Holy Spirit guidance followed by time[...]
Copyright Concerns for Ministries Webinar 2:00 pm
Copyright Concerns for Ministries Webinar
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Insurance Board for their Live Webcast: Copyright Concerns For Ministries During these challenging times, ministries rely heavily on the virtual environment and various electronic mediums to share the printed forms of inspiring poetry, quotes[...]
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Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Sep 30 @ 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,[...]