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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A Time for Contemplative Practice 8:00 am
A Time for Contemplative Practice @ Zoom
Nov 1 @ 8:00 am
A Time for Contemplative Practice is an opportunity for pastors to gather for the purpose of engaging in contemplative practices together, to set the intentions for the coming week, and to become equipped to lead[...]
BRAVE SPACE: Open Conversations for Anti-Racist Congregations in the Making 7:00 pm
BRAVE SPACE: Open Conversations for Anti-Racist Congregations in the Making @ Zoom
Nov 1 @ 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 building an Anti-Racist Church. Join in to[...]
Faithful Conversations about The 1619 Project 7:30 pm
Faithful Conversations about The 1619 Project @ Online - Live and Recorded
Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Interfaith Alliance of Iowa invites you to join with communities of faith across Iowa in faithful conversations about The 1619 Project. Slavery in the United States has been referenced as our “original sin.” Given[...]
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Office Closed
Office Closed
Nov 2 all-day
The offices will be closed today in observance of Election Day.
Ministers’ Moments 1:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Nov 2 @ 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[...]
Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar 7:30 pm
Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar @ Zoom
Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 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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Registration Closes for Communities of Practice – Cohort 4
Registration Closes for Communities of Practice – Cohort 4 @ Online
Nov 4 all-day
Registration for Communities of Practice – Cohort 4 opens on October 4th, 2021 and will close on November 4th, 2021. To learn more about Communities of Practice and for the registration link, visit our Communities[...]
Clergy Coffee Hour 1:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Nov 4 @ 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,[...]
Climate Change: Faith, Conversation, Science 7:00 pm
Climate Change: Faith, Conversation, Science @ Zoom
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Climate Change Science: Code Red for Humanity–Record high temperatures and heat domes, record low temperatures and stalled Artic jet streams, floods and droughts—all are evidence in the last year of a changing climate. Learn what[...]
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A Time for Contemplative Practice 8:00 am
A Time for Contemplative Practice @ Zoom
Nov 8 @ 8:00 am
A Time for Contemplative Practice is an opportunity for people in our Conferences to gather for the purpose of engaging in contemplative practices together, to set the intentions for the coming week, and to become[...]
Faithful Conversations about The 1619 Project 6:30 pm
Faithful Conversations about The 1619 Project @ Online - Live and Recorded
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Interfaith Alliance of Iowa invites you to join with communities of faith across Iowa in faithful conversations about The 1619 Project. Slavery in the United States has been referenced as our “original sin.” Given[...]
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
Nov 8 @ 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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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Nov 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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Office Closed
Office Closed
Nov 11 all-day
The offices will be closed today in observance of Veterans Day.
Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Nov 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,[...]
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Installation of Heather Santi-Brown 9:00 am
Installation of Heather Santi-Brown @ Atlantic UCC
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The United Church of Christ in Atlantic will be installing their new Pastor, Heather Santi-Brown on November 12th, 2021. Join them for worship as they mark this special occasion. At the time that this event[...]
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CCAM Meeting 9:00 am
CCAM Meeting @ Iowa Conference UCC
Nov 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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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Nov 16 @ 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
Nov 16 @ 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
Nov 18 @ 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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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Nov 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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Office Closed
Office Closed
Nov 25 – Nov 26 all-day
The offices will be closed the 25th and 26th in observance of Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Day.
Clergy Coffee Hour 12:00 pm
Clergy Coffee Hour @ Zoom
Nov 25 @ 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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Ministers’ Moments 12:00 pm
Ministers’ Moments @ Zoom
Nov 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[...]
Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar 6:30 pm
Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar @ Zoom
Nov 30 @ 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[...]