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New Video: Vantage Point #22 - Together, As One
The Connecticut Conference released a new Vantage Point video today. In this episode, the Rev. Kent J. Siladi speaks with the Rev. Jocelyn Gardner ...

Legislative Advocate Featured on Radio Program
Conference Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick and Former Congressmen Robert Steele were featured on WTIC 1080 Sunday speaking out against the ...

Clergy Supporting Clergy
For most clergy, the role of church pastor is a solo gig. Of the 235 UCC churches in CT, just over 40 have associate pastors. Of course, any church ...
Blog Posts

The Importance of an Extravagant Welcome
It is more important than ever for us as people of God to welcome all into the safety and embrace of our church communities. Our LGBTQ friends are ...

Advocates To Make Voices Heard on Casinos
Some two dozen of us gathered at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Hartford on Tuesday despite a snowstorm that began just as we prayed our way into...

How Do Congregations Respond to Interfaith Couples?
While Christian-Jewish may be most people’s first association for “interfaith,” as the population of “nones” grows, the most common pairing is ...

Local News

Churches in the News

NEW HAVEN REGISTER: Dixwell Congregational Church Kicks Off 3-Year Celebration
The oldest African-American Congregational church in the world will kick off a three-year celebration Sunday leading up to its 200th anniversary.

HARTFORD COURANT: Author Says It's Time To Pardon Windsor 'Witches'
First Church in Windsor Pastor The Rev. Nicole Grant Yonkman and Associate Pastor Char Corbett were very involved in this effort

NBC CONNECTICUT: Guilford Church Stands as Beacon of Hope for Refugees
For decades, First Congregational Church of Guilford has been a beacon of hope on the Connecticut shoreline for refugee families coming to the United ...

Devotionals

Spirit Calendar
Mountain Tops
"In each [mountain top] experience, something that had been right in front of me was revealed anew." —Rev. Day McCallister
Spirited Wednesday
Whose Fool Are You?
"Jesus came to remind us that our citizenship is not primarily in this realm of power and bluster, wealth, and glamor." — Rev. Timothy Haut