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 hungry for a place to worship just as they are, just as God created them.
Dana Johnson is the Director of Children's Ministry at the Saugatuck Congregational Church in Westport, CT. In this blog post, Ms. Cindy Cole introduces us to Dana through a conversation they shared a few months into Dana's new role.
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 the meeting. This was the second meeting of the Coalition Against Casino Expansion in Connecticut, a burgeoning group led by our own Legislative Advocate, Michele Mudrick. (Check out the website www.nomorecasinosinct.org for the list of fifteen faith-based and non-profit organizations that have joined the cause!) I was there because I recently ...
While Christian-Jewish may be most people’s first association for “interfaith,” as the population of “nones” grows, the most common pairing is actually a Christian and a nonbeliever—and the clash between belief and unbelief can be more difficult than the clash of belief in different things.
Rev. Kelly Jane Forbush shares a multi-congregation journey to Washington D.C. in support of women's rights.
Rev. Char Corbett is using her sabbatical to travel from Acadia to Zion and researching how history impacts our faith.
"One could spend a long time waiting for optimal conditions to appear for the stunning debut of one's gifts." - Rev. Max Grant
Proclaim the moral urgency to act for climate justice by joining a movement of interfaith vigils across the nation in the first 100 hours of the new administration.
When I’m asked, “What is the greatest challenge facing the United Church of Christ?” I always reply, “the greatest challenge facing the United Church of Christ is how do we live Gospel of Jesus Christ.” This has been a springboard for many interesting conversations over the years. It is the issue that the church faces in every generation and that we face today.
While many clergy and faith leaders were ‘wrapping up’ Advent and Christmas preparations this week, a lively group of 35 interfaith lay and clergy leaders showed up, ready to engage, at the Connecticut Conference headquarters in Hartford on Dec. 20 for the first meeting of the Coalition Against Casino Expansion in CT.