Super Saturday Attendees Called to Get Their Boldness On

3/22/2017

Author Brian McLaren told more than 700 people on Saturday that it is time for progressive Christians to get bold, and that the only things hindering them are in their minds.


March 30th Webinar to Offer Tips for Talking About Annual Meeting

3/15/2017

Every church in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences is being encouraged to have a representative take part in a March 30th online webinar designed to help them speak about the meeting at their churches.


Windsor First Apologizes For Role In 17th Century Witch Trials

3/14/2017

After 370 years, First Church in Windsor apologizes for its role in the indictment and hanging of two Windsor residents tried for witchcraft.


2017 Summer Deans Gather for Deans Retreat

3/8/2017

SHARON – Summer begins in March at Silver Lake with the annual Deans Retreat weekend. The volunteer program leaders gathered March 3-4 at camp, along with chaplains, guest speakers, and Silver Lake staff, to begin to create the community that will welcome close to 1,000 young people over the seven weeks of summer conferences. “This is my favorite ...


Board Announces the 2017 Living Waters Award

3/8/2017

Joelle A. Murchison, Associate Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at The University of Connecticut, has been named the 2017 Living Waters Award Recipient. The award will be presented at the 150th Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Conference on June 16-17, 2017 at the Connecticut Convention Center. This historic Annual Meeting is a joint ...


Prayer Calendar Released in Preparation for Vote

3/6/2017

Members of the Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts Conferences are being invited to enter into an intentional season of prayer between now and the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting being held June 16  - 17. The Planning Team that developed the United in Ministry and Ministry Case Statement will be publishing a weekly Prayer Calendar, ...


Benefit Concert Raises Over $4K for Community Kitchens

3/4/2017

The First Congregational Church of Woodstock held a benefit concert on Saturday, February 25th for Community Kitchens of Northeastern Connecticut featuring the Bluegrass Gospel Project. The event netted over $4,000 from ticket sales, sponsorships, and a free will offering.


Casino Opposition Focuses on East Windsor

3/2/2017

The Coalition Against Casino Expansion in Connecticut is mobilizing in East Windsor after the state's Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes selected the town on January 24 for a potential new casino.


Applications Being Accepted for Transformative Youth Program

2/28/2017

he Connecticut Conference is now accepting applications for the Joseph Clemmons Job Training Program (JCT), a transformative program for youth of color. A new video highlights the impact of the program through the words of previous participants.


Difficult Decisions: Bunker Hill Congregational Church

2/22/2017

Church leaders make many decisions: worship decisions, mission decisions, even the mundane choice of whether to setup 5 tables for coffee hour or 6. Sometimes, the decisions are much more difficult, taking years of prayerful thinking by dozens of leaders or even entire congregations.


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