Efforts to Oppose More CT Casinos


The 2017 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly begins on January 4. With only 1 month to go, CT Conference's Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick has been working hard to prepare opposition to an issue that has been raised regularly in recent years: a new casino in CT.   "We already have two of the largest casinos in the world in ...

#GivingTuesday - Deadline for Giving Extended


The Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ participated in the #GivingTuesday generosity movement on November 29 and raised more than $3800. Donations will continue to be accepted through December 2. Gifts to the #GivingTuesday campaign will be used to support the Racial Justice Ministries of the ...

Survey Indicates Support for Tri-conference Collaboration, Possible Merger


Over the last past 9 months, 555 people responding to a survey have indicated their support for the concept of a greater partnership or possible merger of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.

#GivingTuesday Drive to Benefit Racial Justice Ministries


The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences are using the national #GivingTuesday movement - which encourages charitable giving on Nov. 29 - to ask for support of Racial Justice Ministries in the three Conferences.

Turning Hunger Into Hope


Westbrook youth measure ingredients at mobile meal pack event. Photo by Julia Manners Several of our CTUCC youth groups joined with hundreds of volunteers to support the Central Connecticut Mobile meal packing event for Feed My Starving Children on November 11 and 12. Groups signed up for back-to-back shifts over two days in an effort to address ...

Clergy Group Celebrates 23 Years at Silver Lake with Gift


SHARON - Seven clergy have been meeting a couple of times a year at Silver Lake for fellowship, professional support, and peace and quiet for the past 23 years.

Conference Appeals to Friends of the Conference for Support


HARTFORD – Referencing Jackie Robinson's famous quote, "A life is not important except for the impact it has on other lives," Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi sent a letter to the more than 1500 church members, clergy, and people associated with the Connecticut Conference asking them to join in making an impact through gifts to Friends ...

Fancy Camp Gala Draws Over 80 in Support of SLCC


WALLINGFORD — On a cold, clear night under a bright moon, more than 80 Silver Lake supporters gathered at the Wallingford Country Club for the Fancy Camp Gala for Silver Lake, an evening of dinner, dancing, and supporting this outdoor ministry.

Wilton Reading Buddies Make Intergenerational Connections


WILTON – Wilton Congregational Church has found a creative way to reach young people in the community: read to them.

Conference Launches New Website


HARTFORD - The Connecticut Conference has launched a brand new website designed to be both easy for users to navigate, and easy for Conference staff to consistently update with new information and resources. The website features a new Justice Ministries section that provides information on how churches can get involved in the Conference's main ...

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