Hurricane Relief - Update from UCC

9/14/2017

From the ucc.org Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida on Sunday, Sept. 10 with record-force winds and storm surges on the coasts. The storm continues to travel north. Millions of people in Florida evacuated or moved to approved shelters before the storm hit. Hurricane Irma hit the islands in the Caribbean early on Sept. 6 and has caused ...


Legislative Advocate Issues Urgent Appeal for Calls to Legislators

9/12/2017

Connecticut Conference Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick is asking faith leaders in the Conference to call on their state representatives and senators, who are may be voting at any time on a state budget.


Annual Meeting Primer on Resolutions Approved

9/8/2017

The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Conference UCC approved the 2018 Primer for Resolutions and Affirmations at their August 2017 meeting. It is now available online here.  The deadline for submission of Group A resolutions or affirmations is February 1, 2018 in anticipation of a June 15-16 Annual Meeting. The resolution must be submitted to...


A Statement on DACA

9/6/2017

Eight-hundred thousand people who trusted our government were let down. Eight-hundred thousand people who were trying to better their lives were told they might soon face deportation.


Together, As One Team Engages with Consultant

9/6/2017

Leaders from the three southern New England Conferences met with a consultant last week who will help guide them in developing a proposal to form a new, single Conference.


Clergy Transitions: September 2017

9/1/2017

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in August 2017:


Epic Storm needs an Epic Response

8/30/2017

The numbers of people impacted continues to rise with current estimates of near 500,000 homes.


Silver Lake 60th Celebration Draws Over 300

8/28/2017

More than 300 people attended the 60th Anniversary Celebration at Silver Lake Conference Center on Saturday, August 26. Six generations of campers, staff, volunteers, and donors gathered together to honor the conference centers 60 years of outdoor history.


Church Leaders Address Injustice Following Charlottesville

8/16/2017

More than 30 Conference staff and church leaders gathered together in Hartford Tuesday, August 15, in a conversation about racism, and the current states of our church and our nation.


Silver Lake 60th Celebration Approaching

8/10/2017

Silver Lake Conference Center will celebrate 60 years of outdoor ministry on August 26 from 11am – 5pm. The celebration will feature a cookout, activities for children, music, worship, and a chance for people to visit the camp and see what has changed, what has remained, and what the future holds for the Connecticut Conference's outdoor ministry ...


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