Empowering Youth in Environmental Justice

5/24/2017

A new and engaged community was formed at the 4th Annual Environmental Justice For All! Retreat, which took place at Silver Lake Conference Center this past weekend.


Bulletin Inserts Available to Publicize Historic Meeting

5/10/2017

The CT, MA and RI conferences are making available bulletin inserts for churches to use to let members know about the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting taking place June 16 - 17 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT


Clergy Transitions: May 2017

5/8/2017

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


New Video: 2017 Youth Revival Highlights

5/4/2017

WEST HARTFORD -- The Connecticut Conference released a new video today featuring highlights from the 2017 Youth Revival held at First Church of Christ in West Hartford on April 30. The Youth Revival is a signature event of the CT Conference Youth and Young Adult Ministries. The theme of this year's revival was Anointing, in reference to scriptures...


Youth Anointed to be Troublemakers

5/4/2017

Adults encouraging youth to be troublemakers? Really? That's just what happened at the 7th Annual Youth Revival on Sunday at First Church in West Hartford:


Conference Leaders to Host 5 Online Forums Regarding New Conference Proposal

5/1/2017

Leading up to the historic, first-ever Tri-Conference Annual Meeting of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences, Conference leaders will be hosting a series of five online forums, or webinars, open to anyone who would like to join a discussion about the proposal to form a new Conference. Delegates to the Annual Meeting, to be ...


Looking Back: Silver Lake in 1957

4/26/2017

A look back at Silver Lake in its first year as a site of the CT Conference Summer Youth Programs.


Annual Meeting to Take Up Two Resolutions

4/25/2017

The 150th Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Conference - being held as part of the historic Tri-Conference Meeting June 16 - 17 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford - will take up two resolutions. One calls on the Meeting to declare the Conference to be an "Accessible to All Conference, working to remove and/or overcome barriers to ...


Environmental Justice Retreat Alum, Director, Speak at Press Conference

4/20/2017

Tyra DeBoise, a three-time alum of the Conference's Environmental Justice For All! Retreat, and UCC Envirornmental Justice Center Director Pam Arifian, spoke at a press conference this week with Senator Chris Murphy, Senator Richard Blumenthal, and other labor, religious and environmental allies of the CT Roundtable on Climate and Jobs.


Siladi: Day McCallister Leaving Staff for Call to Local Church Ministry

4/11/2017

A letter from Conference Minister The Rev. Kent J. Siladi sent to Connecticut Conference churches on April 10, 2017.


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