Church History and Identity

Clergy Transitions: August 2017

8/2/2017

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


Clergy Transitions: July 2017

7/15/2017

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


Touchstones With History: Connecticut Conference Celebrates 150 Years

7/13/2017

This year marks the 150 anniversary of the formation of the Connecticut Conference in 1867.  What was going on for the two hundred years before that?   The Missionary Society of Connecticut had been formed in 1798 to send missionaries to the west- the new areas of the United States.  Then in 1816 the Domestic Missionary Society was formed to “build...


Clergy Transitions: June 2017

6/1/2017

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


Clergy Transitions: May 2017

5/8/2017

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


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.


Clergy Transitions: April 2017

4/4/2017

Ministerial changes reported to the Connecticut Conference in March 2017.


Clergy Transitions: March 2017

3/30/2017

Clergy transitions reported to the Connecticut Conference in February 2017.


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.


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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