Church History and Identity

Clergy Transitions: June 2017


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

Clergy Transitions: May 2017


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

Looking Back: Silver Lake in 1957


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

Clergy Transitions: April 2017


Ministerial changes reported to the Connecticut Conference in March 2017.

Clergy Transitions: March 2017


Clergy transitions reported to the Connecticut Conference in February 2017.

Windsor First Apologizes For Role In 17th Century Witch Trials


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


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.

Clergy Transitions: February 2017


The following ministerial changes were report to the Connecticut Conference in December 2016 January 2017:

Congregational Church of Thompson Displaced by Fire


Thompson Congregational Church is receiving support from local faith communities and organizations after a fire on December 29 severely damaged the historic building.

Touchstones With History: Daniel Hand


This month is the 125th anniversary of the death of Daniel Hand, a major benefactor of the American Missionary Association.

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