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SLCC Summer Begins With Pre-Camp

6/26/2017

Silver Lake Conference Center's Summer Conference Season is up and running. The first two summer conferences of the 2017 season — Pioneer and JCT — ran during Pre-Camp Week, June 18 through June 24. The camp staff spent much of the week in training, preparing for the full 7-week camp season which started Sunday, June 25.


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:


Ruth Dudley Resource Center Has Moved

1/25/2017

The Ruth Dudley Resource Center will become the Ruth Dudley Collection at J.P. Webster Library. Staff have already begun transferring resources from the Conference Offices in Hartford to the newly renovated J.P. Webster Library in at First Church of Christ in West Harford.


Turning Hunger Into Hope

11/18/2016

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 ...


Conference Appeals to Friends of the Conference for Support

11/16/2016

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 ...


Conference Launches New Website

11/8/2016

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 ...


General Association Looks At Race, Identity, Family

9/28/2016

Just under 80 clergy and Conference staff attended the 307th General Association Sept. 25 and 26, gathering for networking and some deep discussion on race, identity and the American family. General Association is the longest running annual gathering of clergy in the country, and was held this year at the Heritage Hotel and Conference Center in ...


Newtown Church Awarded Level 3 Green Church

8/25/2016

On July 24, the Newtown Congregational Church received the highest level of Green Church designation from the CT Conference Environmental Ministry Team, making Newtown only the third church in the conference to receive this designation.


National Youth Event Equips Young Leaders

8/2/2016

The UCC National Youth Event was held in Orlando, FL last week and over 80 participants from the CT Conference were in attendance. The event drew 3000 youth from UCC and Disciples of Christ congregations as well as international visitors.


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