State legislators approve East Windsor casino despite CT Conference efforts to oppose any new casinos in the state.
Six faith faith leaders, including Connecticut Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi, were arrested Monday afternoon at the State Capital while assembling to speak out against the severe budget cuts proposed by Governor Dannel Malloy.
The following letter was released by leaders of the three southern New England Conferences of the United Church of Christ:
"The interfaith aspect of this program strengthens our interconnectedness with other congregations and empowers us to do more than we think we can."
After 370 years, First Church in Windsor apologizes for its role in the indictment and hanging of two Windsor residents tried for witchcraft.
he Connecticut Conference is now accepting applications for the Joseph Clemmons Job Training Program (JCT), a transformative program for youth of color. A new video highlights the impact of the program through the words of previous participants.
Editor's Update (Feb.6): A federal judge has suspended the executive order (see below). Spring Glen Church has just received word that their refugee family will be arriving Feb. 6.
A coalition of 12 interfaith and community organizations has joined to oppose the expansion of casino gambling in Connecticut and voiced concerns about the proposal of an off-reservation commercial casino at a press conference on Jan. 24.
On Jan. 22 people of diverse faiths gathered at three different vigils across Connecticut to pray for the US government to accelerate its response to climate change.
The National setting of the United Church of Christ today released a video, and accompanying study guides, that "aim to shine a light on religious bigotry in a unique way— by depicting religious leaders of different faiths experiencing the power of walking in one another’s shoes – and into one another’s houses of worship."