The ACEs program is a one-year course for Christian Educators offered in partnership with Hartford Seminary. Participants learn about educational techniques and organizational tools for building, maintaining, and enhancing the Christian Education program of a local church.
The Conference offers several retreats for students in local church confirmation classes. Youth from several churches join in exploring the faith which they will be claiming as their own when they join their congregations as adult members.
CAUCE is the professional association for Christian Educators in Connecticut; the state-level organization of the national United Church Educators. CAUCE provides support, training, and advocacy for its members and the educational ministry of the UCC.
The CT Women of the UCC work to cultivate the Spirit of Christ in every area of human life, beginning with our home and reaching into the community and the world. The Fellowship does this by providing resources, guidance, and encouragement through Worship, Study, and Service.
This program helps local churches make the most of their endowment resources by professionally investing the pooled resources of member congregations and the Missionary Society of Connecticut.
Crossroads is a ministry of the Connecticut Conference that seeks to engage congregations who are wondering what their future holds and how to connect with their unique purpose and mission in the Church that Jesus called into being.
The Disaster Response Ministry helps local to churches to prepare for disastrous situations in their own communities or to respond to events at a distance.
The Environmental Ministry works to help local churches and their members engage in active caring for God's creation via environnmental stewardship.
FIDO* is the Connecticut Conference's email-based discussion service. Information services provide periodic updates about upcoming programs, important news, and inspirational material. Over thirty discussion forums permit local church members to ask and answer questions in a wide variety of areas, supporting each other and sharing the wisdom of Connecticut's churches.
Giv2 (Give Squared) is a corps of UCC youth and adults giving back to our communities in response to the gifts of God. Together, we explore our faith through service and fellowship.
The Open and Affirming Ministry of the Connecticut Conference works to advocate for full participation of all persons in the life of the church without regard for their sexual orientation. The Ministry is a volunteer ministry supported by the Conference.
The Connecticut Conference and its Policy Advocate works to implement the social teachings of the Church, as decided by Conference delegates at their Annual Meetings, through a program of education, advocacy, and coalition building. It is one of the ways the Conference works to build a just and fair society.
UCC Refugee Ministries helps local churches prepare to welcome, find, and support people who have been forced to flee from their homes overseas. Click here to visit their page at the UCC site and learn more.
Christian Education Stepping Stones is a series of mini-courses for Christian Educators: pastors, superintendents, and those responsible for Christian formation who want to energize or refresh their ministry. These short term courses explore faith formation topics and contemporary issues and ideas, and offer an opportunity to network with others called to similar ministries. CE Stepping Stones is sponsored by the Connecticut Partners in Education.
TAWFG is the young vocationers (13-21) program of the Connecticut Conference UCC. The primary aim of the TAWFG program is to create, nurture and sustain an environment within the Connecticut Conference where youth and young adults can freely explore a call to authorized ministry.
The mission of the UCC Universal Health Care Ministry Team is to fulfill the goal set forth in the Conference's 2007 Resolution “to ensure that quality, effective and affordable health care is available to all the residents of Connecticut.”
The Connecticut Conference is pleased to offer the United Church Clergy Assistance Service (UCCAS) as a way to support pastoral wellbeing, to offer therapeutic resources in times of need, and to express the care and concern of the whole church for our clergy.
The UCC Insurance Board offers property and liability insurance for local churches of the United Church of Christ.