Conference News

News

Blackmon: You Have to Get Your Feet Wet (with VIDEO)
On the eve of the historic vote on whether three conferences should unite to join as one, The Rev. Traci Blackmon preached on how faith in God is what...

CT and MA Delegates Take Stands for Immigrants
Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference Annual Meeting delegates took a stand for immigrants this weekend.

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences vote to go forward Together, As One
The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences of the United Church of Christ made history Saturday, voting overwhelmingly to form a new ...
Blog Posts

Many Voices, One Mission: Paying Attention
"High touch—paying attention—reduces these anxieties." —Martha Goodman

Many Voices, One Mission: Uncomfortable Work
"When have you been uncomfortable, but did/said/stood up for [your work] anyway?" —Michele Mudrick

Ministry Through Music
"I have often felt as if I can see God in the faces of the congregation when I am singing." — Dori Hall

Local News

Churches in the News

THE BOSTON GLOBE: New England UCC churches look to organize progressive ‘Christian voice’
United Church of Christ churches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut agreed Saturday in a first-of-its-kind vote to join together to help ...

HAMLET HUB.COM: First Congregational Church of Bethel Becomes an Open & Affirming Church
During a congregational meeting on Sunday, February 25, 2018, the First Congregational Church of Bethel, United Church of Christ, voted to become ...

JOURNAL INQUIRER: Somers Pastor Retiring After Nearly 3 Decades
After almost 30 years serving his congregation and community, Rev. Barry Cass is retiring as pastor of Somers Congregational Church.

Devotional

Starting With Scripture
Already In The Boat
"Everyone made it out of the apartment ok-even the hamster." —Rev. Jeffrey Gallagher