Conference News

News

Clergy Celebrate 25 and 50 Year Ordinations
More than 75 people gathered at the Congregational Church of South Glastonbury on December 5 to celebrate the 25th 50th ordination anniversaries of ...

Delegate Counts Will Change for Some Churches
Delegates from all three conferences at the November Annual Meeting. The formation of the Southern New England Conference is bringing about a...

Greg and Pam Arifian Leaving CT Conference Staff
One family is leaving the Connecticut Conference - and their departure will leave two big holes on the Conference staff. Greg and Pam Arifian have ...
Blog Posts

Seizing the Opportunity to Re-Imagine
You’ve probably been reading about church decline and the rise of the Nones, Dones and SBNRs (Spiritual But Not Religious) in the news.  Here is ...

Breathe and Push and Breathe and Push
Choosing to actively engage in a community of faith is a lot like childbirth. It is about pushing and breathing. Constantly. Consistently.

The Power of Partnership
When you work at partnerships, you build relationships... and through that you build community.

Local News

Churches in the News

THE BULLETIN: Griswold Church Celebrating 300 Years
Members of the First Congregational Church in Pachaug are kicking off a celebration of the 300th anniversary of the church’s founding.

UCC.ORG: Conference Ministers Tour Sacred Sites in Alabama
Thirty United Church of Christ Conference Ministers - including Southern New England Bridge Conference Ministers Marilyn Kendrix, Don Remick and Kent ...

UCC.ORG: First Transgender Day of Remembrance Service in NW Connecticut Draws 70
Back in September, the Rev. Robyn Gray was planning ahead. A new resident of rural Washington, Conn., she wanted to attend and support a Transgender ...
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT - Interfaith Youth Learn About Their Similarities
In a time when lines drawn between groups of people get darker and more defined, Newtown Congregational Church is making efforts to break barriers and...

Devotional

Starting With Scripture
Signs and Wonders
"As we celebrate the Prince of Peace, where exactly is the peace?" — Rev. Sue Foster