Conference News

News

Clergy Play Promotes Innovative Thinking
"People expect us to solve problems. If you look at corporations that value innovation, they create innovation spaces.” - Rev. Susan Townsley

Annual Friends Appeal Lifts Up Shared Values
In his annual Friends of the Conference appeal letter, Conference Minister The Rev. Kent Siladi wrote that the values that are drawing the ...

#GivingTuesday Drive Brings in nearly $4500 for Racial Justice Ministries
Donors in southeastern New England kicked off the charitable giving season last week by pledging $4,445 in donations to Racial Justice Ministries on ...
Blog Posts

Does Our Pastor Need a Job Description?
Serving a church without a written job description is like embarking on a long trip without a road map.

Time for Churches to Mark Transgender Remembrance Sunday
It is hard to believe how time has flown by since we all met together in June for Annual Meeting in Hartford. At Annual Meeting we accomplish many ...

After Sutherland Springs: A Reflection
Yesterday’s tragic church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas has already hit the “refresh” button on any number of rallying cries on all sides of ...

Local News

Churches in the News

HARTFORD COURANT: Local Hunger Action Team Marks Anniversary, Successes
A little over three years ago, Stephanie Haines, who is the Minister of Mission and Faith Formation at Gilead Congregational Church, reached out to ...

THE REGISTER CITIZEN: Torrington pastor shares ‘A Tale of Two Churches’
If you have driven by United Congregational Church on 1622 Torringford Street in Torrington, you probably have noticed a new sign that proudly ...

WALLINGFORD PATCH: Volunteers To Repair Homes For Those In Need In Wallingford
About 70 homes will be repaired by volunteers during Wallingford Workcamp this summer. Fundraising efforts are underway for the event.

Devotionals

Spirit Calendar
Brokenness and Restoration - Six Word Stories
"I have known brokenness and restoration. It is from these experiences deep within me that I was prompted to adopt a practice known as Six Word ...
Spirited Wednesday
The Joy of Special Friendships
"In times of trial and tribulation, there is nothing better than a trusted friend," —Rev. Diann Bailey