First 100 Hours Interfaith Climate Justice Vigils

Pam Arifian

1/5/2017

Proclaim the moral urgency to act for climate justice by joining a movement of interfaith vigils across the nation in the first 100 hours of the new administration.


How does the UCC live the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

Michael Ciba

1/5/2017

When I’m asked, “What is the greatest challenge facing the United Church of Christ?” I always reply, “the greatest challenge facing the United Church of Christ is how do we live Gospel of Jesus Christ.” This has been a springboard for many interesting conversations over the years. It is the issue that the church faces in every generation and that we face today.


Guest Blog: 35 Gather for First Anti-Casino Coalition Meeting

Anne Hughes

12/21/2016

While many clergy and faith leaders were ‘wrapping up’ Advent and Christmas preparations this week, a lively group of 35 interfaith lay and clergy leaders showed up, ready to engage, at the Connecticut Conference headquarters in Hartford on Dec. 20 for the first meeting of the Coalition Against Casino Expansion in CT.


Blogging for CTUCC.org

Andrew Page

12/20/2016

The new CTUCC website offers a valuable tool for communication - Blogs.


GUEST BLOG: Transformed by the Power of Love

Kari Nicewander

12/19/2016

This ring on my finger, that shines in the light, was once part of a bomb in Cambodia. The most ugly things in our world can be transformed by the power of love. God is in the business of turning bombs into beauty.


Hartford Area Churches Petition for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

Guest Blogger

12/15/2016

Guest Blogger David Biklen shares information on a petition in Hartford for an increase in the minimum wage.


Why We Must Raise CT's Minimum Wage To $15

Kent Siladi

12/7/2016

"The practical and moral imperative is clear. A person working full time should not remain in poverty. An American society with integrity cannot justify paying people a poverty-level wage." - Rev. Kent Siladi


Pressing Climate Justice Work

Pam Arifian

11/30/2016

"Regardless of your political leanings, it can’t be disputed that the environment lost in the recent election." - Pam Arifian


New Faith Leader: Jenny Byxbee

Karen Ziel

11/29/2016

Director of Children’s Ministry, Round Hill Community Church (Greenwich)


Guest Blog: Going Home - A Thanksgiving Testimony

Guest Blogger

11/20/2016

By George Wentworth This testimony was presented during worship on November 20 at Church of Christ, Congregational, Newington, CT, where Mr. Wentworth is a member. Church of Christ, Congregational, Newington So here is a short Thanksgiving story. My first semester of college was hard. I was 400 miles away from my family and friends in western New York and things weren't going well. For the first time in my life I felt lonely and alone. I didn't tell anyone back home or any of my high school ...


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