Justice and Witness

Living Sanctuary: 40 Days in the Wilderness

Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager

5/2/2018

"Offering sanctuary is our sacred responsibility grounded in the biblical ethics and gospel values of neighbor love." — Rev. Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager


Many Voices, One Mission: Wrestling With Our Past

Wendy Vander Hart

4/25/2018

"Memory has an influence on what we see and do." — Rev. Wendy Vander Hart


Racial Justice Podcasts Available Today!

TJ Harper

4/11/2018

There are times when voices outside of congregations, associations, and the Conference can have a different perspective and shed new light on the call to racial justice.  Thus far, we have two podcasts available with two experts in the realm of racial justice.  We hope that you tune in for these conversations to hear about the stories of these two leaders in academia and the faith context.  Please, listen to these podcasts individually or within your congregations; spread the word; and share any...


Holy Week Message from Rev. Siladi

Kent Siladi

3/23/2018

"Love one another. It is finished. He is Risen!" — Rev. Kent Siladi


$15 Wage for Economic Growth in Connecticut

David Biklen

3/16/2018

"Low wages unnecessarily stress the state economy, government services, and workers and their families. The state can reduce each of these stresses by increasing the minimum wage." — David Biklen


No Guns In School

Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager

3/16/2018

"The notion of arming teachers with guns as a response to gun violence is abhorrent and absurd." —Rev. Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager


Many Voices, One Mission: Be A Champion for Racial Justice

TJ Harper

3/14/2018

"There is no one way or best way to achieve racial justice; instead, it is our collective differences and our united goal that will one day allow us to be successful in achieving equity for all God's people." —TJ Harper


Women's March 2018: Standing On The Edge Of History

Kristen Provost Switzer

1/23/2018

"The 2018 Women’s March helped me to remember that like the Triune God and our own worshipping communities, we are so much stronger together than we could ever be on our own. " - Rev. Kristen Provost Switzer


The David and Goliath Battle for Bridgeport and CT’s doorsteps

Anne Hughes

12/18/2017

A reflection on the recent anti-casino gathering in Bridgeport, and a look at what comes next.


Time for Churches to Mark Transgender Remembrance Sunday

Thomas Gregory Gray

11/9/2017

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 things for the work of the church, but from my perspective the most important accomplishment was when we passed “A Resolution of Implementation Recommending Churches of the Connecticut Conference Mark Transgender Remembrance Sunday.” Just as a friendly reminder November 20th each year is Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR), and our resolution asks ...


Page 4 of 7 previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next