"So now we move forward in faith together." — Rev. Kent Siladi
"Our faith as Christians reminds us that for everything there is a season." —Emily McKenna
"There is an easy, sometimes playful energy of collegiality among us that can escalate into laughter or occasionally bring forth a tear. "— Rev. Chuck Ericson
"The best and most effective partnerships are formed in the context of communities, organizations, and families within whom these values and this way of being are deeply formed."— Karen Ziel
"Faith is more caught than taught." —Debbie Gline Allen
"Sure, I can connect with *more* people online than I can in person, but these connections aren’t very high quality." — Rev. Mary Nelson
"I don’t know about you, but the simpler way isn’t always obvious to me." — Martha Goodman
"Churches need to be more innovative. Clearly, the old way of doing things is not working, as demographic studies will show." — Susan Page Townsley
This is one of a series of reflections on the joint gathering of the board members of Together, As One Board with the members of the boards of the historic Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences. Find them all here. "I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." Isaiah 43:19. On May 4, 2019, three Conferences or four Boards gathered to worship and build, to break bread and share, to...
This is one of a series of reflections on the joint gathering of the board members of Together, As One Board with the members of the boards of the historic Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences. Find them all here. To gather with the other members of our three Boards of Directors from the historic conferences alongside those now representing us as the Together As One Board proved to be both an educational opportunity as well as quite inspirational. Over the past few years as ...