Annual Meeting Primer on Resolutions Approved

11/16/2018

The Board of Directors of the Connecticut Conference UCC approved the 2019 Primer for Resolutions and Affirmations. It is now available online here.  The deadline for submission of Group A resolutions is February 1, 2019 in anticipation of the May 18 Special Meeting. The resolution must be submitted to the office of the Conference Minister of the ...


Brilliant Minds, Glowing Faces, Radiant Hearts

11/8/2018

The annual SHINE retreat was one of several retreats held at Silver Lake weekend. Sponsored by the Connecticut Conference, SHINE seeks to nurture leadership skills in youth who are Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG).


Clergy Transitions: November 2018

11/8/2018

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in October 2018:


Trinity Minister Talks About Impact of Online Ministry

11/7/2018

The Rev. Jasmin E. Taylor, Associate Pastor of Digital and Media Ministry at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. recently spent some time online with Conference Minister The Rev. Kent Siladi talking about social media and the church. During the interview (watch the recording at right), the Rev. Taylor explained how her church uses social ...


Middletown Celebrates Past With Commitment to Community and Future

11/2/2018

In a letter to the congregation at First Church in Middletown, Rev. Julia Burkey outlines the events celebrating the church’s 350th anniversary, the church’s ancestors, and the current community-building efforts as the congregation recommits itself to a covenant signed 350 years ago this Sunday.   Greetings in Christ!   Many of us are bustling ...


Revival Participants Called on to Rise Up

10/31/2018

The Rev. Damarais Whittaker called on church members gathered at the Reviving Justice event this weekend to rise up, live into the discomfort of change and reclaim the voice of Christianity in a world that is in desperate need.


Deeper Understandings Come from Worship Onboard Freedom Schooner Amistad

10/25/2018

North Branford Congregational Church took a creative approach to worshipping beyond their walls. Members of the congregation traveled to New Haven to worship on the Freedom Schooner Amistad in New Haven Harbor.


420 Turn Out for Super Saturday

10/23/2018

The sky may have been overcast, but Super Saturday was beaming with activity: 420 attendees, 46 workshops, worship, marketplace, networking, and keynote speaker Dr. David M Csinos discussing faith formation.  This Super Saturday was hosted by the Massachusetts Conference with presenters, participants and volunteers from Massachusetts, Connecticut...


Silver Lake Award Celebration Honors Rev. Davida Crabtree

10/18/2018

The Silver Lake community spent the afternoon of October 14th celebrating The Rev. Davida Crabtree, and supporting UCC outdoor ministry at Silver Lake Conference Center.


East Hartford Church Strengthens Community Ties Through Its Parsonage

10/17/2018

First Congregational Church of East Hartford take creative look at using its parsonage for building communities ties for new or beginning education professionals.


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