CT Conference Takes Action Early in State's 2018 Legislative Session


The 2018 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly began on February 7, and the CT Conference’s Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick has been hard at work tracking the issues as new bills are raised by representatives and senators around the state.

Greenwich Youth Create Banner To Oppose Gun Violence


First Congregational Church of Greenwich youth created a banner in order to send a message to church members and the larger community that they feel change is necessary to keep youth safe from gun violence.

UCC Counsel Warns that Housing Allowance May End


By Tiffany Vail Associate Conference Minister for Communications United Church of Christ General Counsel Heather Kimmel is advising churches and clergy to recognize that the end of the clergy housing allowance is a possibility. The clergy housing allowance is compensation provided to ministers by their employers which the ministers can exclude ...

Social Media Challenges Raise Funds for Conferences


Inspired by a Super Saturday falling on St. Patrick's Day, leaders in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences have issued challenges to their social media friends: donate to my Conference, and I'll go overboard with the wearing of the green. It started when former Connecticut Conference Minister Davida Crabtree challenged ...

Clergy Transitions: March 2018


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

Opposition To Casino Expansion Grows Around Bridgeport


On February 25, nearly 30 concerned citizens gathered at First Congregational Church of Darien to discuss the impacts of a new casino proposed for the Bridgeport area by MGM Resorts.

Strengthen The Church Offering Materials Available


The Connecticut Conference has made available materials for collecting the Strengthen the Church offering.

Put a Face on Southern New England UCC Ministry


Help your Annual Meeting planners put a face on Southern New England UCC Ministry by sending us three photographs of your community. These images should give a window into how you share God's unconditional welcome and live the love and justice of Jesus together. They will be shared at the meeting.  Please send photos to RevHannahWCUC@gmail.com by ...

Racial Justice Team Brings Training To Public Schools


Faculty, staff, and a group of students at Southington High School departed from their usual focus on instruction and assessment to take a hard look at racism in the school.

Silver Lake Seeks Support for New Challenge Course


Silver Lake Conference Center has announced a new campaign to raise money for a new High Ropes Course at the camp.

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