Clergy Transitions: December 2017

12/15/2017

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in November 2017:


Annual Friends Appeal Lifts Up Shared Values

12/11/2017

In his annual Friends of the Conference appeal letter, Conference Minister The Rev. Kent Siladi wrote that the values that are drawing the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences together are worthy of support.


#GivingTuesday Drive Brings in nearly $4500 for Racial Justice Ministries

12/5/2017

Donors in southeastern New England kicked off the charitable giving season last week by pledging $4,445 in donations to Racial Justice Ministries on #GivingTuesday.


Faith Leaders Revive MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign as a National Organizing Call to End Racism, Poverty

12/4/2017

Interfaith leaders came together in Washington, D.C. Dec. 4 to launch a revival of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival


Parent Fights Racism In School Curriculum

11/28/2017

Institutional racism is perhaps the most difficult form of racism to eradicate. It is deeply embedded in our legal system, our financial system, our justice system, even in our public schools. But one Connecticut parent and pastor found that speaking up was enough to make a change.


Clergy Transitions: November 2017

11/27/2017

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in October 2017:


Church Leaders Address Sexual and Domestic Violence

11/22/2017

With sexual abuse and assault dominating the news, more than 40 church leaders attended a presentation and panel discussion on sexual and domestic violence at Spring Glen Church in Hamden on Nov. 16.


Ruth Tyrol Honored at Fancy Camp Fundraiser

11/22/2017

Southern New England's outdoor ministry glitterati were at their most sparkly on the evening of Nov 18 at Fancy Camp, a gala to benefit Silver Lake Conference Center.


Vision for New Conference Laid Out

11/15/2017

The Together, As One team has developed a Vision, Mission and Purpose statement, with an accompanying Conversation Guide.


Young Adults Serve Simsbury Church and Community

11/13/2017

The First Church of Christ in Simsbury has added three young adults to the church community this year to serve in their new Young Adult Service Community (YASC).


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