In early January, a delegation of 37 Christians and Jews from Hartford traveled together to Alabama to retrace the steps of civil rights leaders. The trip, dubbed the Interfaith Freedom and Justice Ride 2019, was spearheaded by the Jewish Federation Association of Connecticut (JFACT), the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford’s Jewish Community ...
Two CT Conference churches held their last worship services and closed their doors in recent months. Ivoryton Congregational Church held its last worship on Dec. 30, and Waterford Congregational Church held its last worship September 30.
Connecticut Conference Minister the Rev. Kent Siladi and Pam Arifian, the Director of the Northeast Environmental Justice Center at Silver Lake Conference Center, held a live video conversation on January 11 to talk about the impacts of climate change and how it shapes the work of the church today and in the future. The conversation began with ...
Registration for the 2019 Summer Camp Session at Silver Lake Conference Center opens Jan. 15, and those registering by Jan. 31st can receive a $50 discount on their registration.
The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in December 2018:
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The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in November 2018:
“We stood as people of faith together to witness that no human being is illegal and to demonstrate our commitment to speak up and out about policies that criminalize those seeking asylum in our country,” Siladi said.
The Connecticut Conference recently sent out it's annual Friends of the Conference appeal, and is hoping to increase participation to raise more than $50,000. The Conference raised $41,800 in 2017, a jump from $37,300 in 2016. In 2015, more than $42,000 was raised. Money donated to Friends of the Conference helps supplement income received ...
Almost 100 Connecticut clergy gathered at the Four Points Sheraton in Meriden on Dec. 4 to celebrate the 25th and 50th Ordination Anniversaries of 18 church leaders, chaplains and educators.