Synod Approves Replacing Three Southern New England Conferences With One

6/24/2019

Jocelyn Gardner Spencer making the case for the new conference at General Synod 32 as Marilyn Kendrix looks on.    Photo by Drew Page Delegates to the United Church of Christ's national meeting on Monday overwhelmingly approved a request by its three conferences in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island to dissolve and join together ...


Clergy Transitions: April & May 2019

6/18/2019

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in April May 2019:


Conference Weekly E-Newsletters to Go On Hiatus

6/18/2019

The weekly email newsletters of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences will be going on hiatus this summer, while new communication strategies are researched and put into place for fall. This week's editions will be the last separate email newsletters for the three conferences, which are moving toward uniting together to form ...


2019 CT Legislative Session Wrap-Up

6/13/2019

An overview of the 2019 CT General Assembly Legislative Session.


Wilton Church Sees Increase In Confirmations

6/13/2019

"When we put church in the ecosystem of everything else that we do, it makes sense." — Lydia Gajdel


Synod Delegates Can Glimpse Vision for New Conference

6/12/2019

General Synod 32 June 21 - 25, 2019 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Prior to considering the request of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences to join together to form a new conference, General Synod voters will have a number of opportunities to glimpse the vision for what lies ahead. Right now, a resource paper developed by ...


Leaning Into Leadership

6/6/2019

Hartford, CT — Pastors, youth leaders, parents, and siblings gathered at the Connecticut Conference Office for a celebration of the 2019 cohort of Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG) Apprentices. TAWFG is a signature program of the CT Conference that offers youth a chance to consider their call to ministry. The six apprentices from around the ...


New Church Dashboard Launches

6/4/2019

Churches in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences are being asked to use a new communication tool: The Church Dashboard. Local church leaders can log into the dashboard and update contact information for the churches and their staff and volunteer leaders. This enables conference staff to know who to contact with such items as...


Last-of-its-Kind Special Meeting Held in West Hartford

5/21/2019

In what will be the last gathering of its kind, delegates, guests, and clergy of the Connecticut Conference gathered together on May 18 to worship, receive reports from the Board and staff, consider resolutions, and celebrate the Living Waters award.


CTUCC Advocating on a Number of Issues with Legislature

5/16/2019

The 2019 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly is under way. The Connecticut Conference’s Legislative Advocate, Michele Mudrick, has been hard at work illustrating the justice and compassion of the Conference as outlined by the Conference’s approved resolutions.


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