Silver Lake Earns Accreditation from American Camp Association


Silver Lake Conference Center, a United Church of Christ summer camp and retreat center, has earned accreditation from the American Camp Association (ACA).

Annual Meeting Planners Call for Behavioral Covenant; Focus on Vision


The Nov. 1 - 2 Annual Meeting will have a focus on lifting up nuanced perspectives and on hearing vision-inspired local church stories during break-out sessions.

Joseph Clemmons Program Moves in New Direction


The Joseph D. Clemmons Job Training Program (JCT) has taken a new direction, transforming from a 2-week training program to an leadership development initiative for youth and young adults of color.

500 Participate in Super Saturday Worship, Workshops, Marketplace, and Mission Project


Wonderful worship with great music and keynote speaker, 48 workshops, a mission project, a breast cancer awareness campaign, vendor-filled marketplace, networking, and fun. That just about sums up Super Saturday, October 2019, a collaborative effort of the Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island conferences, with presenters and attendees from ...

In Memoriam: Ruth Ann Dudley


Ruth Ann Dudley, who nurtured a generation of faith formation leaders while serving on the Connecticut Conference staff, died peacefully on Oct. 4 at the Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford. She was 99 years old. Ruth joined the Conference staff in 1971, and became Executive Director of the Christian Education 1974 - the first ...

Open Table Communion Leads to More Open Worship


Flagg Road United Church of Christ has been experimenting with a communion service that they call Open Table Communion. The result is a unique perspective at what it means to worship.

Clergy Transitions: August & September 2019


The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in August and September 2019:

Conferences Offer Free Interactive Worship Workshop with Marcia McFee


The Southern New England conferences have subscribed to a 6-week interactive online worship experience with Dr. Marcia McFee that churches can take advantage of free of charge. It begins on Oct. 6, 2019. Registering allows participants to access six weeks of downloadable resources (articles and videos) and six live webinars (also recorded for ...

UCCers Take Part in Global Climate Strike


People from across the three conferences supported the youth-led Global Climate Strike in places all over the region on Friday, Sept. 20.

Southern New England UCC Staff Strike for Climate


Members of the Southern New England conferences staff took to the streets on Friday, Sept. 20, for the Global Climate Strike called for by youth.

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