New UCC Video Emphasizes Interfaith Unity


The National setting of the United Church of Christ today released a video, and accompanying study guides, that "aim to shine a light on religious bigotry in a unique way— by depicting religious leaders of different faiths experiencing the power of walking in one another’s shoes – and into one another’s houses of worship."

New Haven Churches Fight Against Prison Torture


Three New Haven UCC churches have collaborated with community and collegiate partners to fight the use of torture in prisons by bringing a solitary confinement cell replica to New Haven.

Serving in the City


CTUCC young adults gather to serve a meal at the Warburton Outreach with First Church of Christ, Congregational in Hartford.

Silver Lake Registration Open Jan. 15


SHARON -- "I love this time of year!" said Jennifer Kronholm Clark, Administrator at Silver Lake Conference Center. "For me, this is the beginning of the summer. Registration opens on Sunday!"   Though it might seem early to plan for summer camp, online registration for Silver Lake's seven weeks of summer programming opens on Sunday, Jan. 15, at ...

Silver Lake Announces New Development Associate


Silver Lake Conference Center announced that Heather Dinneen will be the new Development Associate.

Congregational Church of Thompson Displaced by Fire


Thompson Congregational Church is receiving support from local faith communities and organizations after a fire on December 29 severely damaged the historic building.

Three Staff Sabbaticals in 2017


HARTFORD – Three Conference Staff members will be on sabbatical during parts of 2017. The Rev. Dr. Thomas Clough, Easter Regional Minister, will be away January through March, Conference Minister the Rev. Kent Siladi will be away beginning in mid-February and returning after Easter, and Charlie Kuchenbrod, Executive Associate Conference Minister, ...

Conference Minister's Christmas Greeting


"The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined." Isaiah 9:2

Connecticut Women Plan to Join Washington March


In response to the Presidential campaign rhetoric that so often targeted minorities and women, the Women's March on Washington is planned for January 21, the day after the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. Women across the nation have stated their intent to join this grassroots movement to voice their disapproval of the demeaning and divisive ...

Silver Lake 2017 Summer Brochure Released


SHARON -- The Silver Lake Conference Center announced the release of the 2017 Summer Conferences Brochure yesterday. The brochure is currently downloadable on the Silver Lake website at Online registration for all conferences will open January 15.   The first conference of the season will be Counselor-In-Training — a weekend ...

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