Survey Indicates Support for Tri-conference Collaboration, Possible Merger

11/28/2016

Over the last past 9 months, 555 people responding to a survey have indicated their support for the concept of a greater partnership or possible merger of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.


Turning Hunger Into Hope

11/18/2016

Westbrook youth measure ingredients at mobile meal pack event. Photo by Julia Manners Several of our CTUCC youth groups joined with hundreds of volunteers to support the Central Connecticut Mobile meal packing event for Feed My Starving Children on November 11 and 12. Groups signed up for back-to-back shifts over two days in an effort to address ...


Clergy Group Celebrates 23 Years at Silver Lake with Gift

11/17/2016

SHARON - Seven clergy have been meeting a couple of times a year at Silver Lake for fellowship, professional support, and peace and quiet for the past 23 years.


Conference Appeals to Friends of the Conference for Support

11/16/2016

HARTFORD – Referencing Jackie Robinson's famous quote, "A life is not important except for the impact it has on other lives," Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi sent a letter to the more than 1500 church members, clergy, and people associated with the Connecticut Conference asking them to join in making an impact through gifts to Friends ...


Fancy Camp Gala Draws Over 80 in Support of SLCC

11/16/2016

WALLINGFORD — On a cold, clear night under a bright moon, more than 80 Silver Lake supporters gathered at the Wallingford Country Club for the Fancy Camp Gala for Silver Lake, an evening of dinner, dancing, and supporting this outdoor ministry.


Wilton Reading Buddies Make Intergenerational Connections

11/10/2016

WILTON – Wilton Congregational Church has found a creative way to reach young people in the community: read to them.


Conference Launches New Website

11/8/2016

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Conference has launched a brand new website designed to be both easy for users to navigate, and easy for Conference staff to consistently update with new information and resources. The website features a new Justice Ministries section that provides information on how churches can get involved in the Conference's main ...


Working For God Retreat Shines

11/8/2016

"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within."– Maya Angelou, poet. "SHINE" was the theme for the annual Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG) retreat at Silver Lake.


Hartford's Oldest Church Selected for National Grant-Making Program

11/7/2016

Just days after the First Church of Christ celebrated its 384th anniversary, the oldest church in Hartford has been selected to participate in a national grant-making program. The church will receive a planning grant and in-kind professional services leading to the opportunity to access up to $250,000 in capital grants.


Racial Justice Event Has Impact

10/24/2016

Footstep of Peace, A John and Edie Murphy Music for Humanity Event and fundraiser, was held on Sunday, October 23, at the Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford. The 3-part event was an opportunity for participants to learn more about racial justice and support the Connecticut Conference's Racial Justice Ministries.


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