UCC Advocates Celebrate End Of 52-Year Colombian Conflict


A 2013 delegation crossing the Rio Magadalena United Church of Christ leaders are celebrating the announcement that the last armed conflict in South America is over after five decades. More than 200,000 lives were lost in the conflict, and 5 million people displaced. On Monday, Sept. 26, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Revolutionary ...

Siladi Talks To Clergy About Their Ministry Challenges


Addressing the oldest annual gathering of clergy in the United States on Sunday night, Connecticut Conference Minister The Rev. Kent Siladi told the 50 clergy gathered what they already knew: that they are doing ministry in a climate for which they were not trained.

Touchstones With History: Domestic Missionary Society


This year is the 200th anniversary of the formation of the Domestic Missionary Society, the precursor to what became the United Church Board for Homeland Missions and now the Local Church Ministries.

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Silver Lake Lodge Dedicated


More than 70 alumni, clergy, youth, and donors gathered at Silver Lake Conference Center on Sunday to dedicate the newly renovated building known as "The Lodge." The dedication marks the end of a year-long project to rebuild the site's oldest building using some of the most modern and environmentally sustainable building techniques available.

Moral Monday Leader Rallies Faith Leaders


Twenty five UCC clergy, faith leaders, and Racial Justice Ministry facilitators joined their Jewish, Unitarian, Baptist, and Moslem brothers and sisters on September 8, to hear the Rev. Dr. William Barber ll, Pastor of Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina, President of the North Carolina NAACP, and architect of the Moral Monday ...

CT Churches Welcome Hundred Of Refugees, Part 2


The second part of a two part story on refugee resettlement efforts in the CT Conference, UCC.

Ct Churches Welcome Hundred Of Refugees, Part 1 Of 2


First in a two-part story on the involvement of CT churches in refugee resettlement efforts.

Siladi Invites Churches To Sign On To Syrian Refugee Response


Conference Minister The Rev. Kent J. Siladi today (Aug. 31) emailed a letter to churches inviting them to respond in particular ways to the Syrian refugee crisis.

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