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.


New Video: 2016 CTUCC Revival Highlights

10/19/2016

The Connecticut Conference released a new video featuring highlights from the 2016 CTUCC Revival.


2016 CTUCC Revival Calls Us To Work

10/17/2016

The Second Annual CTUCC Revival was held at Dixwell Avenue Congregational Church on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, October 13-15. The three night gathering featured inspirational music and passionate sermons that called for renewal of the church through understanding our roots and listening to what God is calling us to be.


New Video: OCWM Multiplying Impact

10/11/2016

The Connecticut Conference released a new video today titled OCWM: Multiplying Impact. This video offers information and testimonies about the ways in which Our Church's Wider Mission (OCWM) gifts from local churches are used to create a greater impact in our conference and in the wider church.


Sabbatical Coverage For Eastern Region Announced

10/10/2016

Conference Minister the Rev. Kent Siladi has announced that the Rev. Chuck Ericson will provide sabbatical coverage for the Rev. Tom Clough beginning in January 2017.


General Association Looks At Race, Identity, Family

9/28/2016

Just under 80 clergy and Conference staff attended the 307th General Association Sept. 25 and 26, gathering for networking and some deep discussion on race, identity and the American family. General Association is the longest running annual gathering of clergy in the country, and was held this year at the Heritage Hotel and Conference Center in ...


Working For The Common Good On Common Ground

9/28/2016

On Saturday, September 24, youth and adults from the Northeast Chapter of Giv2 (Give Squared) spent time helping out in the community garden.


UCC Advocates Celebrate End Of 52-Year Colombian Conflict

9/27/2016

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

9/25/2016

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.


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