Youth of Color Explore Environmental Justice & Faith at Camp

6/11/2014

"I felt at peace and closer to God," reported one teen about her experience at the Environmental Justice For All! Retreat, held at Silver Lake the first weekend in June.


Silver Lake Changes Lives - And at Clergy Camp, the Lives of Ministers

5/20/2014

Silver Lake Conference Center has formed faith journeys for fifty-six years. Hundreds of pastors credit their summer camp experiences at the Connecticut Conference's outdoor ministry center with informing, nurturing, or sparking their call to ministry. Last week, twenty-six of them took just a couple days to be conferees again: canoeing, climbing, ...


UCC General Counsel Warns Against Using Copyrighted Material Without Permission

1/22/2014

In a message being widely circulated among the conferences of the United Church of Christ, the denomination's General Counsel, Don Clark, renewed a warning against using copyrighted materials in church publications. Houses of worship are as subject to the law as any other institution or individual: and there have been cases of successful ...


50 Meals in 50 Minutes

12/17/2013

Times have changed. The pace of the world keeps getting faster, and churches are often left in the dust scratching their heads to figure out how to keep up. At the Congregational Church of Marlborough UCC, they have embraced the concept of the fast in a new model for serving the hungry. The program is called the Drive-Thru Cafe: 50 Meals in 50 ...


New London Second Moves to Waterford

7/15/2013

On Sunday, the Second Congregational Church of New London held its final worship in New London and ended the service with a caravan to a new home in Waterford. This historic moment in the life of Second Church comes after months of planning and a great deal of determination.


CT - MA - RI Timeline

Events Leading Our Conferences to Where We Are Right Now  Following is a timeline of events that have led to the proposal for a new Conference. This document was prepared by Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal. Key: Jim = Jim Antal, Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Kent = Kent Siladi, Connecticut Conference ...


Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar Recording & Resources

The following material is from the Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar held on March 30, 2017. Please use these materials in any way that is helpful to spread the word about the meeting in your congregation. Recording: A Recording of the Webinar with Host John Hargrave, a member of the Wellesley Congregational Church in Wellesley, MA and Tiffany Vail, ...


Together, As One

On June 16 - 17, 2017, at a joint Annual Meeting, delegates from the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences voted decisively to move ahead toward forming a new, joint Conference.  The vote had been proposed by the three Boards of Directors, who on January 21, 2017, following a year of discernment, unanimously approved a Resolution...


Together, As One - FAQs

In January 2017, the Boards of Directors of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ each voted unanimously to approve a resolution calling for the creation of a new Conference of the United Church of Christ in Southern New England. The following FAQs respond to some of the questions that ...


Together, As One Frequently Asked Questions 2018

Click here to download this document in PDF form In June 2017, the Annual Meetings of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ each voted to approve a resolution calling for the creation of a new Conference of the United Church of Christ in Southern New England. Since then, the TA1 Planning Team ...


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