Registration Open for Service and Learning Trip to Cheyenne River Reservation


Registration is now open for a service and learning trip to the Cheyenne River Reservation in South Dakota. The Connecticut Conference is again partnering with Simply Smiles to offer this life-transforming opportunity to live and work in the Lakota community of LaPlant, South Dakota. Trip dates are May 12 through May 19. Activities will include ...

Focus Groups on New Conference Scheduled for January


Below is a letter from the The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, The Rev. Barbara Libby and The Rev. Kent Siladi, Conference Ministers of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut Conferences. Friends, As we continue to explore the new Together, As One Conference, we invite you to share your voice to help us envision how together, we are called to live ...

Advent Around The Conference


The season of Advent is a busy time of year for a church. Many churches find their pews a bit more crowded in the weeks leading to Christmas. This year, churches around the Connecticut Conference will hold dozens of pageants, both modern and traditional, as well as holiday concerts featuring local artists, famous musicians, and quite a few bell and...

People of Faith... Still Waiting


Waiting that is fierce cannot be passive. Called as we are to make God’s love and justice real, it is up to each of us to make real the Advent virtues of hope, peace, joy and love.

Clergy Play Promotes Innovative Thinking


"People expect us to solve problems. If you look at corporations that value innovation, they create innovation spaces.” - Rev. Susan Townsley

Clergy Transitions: December 2017


The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in November 2017:

Annual Friends Appeal Lifts Up Shared Values


In his annual Friends of the Conference appeal letter, Conference Minister The Rev. Kent Siladi wrote that the values that are drawing the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences together are worthy of support.

#GivingTuesday Drive Brings in nearly $4500 for Racial Justice Ministries


Donors in southeastern New England kicked off the charitable giving season last week by pledging $4,445 in donations to Racial Justice Ministries on #GivingTuesday.

Faith Leaders Revive MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign as a National Organizing Call to End Racism, Poverty


Interfaith leaders came together in Washington, D.C. Dec. 4 to launch a revival of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival

Parent Fights Racism In School Curriculum


Institutional racism is perhaps the most difficult form of racism to eradicate. It is deeply embedded in our legal system, our financial system, our justice system, even in our public schools. But one Connecticut parent and pastor found that speaking up was enough to make a change.

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