Prayer of Confession for Those Over 21


"Gracious, holy, merciful God, in this season of penitence, hear us as we offer our confession unto you. We confess our apathy, our lack of care for our neighbor, our laziness, and our silence." — Rev. Alice O'Donovan

March Super Saturday Offered a Vision of Heaven, Irish Tradition, and Lots of Learning and Networking


It was quite chilly in Wilbraham, but that didn’t stop 600 people from attending Super Saturday at the Minnechaug Regional High School.

Thompson Congregational Renews Community Roots


"Today, this church is called by the same God who formed it in 1735 to reach out in loving service to ALL their neighbors." — Rev. Greg Gray

Conference Leaders Raise $3700 Through Wearing Of The Green


Leaders of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences together raised over $3,700 for their respective ministries through successful social media challenges that required them to go VERY green for St. Patrick's Day.

CT Conference Takes Action Early in State's 2018 Legislative Session


The 2018 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly began on February 7, and the CT Conference’s Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick has been hard at work tracking the issues as new bills are raised by representatives and senators around the state.

Greenwich Youth Create Banner To Oppose Gun Violence


First Congregational Church of Greenwich youth created a banner in order to send a message to church members and the larger community that they feel change is necessary to keep youth safe from gun violence.

UCC Counsel Warns that Housing Allowance May End


By Tiffany Vail Associate Conference Minister for Communications United Church of Christ General Counsel Heather Kimmel is advising churches and clergy to recognize that the end of the clergy housing allowance is a possibility. The clergy housing allowance is compensation provided to ministers by their employers which the ministers can exclude ...

Social Media Challenges Raise Funds for Conferences


Inspired by a Super Saturday falling on St. Patrick's Day, leaders in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences have issued challenges to their social media friends: donate to my Conference, and I'll go overboard with the wearing of the green. It started when former Connecticut Conference Minister Davida Crabtree challenged ...

Clergy Transitions: March 2018


The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in February 2018:

Opposition To Casino Expansion Grows Around Bridgeport


On February 25, nearly 30 concerned citizens gathered at First Congregational Church of Darien to discuss the impacts of a new casino proposed for the Bridgeport area by MGM Resorts.

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