Clergy Transitions: August & September 2019


The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in August and September 2019:

Conferences Offer Free Interactive Worship Workshop with Marcia McFee


The Southern New England conferences have subscribed to a 6-week interactive online worship experience with Dr. Marcia McFee that churches can take advantage of free of charge. It begins on Oct. 6, 2019. Registering allows participants to access six weeks of downloadable resources (articles and videos) and six live webinars (also recorded for ...

THE HARFORD COURANT: Avon Congregational Church Celebrating 200th Anniversary With Special Worship Service


The Avon Congregational Church is celebrating the 200th anniversary of both the founding of its congregation and the building of its meetinghouse with a special worship service and barbecue lunch, on Sept. 29.

UCCers Take Part in Global Climate Strike


People from across the three conferences supported the youth-led Global Climate Strike in places all over the region on Friday, Sept. 20.

Southern New England UCC Staff Strike for Climate


Members of the Southern New England conferences staff took to the streets on Friday, Sept. 20, for the Global Climate Strike called for by youth.

New Conference Board Calls for Proportional Giving by Churches


Leaders of the newly forming Southern New England conference are asking churches to think in a new way about giving to the wider church: to share a percentage of income in proportion to their gifts from God.

Call to Action: Global Climate Strike Week


Links: Global Climate Strike Website Find an Event Near You Let Us Know How Your Church is Participating List of Southern New England UCC Events   The following Call to Action was sent to churches and clergy on Sept. 9, 2019: Call to Action: Global Climate Strike Week, Sept. 20-27 Together, we will sound the alarm and show our ...

Hartford Church Unleashes Love on Community


Started in Summer 2016 by Youth Directors Isaac Monts, Jodyann Gaynor, Ashlee Satchell, and Shauna Stennett, the Liberty Christian Center International, UCC Annual Community Fair was created with a vision to unleash love on the community.

Responding to Hurricane Dorian


Your gifts to our denomination are already at work as initial aid and assessment are happening through our ministries and ministry partners.

Silver Lake Award Celebration To Honor Two Long-Time Deans


The Silver Lake Award Celebration will honor two long-time deans on October 5 at Brewport in Bridgeport.

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