37 Southern New England Youth Experience Synod

7/19/2017

Southern New England Conferences collaborate to send thirty-seven young leaders to Youth @ Synod in Baltimore.


Clergy Transitions: July 2017

7/15/2017

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


Synod Reflection: The Now

7/13/2017

Young adult delegates and their shepherds Submitted by The Rev. Michelle Hughes Associate Conference Minister for Transitions As staff assigned to supervise the Connecticut Conference Young Adult Delegates at General Synod 2017, I want to share this group statement composed by the young adults during our final debrief session. They were asked ...


Synod Wrap-up

7/13/2017

More than 50 people from the Connecticut Conference attended the United Church of Christ General Synod June 30 - July 4 in Baltimore, Maryland.


Touchstones With History: Connecticut Conference Celebrates 150 Years

7/13/2017

This year marks the 150 anniversary of the formation of the Connecticut Conference in 1867.  What was going on for the two hundred years before that?   The Missionary Society of Connecticut had been formed in 1798 to send missionaries to the west- the new areas of the United States.  Then in 1816 the Domestic Missionary Society was formed to “build...


Nominations Open for the Inaugural Silver Lake Award

7/10/2017

The Silver Lake Conference Center Board of Directors is excited to announce that nominations for the inaugural Silver Lake Award are open!


Blackmon Speaks to Southern New England Delegates

7/1/2017

In what could be seen as a sneak peek of next year's Annual Meeting, The Rev. Traci Blackmon visited a joint breakfast of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island General Synod delegations Saturday morning,


Hartford Pastor Offers Theological Reflection at Synod

7/1/2017

BALTIMORE– The Rev. Dr. Damaris Whittaker, pastor of First Church of Christ, Hartford, will be one of the Theological Reflectors for General Synod 2017 in Baltimore on Sunday. Her reflection will focus at least in part on what she sees as a dichotomy present in the denomination's bi-annual national gathering.   "Synod is the best of religion, and ...


CT, MA Conferences to Share Associate for Racial Justice Ministry

6/27/2017

TJ Harper Toyan (TJ) Harper – the current Associate for Racial Justice Ministries for the Massachusetts Conference – will be expanding his role to serve in the same capacity for the Connecticut Conference beginning this August. "We are so excited to welcome TJ to our CTUCC staff," said Connecticut Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi. "...


Conference Celebrates Gilson's 17-Years Service

6/26/2017

HARTFORD - Friends, board members, colleagues, and family members gathered at Immanuel Congregational Church on Sunday to celebrate the 17-year service of Cecile Gilson, Executive Assistant to the Conference Minister. Gilson is retiring in August.   The Rev. Dr. James R. Harrison, Gilson's former pastor at First Congregational Church of Woodstock, ...


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