Clergy Transitions: July 2019


The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in July 2019:

New Racial Justice Team Leader Announced


By Tiffany Vail Associate Conference Minister for Communications A minister and social justice educator who has trained church leaders around the country on doing social justice ministry has been chosen to serve as the new Racial Justice Team leader for the Southern New England conferences.   Dr. Donique McIntosh is a native of Cleveland, Ohio. ...

THE HARTFORD COURANT: Farmington First Church Of Christ Begins Partnership With Family Promise


The First Church of Christ, Congregational, 1652, in Farmington is starting a new partnership with the nonprofit Family Promise of Central Connecticut.

Transitional Realignment of Staff Planned


The staffs of the three Southern New England conferences will shift into a new, transitional structure during 2020, working together on teams aligned around their ministry and program areas rather than being separated by geography.

Rev. Suzanne Wagner Will Serve as Interim Regional Minister


The Reverend Suzanne Wagner will be serving as the Interim Regional Minister for the South Central Region of the Connecticut Conference beginning August 11.

Silver Lake Hosts Campers from China


Silver Lake Conference Center hosted a group of 31 college students from China during week 5 of the summer season. The experience of two convening cultures had an impact on both the Chinese students and the American campers and staff.

CT Women of the UCC Secretary DiDio Retiring


On July 31, 2019, Pam DiDio will retire after 24 years serving as the secretary for the Connecticut Women of the UCC (CTWUCC).

'Southern New England Conference' Recommended as New Name


The Together, As One Board of Directors will recommend to Annual Meeting that the new conference be named the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.

Madison Offers Plastic Bag Buy-Back


Madison church offers to trade reusable bags for single-use plastic bags that can be re-purposed as sleeping mats.

Clergy Transitions: June 2019


The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in June 2019:

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