Church Growth and Vitality

Second Greenwich's Church Do-Over


GREENWICH – At Second Congregational Church of Greenwich, a new evening worship is changing the way some people think of church, and some of those people have never set foot in the church.

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...

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

Young Adults Serve Simsbury Church and Community


The First Church of Christ in Simsbury has added three young adults to the church community this year to serve in their new Young Adult Service Community (YASC).

Congregations Join In Community-Wide Effort to Fight Homelessness


"The interfaith aspect of this program strengthens our interconnectedness with other congregations and empowers us to do more than we think we can."

Benefit Concert Raises Over $4K for Community Kitchens


The First Congregational Church of Woodstock held a benefit concert on Saturday, February 25th for Community Kitchens of Northeastern Connecticut featuring the Bluegrass Gospel Project. The event netted over $4,000 from ticket sales, sponsorships, and a free will offering.

Clergy Supporting Clergy


For most clergy, the role of church pastor is a solo gig. Of the 235 UCC churches in CT, just over 40 have associate pastors. Of course, any church may have plenty of willing members, lay leaders, and volunteers ready to take on all aspects of church life. Yet there is one part of church life most of them will never fully understand: what it's like...

Serving in the City


CTUCC young adults gather to serve a meal at the Warburton Outreach with First Church of Christ, Congregational in Hartford.

Wilton Reading Buddies Make Intergenerational Connections


WILTON – Wilton Congregational Church has found a creative way to reach young people in the community: read to them.

New Video: 2016 CTUCC Revival Highlights


The Connecticut Conference released a new video featuring highlights from the 2016 CTUCC Revival.

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