Church History and Identity

Clergy Transitions: March 2019

4/8/2019

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


Clergy Transitions: January & February 2019

3/13/2019

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in January and February 2019:


UCC Bridgeport Envisions Big Impact

2/14/2019

“You hear the word incubate all over. We don’t need to incubate. We’re 324 years old. We need to accelerate.” - Rev. Sara Smith


Two CT Churches Leave Legacy Behind

1/17/2019

Two CT Conference churches held their last worship services and closed their doors in recent months. Ivoryton Congregational Church held its last worship on Dec. 30, and Waterford Congregational Church held its last worship September 30.


Clergy Transitions: January 2019

1/9/2019

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


Clergy Transitions: December 2018

12/13/2018

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


CT Clergy Gather to Celebrate 25/50 Year Ordinands

12/6/2018

Almost 100 Connecticut clergy gathered at the Four Points Sheraton in Meriden on Dec. 4 to celebrate the 25th and 50th Ordination Anniversaries of 18 church leaders, chaplains and educators.


Clergy Transitions: November 2018

11/8/2018

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


Middletown Celebrates Past With Commitment to Community and Future

11/2/2018

In a letter to the congregation at First Church in Middletown, Rev. Julia Burkey outlines the events celebrating the church’s 350th anniversary, the church’s ancestors, and the current community-building efforts as the congregation recommits itself to a covenant signed 350 years ago this Sunday.   Greetings in Christ!   Many of us are bustling ...


Deeper Understandings Come from Worship Onboard Freedom Schooner Amistad

10/25/2018

North Branford Congregational Church took a creative approach to worshipping beyond their walls. Members of the congregation traveled to New Haven to worship on the Freedom Schooner Amistad in New Haven Harbor.


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