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Ruth Dudley Resource Center Has Moved

1/25/2017

The Ruth Dudley Resource Center will become the Ruth Dudley Collection at J.P. Webster Library. Staff have already begun transferring resources from the Conference Offices in Hartford to the newly renovated J.P. Webster Library in at First Church of Christ in West Harford.


Turning Hunger Into Hope

11/18/2016

Westbrook youth measure ingredients at mobile meal pack event. Photo by Julia Manners Several of our CTUCC youth groups joined with hundreds of volunteers to support the Central Connecticut Mobile meal packing event for Feed My Starving Children on November 11 and 12. Groups signed up for back-to-back shifts over two days in an effort to address ...


Conference Appeals to Friends of the Conference for Support

11/16/2016

HARTFORD – Referencing Jackie Robinson's famous quote, "A life is not important except for the impact it has on other lives," Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi sent a letter to the more than 1500 church members, clergy, and people associated with the Connecticut Conference asking them to join in making an impact through gifts to Friends ...


Conference Launches New Website

11/8/2016

HARTFORD - The Connecticut Conference has launched a brand new website designed to be both easy for users to navigate, and easy for Conference staff to consistently update with new information and resources. The website features a new Justice Ministries section that provides information on how churches can get involved in the Conference's main ...


General Association Looks At Race, Identity, Family

9/28/2016

Just under 80 clergy and Conference staff attended the 307th General Association Sept. 25 and 26, gathering for networking and some deep discussion on race, identity and the American family. General Association is the longest running annual gathering of clergy in the country, and was held this year at the Heritage Hotel and Conference Center in ...


Newtown Church Awarded Level 3 Green Church

8/25/2016

On July 24, the Newtown Congregational Church received the highest level of Green Church designation from the CT Conference Environmental Ministry Team, making Newtown only the third church in the conference to receive this designation.


National Youth Event Equips Young Leaders

8/2/2016

The UCC National Youth Event was held in Orlando, FL last week and over 80 participants from the CT Conference were in attendance. The event drew 3000 youth from UCC and Disciples of Christ congregations as well as international visitors.


Help Furnish SLCC's Newly Renovated Lodge

7/19/2016

Silver Lake is seeking donations to help furnish the newly renovated Lodge. Through a new Razoo online campaign, the Conference Outdoor Ministry site is looking to raise $20,000 to help outfit the Lodge with furniture, beds, lamps, and tables.


SLCC Gets New Website

6/1/2016

The Silver Lake Conference Center has a brand new website at silverlakect.org.


UCC General Counsel Warns Against Using Copyrighted Material Without Permission

1/22/2014

In a message being widely circulated among the conferences of the United Church of Christ, the denomination's General Counsel, Don Clark, renewed a warning against using copyrighted materials in church publications. Houses of worship are as subject to the law as any other institution or individual: and there have been cases of successful ...


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