Faith Formation and Christian Education

Multi-Church Youth Ministry Started in New Haven Area

4/10/2018

Four UCC Churches are engaged in a interdependent project to create a new youth ministry program for the youth of their churches.


Young Adults Serve Simsbury Church and Community

11/13/2017

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).


Radiant Youth SHINE at Silver Lake Retreat

11/8/2017

Annual SHINE retreat nurtures young leaders who are Thinking About Working for God.


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.


Faith Formation Leaders To Be Mentors

12/6/2016

 "Where would any of us be were it not for the mentors who came along and, at just the right moment, blew on the embers of our being-in-that-place, bringing visions to light, thoughts into focus and frustrations into opportunities?   There are, of course, formal and informal mentors. Who among us has not picked up a 'tid-bit' here or there, without...


Working For God Retreat Shines

11/8/2016

"Nothing can dim the light that shines from within."– Maya Angelou, poet. "SHINE" was the theme for the annual Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG) retreat at Silver Lake.


Working For The Common Good On Common Ground

9/28/2016

On Saturday, September 24, youth and adults from the Northeast Chapter of Giv2 (Give Squared) spent time helping out in the community garden.


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.


Celebrating Young Leaders

6/29/2016

Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG) took on a new dimension this spring as this signature program of the Connecticut Conference branched out with an Apprenticeship program. Five gifted young people were matched with local pastors as a way to help them explore their call to ministry.


A Meeting of Harts and Hearts

4/29/2016

Pastor Janine Baryza-Ly of First Church in Hartland, Congregational and Jana Russo-Priestley, Director of Faith Formation for First Church of Christ in Hartford had a chance encounter at the UCC General Synod last summer. As they browsed the Our Whole Lives display at the Cleveland Convention Center and engaged in casual conversation, they parted ...


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