Justice and Witness

2019 CT Legislative Session Wrap-Up

6/13/2019

An overview of the 2019 CT General Assembly Legislative Session.


CTUCC Advocating on a Number of Issues with Legislature

5/16/2019

The 2019 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly is under way. The Connecticut Conference’s Legislative Advocate, Michele Mudrick, has been hard at work illustrating the justice and compassion of the Conference as outlined by the Conference’s approved resolutions.


Advocate Urges Phone Calls on Healthcare

5/14/2019

Connecticut has the chance to pass ground-breaking legislation to allow the state to offer new health insurance choices, also known as a public option, for small businesses, nonprofits and individuals.


2019 Living Waters Award Winner Announced

5/13/2019

Steve Lane, co-founder of Quiet Corner Refugee Resettlement (QCRR), will be the recipient of the 2019 Living Waters Award.


First Recipient of 'Do The New' Grant Named

5/2/2019

On Palm Sunday, Susan Townsley joined the First Congregational Church, New London, for worship and to present the $5,000 grant check.  Townsley named the embodiment the beloved community as one of the program’s hallmarks, and congratulated the church and co-pastor The Rev. Sara Ofner-Seals (in purple stole) for their winning application.    ...


Legislators Talk About Importance of Faith

4/9/2019

At a first-of-its-kind event on Friday, more than 30 people from 11 Connecticut Conference churches came to the Legislative Office Building to meet with three CTUCC legislators and talk over issues from environmental protection to gambling to economic justice and reproductive rights.


Rainbow Connections

4/4/2019

Volunteers agreed that the UCC presence at True Colors is an important outreach ministry.


Youth Learn Powerful Lessons on Homelessness from Family Promise

3/28/2019

At Church of Christ Congregational in Newington, volunteering with Family Promise has been an eye-opening experience for everyone involved, but especially for our youth.


High School Students Lead Activism Training

3/14/2019

By Grace O’Connor Hebron, CT – Regional Hebron, Andover, and Marlborough (RHAM) High School’s Activism club hosted an event at Gilead Congregational Church called “Activism Boot Camp” recently. The event was structured as a training for individuals seeking to become involved or increase their involvement in various forms of activism.  Audience ...


TJ Harper to End Time as Racial Justice Associate

3/6/2019

The following is a message from Connecticut Conference Minister The Rev. Kent J. Siladi, Massachusetts Transitional Interim Conference Minister The Rev. Don Remick and Rhode Island Transitional Conference Minister The Rev. Marilyn Kendrix: Three years ago we initiated a focus on racial justice ministry within our Conferences.  We hired Toyan ...


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