Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference Annual Meeting delegates took a stand for immigrants this weekend.
"It is never too late to get onboard to become an advocate for racial justice." — TJ Harper
Photo by Marisa Brown Ludwig Several Massachusetts and Connecticut Conference clergy joined more than a thousand other progressive Christians in a Washington DC demonstration on May 24 which is part of the larger Reclaiming Jesus movement. The service and procession was led by Bishop Michael Curry, the Episcopal minister who catapulted to fame ...
The state's legislative session has ended and on five of the issues, Connecticut Conference leaders got their wishes. The Conference's Legislative Advocate, Michele Mudrick - who is guided in her work by the resolutions adopted at Annual Meetings - reports the following: "Conference clergy were instrumental in helping lawmakers in CT agree to ...
The Connecticut Conference Board of Directors has selected three recipients for the 2018 Living Waters Award.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation last week that opens financial aid in the state to “dreamers,” the undocumented immigrants brought here as children, a bill for which Connecticut Conference leaders had lobbied. Under the bill, undocumented students across the state who attend public colleges and universities will be eligible to apply for ...
Thompson Congregational, United Church of Christ is looking to serve those in the community who are fighting addictions. Beginning in May, the church will begin distributing money for Thompson residents seeking recovery from addition.
On Saturday, March 24, thousands attended the Hartford March For Our Lives event, gathering at the Capital Building to add their voices to the millions of people across the country who are calling for the end of gun violence.
"Gracious, holy, merciful God, in this season of penitence, hear us as we offer our confession unto you. We confess our apathy, our lack of care for our neighbor, our laziness, and our silence." — Rev. Alice O'Donovan
The 2018 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly began on February 7, and the CT Conference’s Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick has been hard at work tracking the issues as new bills are raised by representatives and senators around the state.