Justice and Witness

#GivingTuesday Drive Brings in nearly $4500 for Racial Justice Ministries

12/5/2017

Donors in southeastern New England kicked off the charitable giving season last week by pledging $4,445 in donations to Racial Justice Ministries on #GivingTuesday.


Faith Leaders Revive MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign as a National Organizing Call to End Racism, Poverty

12/4/2017

Interfaith leaders came together in Washington, D.C. Dec. 4 to launch a revival of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival


Parent Fights Racism In School Curriculum

11/28/2017

Institutional racism is perhaps the most difficult form of racism to eradicate. It is deeply embedded in our legal system, our financial system, our justice system, even in our public schools. But one Connecticut parent and pastor found that speaking up was enough to make a change.


Church Leaders Address Sexual and Domestic Violence

11/22/2017

With sexual abuse and assault dominating the news, more than 40 church leaders attended a presentation and panel discussion on sexual and domestic violence at Spring Glen Church in Hamden on Nov. 16.


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).


Nov. 16 Presentation and Panel to Discuss Rape Culture

11/2/2017

'She says she won’t, but I bet she will.' Before I was raped, these lyrics didn't faze me.


Legislative Advocate Issues Urgent Appeal for Calls to Legislators

9/12/2017

Connecticut Conference Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick is asking faith leaders in the Conference to call on their state representatives and senators, who are may be voting at any time on a state budget.


A Statement on DACA

9/6/2017

Eight-hundred thousand people who trusted our government were let down. Eight-hundred thousand people who were trying to better their lives were told they might soon face deportation.


Church Leaders Address Injustice Following Charlottesville

8/16/2017

More than 30 Conference staff and church leaders gathered together in Hartford Tuesday, August 15, in a conversation about racism, and the current states of our church and our nation.


Casino Bill Passes State Legislature

6/7/2017

State legislators approve East Windsor casino despite CT Conference efforts to oppose any new casinos in the state.


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