Leadership Development

2019 Super Saturday Keynote Video: Rebekah Anderson

4/18/2019

At the recent Super Saturday event, Rebekah Anderson gave a message in which she broke down the story of the Good Samaritan - and then put it back together. Video of her address is now available here.


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.


New Videos: Super Saturday Highlights/Brian McLaren Keynote

3/27/2017

WILBRAHAM, MA -- Two new videos released today show highlights from the 2017 Super Saturday Event, a joint effort by the CT, MA, and RI Conferences of the United Church of Christ. The event featured keynote speaker Brian McLaren, worship, and workshops aimed at developing and strengthening church leaders in a wide variety of topics. The second ...


Siladi Talks To Clergy About Their Ministry Challenges

9/25/2016

Addressing the oldest annual gathering of clergy in the United States on Sunday night, Connecticut Conference Minister The Rev. Kent Siladi told the 50 clergy gathered what they already knew: that they are doing ministry in a climate for which they were not trained.


Refreshed at Clergy Camp

5/15/2015

The second annual Clergy Camp retreat brought sixteen UCC ministers from around the state to Silver Lake Conference Center for two days of laughter, song, silence, challenges, worship, games, and inspiration. They paddled canoes, played under the rainbow panels of a parachute, scaled tall trees, and reveled in the scents of a Connecticut spring.


Silver Lake Changes Lives - And at Clergy Camp, the Lives of Ministers

5/20/2014

Silver Lake Conference Center has formed faith journeys for fifty-six years. Hundreds of pastors credit their summer camp experiences at the Connecticut Conference's outdoor ministry center with informing, nurturing, or sparking their call to ministry. Last week, twenty-six of them took just a couple days to be conferees again: canoeing, climbing, ...


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Beginning September 29, the cultural and theatrical performance “My Name is Opukaha'ia” will be on a month-long tour of museums, churches, and ...
The Center for Progressive Renewal has opened registration for the next cohort of an online leadership development program called the Convergence ...
There is a new tax rule that may require churches that own parking lots to pay income taxes, especially if they reserve parking spaces for staff. ...
This November 12 will mark the 10th anniversary of the beginning of marriage equality in Connecticut, a cause that was championed by many United ...
From Church World Service Don’t miss this budget and mission stretcher! There are still 60 UCC Disaster Ministries matching grants available to UCC ...

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