Leadership Development

37 Southern New England Youth Experience Synod


Southern New England Conferences collaborate to send thirty-seven young leaders to Youth @ Synod in Baltimore.

New Videos: Super Saturday Highlights/Brian McLaren Keynote


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


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


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


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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Get information about Connecticut Women of the UCC delivered right to your inbox!  This includes news about upcoming meetings, retreats and special ...
Churches are invited to serve as livestream sites for an upcoming event,  The Courage to Show Up: a conversation with Brené Brown and DeRay McKesson, ...
Connecticut Women of the UCC are hiring a bus to take Celebration X participants from Connecticut to Maine for the April 6-8, 2018, event.  Anyone ...
Another tool for UCC clergy, community activists, and people who want to find a way to promote justice and deepen their faith debuted last week, in ...
The Coalition Against Casino Expansion in CT is encouraging church members to come to a panel discussion on a proposed casino in Bridgeport - and to ...

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