Together, As One

Put a Face on Southern New England UCC Ministry


Help your Annual Meeting planners put a face on Southern New England UCC Ministry by sending us three photographs of your community. These images should give a window into how you share God's unconditional welcome and live the love and justice of Jesus together. They will be shared at the meeting.  Please send photos to by ...

Boards Move Forward on Forming New Conference


The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conference Boards of Directors on Saturday enthusiastically gave their stamp of approval to bylaws and other documents that will govern a new, unified conference.

Two Online Focus Groups Scheduled


In response to requests from those who could not attend one of the 11 recent Together, As One focus groups, two online sessions have been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 5, at 7:00 PM and Thursday, Feb. 8, at 11:00 AM. The focus group sessions are an opportunity for people in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences to help envision ...

More Than 200 People Sign up for New Conference Focus Groups


More than 200 people have signed up to attend one of 11 focus group gatherings being held Jan. 18 - 23 to give their input on what a new, unified conference might look like. It is not too late to RSVP to attend. The groups are being held in various churches in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and are being facilitated by Jim ...

Focus Groups on New Conference Scheduled for January


Below is a letter from the The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, The Rev. Barbara Libby and The Rev. Kent Siladi, Conference Ministers of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut Conferences. Friends, As we continue to explore the new Together, As One Conference, we invite you to share your voice to help us envision how together, we are called to live ...

Vision for New Conference Laid Out


The Together, As One team has developed a Vision, Mission and Purpose statement, with an accompanying Conversation Guide.

Together, As One Team Digs Into the Details


The Together, As One planning team – composed of members of the Boards of Directors and staff of the three southern New England conferences - met on Sept. 14 and dug deep to begin hashing out details related to the formation of a new, unified Conference.

Together, As One Team Engages with Consultant


Leaders from the three southern New England Conferences met with a consultant last week who will help guide them in developing a proposal to form a new, single Conference.

Work Begins on Crafting New Conference Proposal


Just after the Annual Meetings of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut Conferences voted decisively on June 17 to move forward toward uniting into one Conference, Connecticut Conference Board Member Jocelyn Gardner-Spencer looked at Connecticut Conference Minister Kent Siladi and said “we have a lot of work to do.”

37 Southern New England Youth Experience Synod


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

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