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

Prayer: The Missing Ingredient in a Fight for the Environment
In the fight against a natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, environmental activists thought they had tried everything. But one thing they ...

Connecting Children with Nature
What does poison ivy look like?  How does a compass work?  What kinds of animals live in the woods in Framingham?  Twenty-six sixth graders from ...
Blog Posts

Get Ready for Sunday School
If you need some assistance and/or inspiration to jump-start your Christian Education programs for the new year, consider attending a free webinar ...

Property Taxes, the First Amendment, and Your Church
A recent ruling in Massachusetts may spark interest in the subject of property taxes and church real estate.

#UCCGS: W.P.W. Three Great Loves & A Just World for All
W.P.W. is my sermon title for my first Sunday back in the pulpit following General Synod 2017, the biennial meeting of the entire United Church of ...

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Churches in the News

AMERICA MAGAZINE: Following Pope Francis, Catholics and Protestants in the U.S. mark the Reformation
For three Christian communities in Marlborough, Mass., a day of ecumenical worship and community service has been 500 years in the making.

GREENFIELD RECORDER: Families swarm to 7th annual Bee Fest
Soft thumps traveled from the hill alongside the Second Congregational Church Saturday as one child after another delivered a series of whacks to a ...

METROWEST NEWS: Natick gun buyback posts removed from Facebook
Organizers of an upcoming gun buyback program are disappointed over having to remove publicity about the event from Facebook.

Spotlights on Local Church Collaboration
Spotlight Recap of churches who have collaborated to reach folks in need.

SPOTLIGHT: Using Empty Bowls to Feed the Hungry
Lynnfield church youth use their artistic talents to raise awareness of hunger and homelessness

SPOTLIGHT: Safe Plates at Waquoit Congregational Church
Dinner helps support four local groups that promote safety and acceptance