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Resources for Responding to the Las Vegas Shootings
The following resources have been compiled in response to the Oct. 1 shootings in Las Vegas: From the national setting of the UCC: ...

Dorhauer Responds to Grief of a Community, Nation
The leader of the United Church of Christ, saddened and sickened over the loss of life in a mass shooting Sunday night in Las Vegas, offers prayers ...

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 ...
Blog Posts

Court Ruling on Clergy Housing Allowance Raises Questions
Shock waves have reverberated across the land over the past two weeks as clergy and the religious organizations that employ them got word of a federal...

Can Flames Compete with Tweets?
Overwhelm: It seems to be a common word these days. News is full of stories that tap deeply into our compassion and concern.  But they are so full of ...

Bringing Spiritual Care to Storm Victims in Florida
Disaster Resource Team member Fred Meade has been called by the Red Cross once again, this time to provide spiritual care to Hurricane Irma victims in...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

BERKSHIRE EAGLE: Sermon calls for aid, Church on the Hill responds with funds, cleaning supplies
Nearly three dozen red buckets stuffed with sponges, laundry detergent, vinyl gloves and other cleaning supplies are headed to hurricane victims in ...

BOSTON GLOBE: Old South Church puts a $19 million price on sunlight
Old South Church has put a price on sunlight: $19 million. That’s how much the historic Copley Square church wants developer Boston Properties to pay ...

WICKED LOCAL: Billerica First Congregational Church holds Peace Vigil
The afternoon programs began when TJ Harper, associate for Racial Justice Ministries, presented an introduction to racial justice training.
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT: Second Church of Plymouth Puts Recovery First
Worship service and programs offered for those touched by addiction

SPOTLIGHT: Getting the Millennial’s Perspective
Braintree Church Youth Tries to Inspire Congregation with her Written Words

SPOTLIGHT: Haverhill Church Creates a Prayer Wall
A Bucket of Sidewalk Chalk Becomes an Invitation to the Community