Conference Buzz

News

UCC contingents to take part in Women's Marches in DC, Boston, Greenfield
People from all over the Massachusetts Conference are planning to take part in the upcoming Women's March on Washington, as well as in sister marches ...

Board of Directors Take Part in Prayer Vigil Leading to Meeting
The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors began a prayer vigil on Friday, Dec. 16 which they will maintain each day through January 7, the day ...

#GivingTuesday Gifts Exceed $4K
The Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ participated in the national #GivingTuesday generosity ...
Blog Posts

From Despair to Hope in the New Year
We are called as faithful people to commit ourselves to the notion that there shall be no more victims born of violence perpetrated by one human being...

The Church Marches
Our holy texts are full of prophets railing against the unjust practices of kings, rulers and governors.

Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around
by TJ Harper, Racial Justice Associate Sixty-one years ago this day, December 5, marked the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  African ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

WWLP: Addicts have new place to seek help in Northampton
The Northampton Recovery Center at Edwards Church is open to recovering opiate addicts, as well as their friends and family, as a safe and supportive ...

BLOG: The Meaning of Life? Meaning...and the Occasional Grill Cheese Sandwich.
I wished for the gift of happiness this past holiday season but instead, life gave me a much better gift: meaning.

The Recorder: South Deerfield church celebrates memories before closing
It was a day filled with laughter and tears for the crowd of about 50 gathered at South Deerfield Congregational Church on Sunday afternoon.
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT: Peace Be With You... and You, and You, and You
Bethlehem Peace Light Reaches Several Massachusetts Conference Churches

SPOTLIGHT: Three Sister Churches Challenge Each Other to Collect Coats for the Needy
Three Sister Churches Challenge Each Other to Collect Coats for the Needy and Provide Warmth to the Community

SPOTLIGHT: It’s Not About Selling Pumpkins...
Pawtucket Congregational is building community partnerships, striving to make a difference through service, support, education... and pumpkins.