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A Message from CT Conference Minister Kent Siladi
A message about Charlottesville, and a pastoral letter

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 ...

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

Charlottesville
I was at Charlottesville. Something tells me this will be a phrase that will be a part of the rest of my life. The clergy call to Charlottesville ...

Racial Justice Podcasts, Trainings Coming Next Month
Greetings! I hope that each of you is having an enjoyable summer thus far -- a time of restoration and rejuvenation. I am writing to share two ...

I Could No Longer Remain Silent, and Was Arrested
On Tuesday, July 18, I was arrested in Washington, DC and charged with section 22-1307 of the DC criminal code: “crowding, obstructing, or ...

Local Buzz

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

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