Conference Buzz


Registration open for Youth@Synod
Registration is now open for the joint Connecticut-Massachusetts-Rhode Island Conferences youth delegation to General Synod in July.

17 Religious Leaders Issue Joint Letter on the Executive Action Suspending Refugee Resettlement
The leaders from 17 religious organizations, including Massachusetts Conference Minister President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, issued a joint letter on ...

CT, MA and RI Boards commit to forming new Conference
The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences on Saturday voted unanimously to commit to forming a new ...
Blog Posts

Sanctuary: It's More Than a Room
Most of our churches have Sanctuaries already.   They house our worship, our meetings, our choir rehearsals. They are places where some sit alone...

A Call to Solidarity with Muslims
There is much to consider in these days and as one of our former colleagues quoted a parishioner – “this is not a sprint. And it's not a marathon ...

How Do Congregations Respond to Interfaith Couples?
While Christian-Jewish may be most people’s first association for “interfaith,” as the population of “nones” grows, the most common pairing is ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

THE PATRIOT LEDGER: Princesses craft at Valentine's tea time in Quincy
200 people came to two tea parties hosted by the Houghs Neck Congregational Church in Quincy on Saturday. Young girls from near and far gathered for ...

TELEGRAM: Remnant of slavery overlooks Paxton church's sanctuary
An ever-present reminder of First Congregational Church's distant ties to slavery overlooks the historic house or worship's sanctuary.

WICKED LOCAL: Norwood Congregational church donates clothes, toiletries to those in need
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, First Congregational Church in Norwood was the site of its first MLK Service Day. Much of what was made or donated will...

SPOTLIGHT: Rapping Up the Christmas Story
Saugus Church Modernizes Their Christmas Pageant with a "Hamilton" -style rap.

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