Conference Buzz


Missionary Elena Huegel Speaking Schedule Announced
Elena Huegel, a Global Ministries missionary since 1994, will arrive in Massachusetts soon to visit Conference churches and share her stories and ...

Salem youth extend extravagant welcome
The youth at the Tabernacle Congregational Church in Salem could teach folks a thing or two about extravagant welcome.

2016 Annual Report now available
The Massachusetts Conference 2016 Annual Report, Be Bold, is now available. Printed copies were given to all Annual Meeting attendees, and multiple ...
Blog Posts

Millennials are - literally - at your doorstep
If yours is like most mainline Protestant churches in Southern New England, you've spent a lot of time and energy wondering how you can get those 20- ...

Multiple Roads to a Multicultural Congregation
August 2016—Volume 24, Number 8 Copyright @ 2016 by Cynthia Woolever “We’re not sure how to do it but we believe we should become a multicultural ...

What do we DO now? An invitation
In the wake of yet more shootings that raise questions and awareness of the racial divide in our country AND with a significant source of that strife ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

MASSLIVE: First Congregational Church of Montague creates outdoor labyrinth
"Don't call it a maze,'" Peter Moretti was admonished as he worked on a hot July day, constructing the new labyrinth in the side yard of the First ...

EAGLE TRIBUNE: Backpack project helps kids 'feel good about themselves'
METHUEN — Thanks to a local church, 75 students will have new back-to-school outfits when they report for their classes next month. Each of them will ...

CAPE COD CHRONICLE: Church Picks Passionate, Progressive Preacher
After three and a half years under the leadership of an interim minister, Pilgrim Congregational Church has hired a full-time pastor, The Rev. Dr. ...

SPOTLIGHT: Church Floats a Message Across Sudbury
Memorial Congregational Church Made and Float and Joined the Town's July 4th parade to Share the "Be the Church" Message

SPOTLIGHT: Greenfield Church Reaches Out to the Community with "Free-Bees"
Lessons in caring for the environment are learned through Beekeeping-inspired Festival

SPOTLIGHT UPDATE: Saturday Church at West Parish of Barnstable Going Strong
Saturday worship attracts a new crowd at West Parish of Barnstable, UCC.