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News

#GivingTuesday - Deadline for Giving Extended
The Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ participated in the #GivingTuesday generosity movement on ...

Survey Indicates Support for Tri-conference Collaboration, Possible Merger
Over the last past 9 months, 555 people responding to a survey have indicated their support for the concept of a greater partnership or possible ...

UCC Pension Boards announce 2017 rates
The Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ has announced that 2017 rates will increase an average of 9% for health insurance, and 4% for dental...
Blog Posts

Post-Election Vigil Spurs Increased Worship Attendance
We discovered that many who attended our post-election vigil were looking for a safe place in the midst of uncertainty.

Shall We Gather?
I am sure in the wake of our national elections of the need for conversation: a conversation that offers a chance to process our feelings and think ...

Let’s Be The Church!
Let’s gather. Based on feedback we will hold this round of gatherings for clergy. If you have colleagues in your community who would appreciate a ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

The Landmark: Standing in solidarity
Local pastor makes a trip to North Dakota in support of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

BLOG: An Election Day Lesson: Those Who Show Up Run The World
It’s official. “Did Not Vote” won the election last week.

BERKSHIRE EAGLE: Faith leaders unite to pray for the addicted
The circle of hope was small on Saturday morning at Veterans Memorial Park. But the prayers spoken by a half-dozen clergy and parishioners were ...
Spotlights

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.

SPOTLIGHT: Bedford Church Makes A Bold Decision to Donate All Fair Proceeds
Six Villages Now Have Safe Drinking Water, Thanks to Two Local Churches