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 in Boston and Greenfield.
Bethlehem Peace Light Reaches Several Massachusetts Conference Churches
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 they are to meet with the Connecticut and Rhode Island Boards.
The Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ participated in the national #GivingTuesday generosity movement on November 29 and raised more than $4500. These gifts will be used to support the Racial Justice Ministries of the three conferences. #GivingTuesday was a global effort to use the power of ...
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 merger of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.
The Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ has announced that 2017 rates for health insurance will increase an average of 9%, and dental insurance rates will stay the same.
Three Sister Churches Challenge Each Other to Collect Coats for the Needy and Provide Warmth to the Community
Eight Massachusetts Conference pastors joined fellow clergy in Cannonball, North Dakota last week to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Indians and against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which threatens the Standing Rock Reservation sacred lands and water. An estimated 524 clergy of 22 faith traditions participated in this action, ...
The Massachusetts Conference's Waltham office, serving the Metropolitan Boston and Northeast Association leaders, churches and clergy, has moved to Winchester as of Nov. 1.
The American Congregational Association announced on Oct. 26 plans to seek a buyer for their historic building at 14 Beacon Street, while also planning to negotiate a long-term lease allowing The Congregational Library to remain there.