Congregational Library to explore selling building


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.

Three Conferences seek #GivingTuesday donations to aid in eradicating racism


The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences are together asking people to make a donation to support Racial Justice Ministries in all three Conferences on #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29.

More than 400 attend Super Saturday: Keynote now online


More than 400 church lay leaders and pastors attended Super Saturday on Oct. 15; 115 churches in the Massachusetts Conference were represented and another 35 people attended from the Rhode Island and Connecticut conferences.

SPOTLIGHT: It’s Not About Selling Pumpkins...


Pawtucket Congregational is building community partnerships, striving to make a difference through service, support, education... and pumpkins.

Chile: Stories of Hope and Resilience


By The Rev. Christopher Ney Global Missionary Elena Huegel's visit to the Massachusetts Conference Before beginning her presentation, she arranged the items carefully on a table: a handwoven tapestry from Paraguay, a simple pack of gum, two homemade dolls, a bouquet of paper flowers, a coffee mug and more. Each object served as a prompt for a ...

Mass ReLeaf Ministry Receives Abernethy Award for Service


The artful display in the sanctuary of Wellesley Congregational (Village) Church told the story in a worshipful way: the wheelbarrow and rake, the well-known photo of Earth taken from the Moon, flowers and greens and recycling bags…and a young tree, awaiting its permanent home.  Such was the setting last spring when the Mass ReLeaf ministry of the ...

Margaret Bullitt-Jonas receives 2016 ‘Steward of God’s Creation Award’


The Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas was presented with an award that is given annually to a faith leader whose ministry is moving the needle toward climate justice and inspiring reverence for the earth.

SPOTLIGHT: Bedford Church Makes A Bold Decision to Donate All Fair Proceeds


Six Villages Now Have Safe Drinking Water, Thanks to Two Local Churches

Conference hires Associate for Racial Justice Ministries


The Massachusetts Conference has hired Toyan Harper, Jr. - known as TJ - to serve as the new full-time Associate for Racial Justice Ministries. Harper will coordinate and guide the work of the Conference staff, clergy and lay leaders in the area of racial justice, support and expand networks of racial justice leaders within the Conference, and ...

It's Time to Have an Open Conversation about White Privilege


New United Church of Christ White Privilege curriculum now available for download.

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