Missionary Elena Huegel Speaking Schedule Announced

8/8/2016

Elena Huegel, a Global Ministries missionary since 1994, will arrive in Massachusetts soon to visit Conference churches and share her stories and insights about her 20 years in Chile. Elena served as staff with the Pentecostal Church of Chile and ministered to others as chaplain at the Shalom Center - an environmental education, peace education, ...


Salem youth extend extravagant welcome

8/3/2016

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


2016 Annual Report now available

7/15/2016

The Massachusetts Conference 2016 Annual Report, Be Bold, is now available. Printed copies were given to all Annual Meeting attendees, and multiple printed copies will be sent to church leaders later this summer. They can also be requested by contacting Karen Methot or downloaded here.


SPOTLIGHT: Church Floats a Message Across Sudbury

7/11/2016

Memorial Congregational Church Made and Float and Joined the Town's July 4th parade to Share the "Be the Church" Message


What does boldness look like?

6/21/2016

What does proclaiming the Kingdom of God and the teachings of Jesus Christ "with all boldness and without hindrance" look like?


Delegates vote on welcoming immigrants; compensation and budget matters

6/19/2016

Delegates to the Massachusetts Conference's 217th Annual Meeting this weekend (June 17 - 18_ voted on welcoming immigrants and on a variety of matters related to clergy compensation and Conference finances.


2016 Haystack Award winners honored

6/18/2016

The Justice and Witness Council presented two Haystack Awards at the 217th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference, in recognition of exemplary work in the area of justice and charity. One went to a woman who works with homeless families both hands-on and through advocacy; and the other to City Mission of Boston. Here is what the Council has...


Gustafson award presented to Dick and Gay Harter

6/18/2016

Richard M. (Dick) Harter and Angelica (Gay) Harter were named co-recipients of the Andy Gustafson Award at the 217th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference on June 18.


SPOTLIGHT: Greenfield Church Reaches Out to the Community with "Free-Bees"

6/15/2016

Lessons in caring for the environment are learned through Beekeeping-inspired Festival


Mass. seminarian part of Orlando response team

6/14/2016

A seminarian who attends Old South Church in Boston went to Orlando, Florida, yesterday as part of a Connecticut Conference program to offer care, support and public witness following the mass shooting that left 50 people dead and 53 wounded, most of them part of the gay Latino/a community.


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