Responding to Hurricane Harvey

8/27/2017

Our national UCC is already at work offering and planning for short and long term relief and recovery.


Be the Church Banner Give-Away and Contest!

8/23/2017

We have heard from many churches that the UCC “Be the Church” banner has had wonderful responses in their communities. Some have even said people have come into their church because they saw the banner and were moved by it. We would love to see this message spread and shared even further. So, the first 20 churches (only!) who respond (via email ...


SPOTLIGHT: Haverhill Church Creates a Prayer Wall

8/22/2017

A Bucket of Sidewalk Chalk Becomes an Invitation to the Community


A Message from CT Conference Minister Kent Siladi

8/16/2017

A message about Charlottesville, and a pastoral letter


Work Begins on Crafting New Conference Proposal

7/24/2017

Just after the Annual Meetings of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut Conferences voted decisively on June 17 to move forward toward uniting into one Conference, Connecticut Conference Board Member Jocelyn Gardner-Spencer looked at Connecticut Conference Minister Kent Siladi and said “we have a lot of work to do.”


37 Southern New England Youth Experience Synod

7/19/2017

Southern New England Conferences collaborate to send thirty-seven young leaders to Youth @ Synod in Baltimore.


Prayer: The Missing Ingredient in a Fight for the Environment

7/19/2017

In the fight against a natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, environmental activists thought they had tried everything. But one thing they were missing - prayer - may just have been the missing ingredient. Gretchen Elmendorf, Pastor of the East Weymouth Congregational Church, says the story began two and half years ago, when Massachusetts ...


Connecting Children with Nature

7/17/2017

What does poison ivy look like?  How does a compass work?  What kinds of animals live in the woods in Framingham?  Twenty-six sixth graders from Kennedy Middle School in Natick explored these questions and more during  an off-season visit to Pilgrim Day Camp this spring.   Many Kennedy School sixth graders attend a three-day outdoor education ...


Spotlights on Local Church Collaboration

7/12/2017

Spotlight Recap of churches who have collaborated to reach folks in need.


Synod Wrap-up

7/12/2017

More than 50 people from the Massachusetts Conference attended the United Church of Christ General Synod June 30 - July 4 in Baltimore, Maryland.


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