The Many Layers of Boston Pride 2017

6/14/2017

“Stronger Together” - UCC Represents at 47th Boston Pride Pride Day, Saturday, June 10, could not have been more beautiful. The largest parade ever gathered was full of the feeling that we needed to be doing this right now. The picture included babies claiming their first Pride parade, youngsters on razor scooters, a plethora of drag, whole Pride ...


New Video: Online Forums Clarify New Conference Proposal

6/13/2017

A New Video shows excepts from five online forums the Conference Ministers and Board members of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ held to help church delegates better understand the "Together, As One" proposal for the formation of a new southern New England conference.


Envy, Affection, Among UCC-Episcopal Clergy

6/5/2017

On May 23, Massachusetts Conference Minister and President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal and Western Massachusetts Episcopal Diocese Bishop The Right Reverend Dr. Doug Fisher, convened a group of UCC and Episcopal clergy to come together for dialogue. They met at  St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Longmeadow.  ​ Two UCC Pastors, Marisa Brown-Ludwig, Chair...


UCC, Episcopal Leaders Issue Statement: An Opportunity for Which the Church Was Born

6/2/2017

This historic moment provides Christian communities with a powerful opportunity to bear witness to the sacredness of God’s creation and the urgent call to preserve it. This is our chance to be the church.


Tri-Conference Annual Meeting Approaching Fast

5/30/2017

The Registration Deadline for the Tri-Conference Annual Meeting is Monday June 5th.


SPOTLIGHT: Safe Plates at Waquoit Congregational Church

5/22/2017

Dinner helps support four local groups that promote safety and acceptance


Bulletin Inserts Available to Publicize Historic Meeting

5/10/2017

The CT, MA and RI conferences are making available bulletin inserts for churches to use to let members know about the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting taking place June 16 - 17 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT


New Partnership Brings New Resource Center to Conference

5/10/2017

Massachusetts Conference churches and their members will now have free access to a series of webinars and a library of books, articles, videos and CDs through a new partnership between the Conference and Practical Resources for Churches, a New York based organization. Church members will also be able to contact the PRC's staff of consultants. A ...


Delegates to Vote on Prison Resolution; Ashland Land Sale

5/8/2017

The 218th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference - to be held as part of the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting Jun 16 - 17 in Hartford, CT - will take up a resolution on life imprisonment without parole.as well as a potential sale of unused Conference-owned property.


New Administrative Assistant hired

5/8/2017

Rubén Bonilla-Santiago is joining the Massachusetts Conference staff as an Administrative Assistant. He will be working in the Winchester office supporting the ministry of Associate Conference Minister The Rev. Wendy Vander Hart and the Metropolitan Boston and Northeast Associations.


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