Resolution on Restorative Justice approved by the 200th Annual Meeting (1999)

4/19/1999

Approved by the 200th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ April, 1999 Whereas, Crime in our country is a great source of our misery, leaving victims with physical, emotional and financial losses, communities with fear, taxpayers with huge bills for law enforcement and corrections, and offenders and their families...


The Massachusetts Conference 2014 Annual Report. Amazing Works of Faith in Massachusetts and Beyond, is now available. Printed copies are being sent to churches or can be requested, and electronic copies can be downloaded here.


CT - MA - RI Timeline

Events Leading Our Conferences to Where We Are Right Now  Following is a timeline of events that have led to the proposal for a new Conference. This document was prepared by Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal. Key: Jim = Jim Antal, Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Kent = Kent Siladi, Connecticut Conference ...


Is There a Christmas Elf in the Manger?

West Springfield Church gets into the Christmas spirit with Manger on a Mantel.


Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar Recording & Resources

The following material is from the Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar held on March 30, 2017. Please use these materials in any way that is helpful to spread the word about the meeting in your congregation. Recording: A Recording of the Webinar with Host John Hargrave, a member of the Wellesley Congregational Church in Wellesley, MA and Tiffany Vail, ...


Promise Church Cooks Up A Way To Help the Recently Sheltered Stock Their New Homes

Church Start has already started making a difference in the lives of the homeless.


SPOTLIGHT: Going to Church Can Be Such a Drag

First Congregational of Somerville Offers Radical Outreach Service


Together, As One

On June 16 - 17, 2017, at a joint Annual Meeting, delegates from the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences voted decisively to move ahead toward forming a new, joint Conference.  The vote had been proposed by the three Boards of Directors, who on January 21, 2017, following a year of discernment, unanimously approved a Resolution...


Together, As One - FAQs

In January 2017, the Boards of Directors of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ each voted unanimously to approve a resolution calling for the creation of a new Conference of the United Church of Christ in Southern New England. The following FAQs respond to some of the questions that ...


Together, As One Prayer Calendar

This prayer calendar is produced in preparation for the joint Annual Meetings set for June 16-17, 2017 for the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences, UCC. Many people stated through the hundreds of surveys we received that they would be willing to pray for our conferences during this time of discernment. We invite you to use this...


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