Annual Meeting

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.


Annual Meeting Delegate Guidelines

5/1/2017

Welcome! Dear Delegate, Thank you!  As a delegate to the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ, you play a central role in the governance of the Conference. As a delegate you 1. Choose the Board of Directors and Officers of the Conference 2. Approve the annual budget 3. Decide on the OCWM retention rate 4. Set the per member Fellowship ...


Conference Leaders to Host 5 Online Forums Regarding New Conference Proposal

5/1/2017

Leading up to the historic, first-ever Tri-Conference Annual Meeting of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences, Conference leaders will be hosting a series of five online forums, or webinars, open to anyone who would like to join a discussion about the proposal to form a new Conference. Delegates to the Annual Meeting, to be ...


Webinar recording, resources, available online

4/4/2017

A recording of the pre-Annual Meeting webinar, with accompanying resources, is now available online. The webinar was designed to give representatives from each church tips on how to spread the news about the upcoming historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting, being held June 16 and 17 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The meeting marks the first ...


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?


Annual Meeting to be live streamed

6/1/2016

The 217th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference - featuring one of the UCC's most dynamic preachers, Otis Moss III - will be live streamed so people at home can watch online.


Conference joins amicus brief on mandatory minimum sentencing

3/29/2016

The Massachusetts Conference, by a vote of the Board of Directors, has joined 40 other organizations in calling on the state's highest court to recognize constitutional exceptions to mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws.


2016 Clergy Compensation Guidelines approved

8/1/2015

The 216th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference approved clergy compensation guidelines that apply to all people serving in authorized ministries of the church, including full-time and part-time solo, senior, associate and assistant pastors, both settled and interim, as well as licensed and commissioned ministers.


2015 Annual Report now available

7/2/2015

The Massachusetts Conference 2015 Annual Report, Treasure in Clay Jars, is now available.


God Trusts Us to Be the Treasure: A Word for the Massachusetts Conference, UCC (VIDEO and TEXT)

7/1/2015

Sermon by Minister and President Jim Antal to the 216th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ.


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