Annual Meeting

What does boldness look like?


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


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


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.

Annual Meeting Delegate Guidelines


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 ...

2016 Clergy Compensation Guidelines approved


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


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)


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

700 hear Bolz-Weber speak on the postmodern church


Nearly 700 people came to the University of Massachusetts Fine Arts Center this weekend to hear Nadia Bolz-Weber, the Lutheran pastor and author considered the “Face of the Emergent Church,” expound on the state of the church today.

Annual Meeting attendees find treasure in clay jars


Clay jars. For their 26 hours together, the 500 attendees of the Massachusetts Conference Annual Meeting this weekend were surrounded by clay jars. Humble containers. Cracked pots. And together they wrestled with the idea that God chose such humble, imperfect vessels in which to hold treasure.

10 receive Christian Education certification


Ten MACUCC church members received their Christian Education certification at the 216th Annual Meeting on June 13th, 2015. To receive certification, educators must complete six required classes and two electives.

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