Annual Meeting

2017 Annual Report Now Available

6/27/2017

The Massachusetts Conference 2017 Annual Report, Be Bold, is now available. Printed copies were given to all Annual Meeting attendees, and multiple printed copies will be sent to church leaders later this summer. They can also be requested by contacting Karen Methot or downloaded here.


Eloise Clawson honored with Haystack Award

6/23/2017

Eloise Clawson, right, with Dr. Vicky Guzman, founder of ASAPROSAR in El Salvador. The 2017 Haystack Award for Justice was presented to Eloise Clawson, a member of UCC Norwell Church, during the Tri-Conference Annual Meeting June 16-17 in Hartford. Eloise has engaged in a supportive, collaborative relationship with Dr. Vicky Guzman, founder of...


Delegates Stand Against Life Without Hope for Parole; for New Conference

6/21/2017

At the 218th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference, delegates not only voted overwhelmingly to move toward forming a new combined Conference with their Rhode Island and Connecticut counterparts, they also took a stand in opposition to Massachusetts prison sentences of life without any opportunity for parole and they voted to sell a small ...


Tri-Conference Annual Meeting Approaching Fast

5/30/2017

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


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.


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