Annual Meeting

Bold Ministry Initiatives Recognized

6/28/2017

Each year the Massachusetts Conference Church Development Council recognizes two ministries that exemplify innovative and impactful ministries. Here are this year’s recipients. On their website, South Church, Andover, says, “We value our heritage and cherish our memories, and we also focus on what it means to be the church today. We continue to ...


Churches Recognized for Environmental Work, Stewardship

6/28/2017

Numerous churches were recognized for their ministries at the 218th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference, including the following: Overall Top Givers in 2016 Our Church’s Wider Mission Basic Support: Wellesley Congregational Church   United Church Mission: The Second Church in Newton, UCC One Great Hour of Sharing: UCC Congregational ...


Four Receive Christian Education Certifications

6/28/2017

The following people received their Christian Education Certificates at the 218th Annual Meeting June 17, 2017:


MACUCC Delegate Report

6/28/2017

This compilation of information is intended to help delegates in reporting about the Annual Meeting to their congregations. Delegates should feel free to add their own reflections or highlight those items that members of their churches are most likely to find to be of interest. If writing for an electronic publication, each linked item will lead to...


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 ...


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