Conference programming

Connecting Children with Nature

7/17/2017

What does poison ivy look like?  How does a compass work?  What kinds of animals live in the woods in Framingham?  Twenty-six sixth graders from Kennedy Middle School in Natick explored these questions and more during  an off-season visit to Pilgrim Day Camp this spring.   Many Kennedy School sixth graders attend a three-day outdoor education ...


New Partnership Brings New Resource Center to Conference

5/10/2017

Massachusetts Conference churches and their members will now have free access to a series of webinars and a library of books, articles, videos and CDs through a new partnership between the Conference and Practical Resources for Churches, a New York based organization. Church members will also be able to contact the PRC's staff of consultants. A ...


More than 400 attend Super Saturday: Keynote now online

10/24/2016

More than 400 church lay leaders and pastors attended Super Saturday on Oct. 15; 115 churches in the Massachusetts Conference were represented and another 35 people attended from the Rhode Island and Connecticut conferences.


New Conference program offers free racial justice training, facilitated conversations

11/10/2015

Through a partnership with the Connecticut Conference, the Massachusetts Conference now has facilitators available to hold Sacred Conversations on Race and racial justice training programs at local congregations - free of charge.  Associate Conference Ministers Kelly Gallagher, Dawn Hammond and Don Remick have been trained as facilitators as have ...


400 at Super Saturday learn about worship for all the senses

10/21/2015

400 people from the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences came out for Super Saturday on Oct. 17th, where they heard an inspiring presentation on worship, attended workshops, networked and had fun.


Two videos from Ruben Duran's Super Saturday talk now online

5/13/2015

At Super Saturday on March 21, 2015, The Rev. Ruben Duran, Program Director for New Congregations for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, gave an address entitled Church for the Life of the World. Watch videos here.


NCLI is coming to Boston

1/28/2015

The Massachusetts Conference will be co-sponsoring the 2015 National Church Leadership Institute (NCLI) with the Center for Progressive Renewal in the Boston area August 10 - 13, 2015.


Familiar faces atop macucc.org

11/25/2014

Visitors to the Massachusetts Conference website these days might see some familiar faces – maybe even their own.


500 take ideas home from Super Saturday

10/29/2014

Nearly 500 people from 150 churches came to Super Saturday this past weekend, attracted by an array of quality workshops, an inspiring keynote speaker and a robust marketplace. But for many, the most valuable part of the day was simply the chance to talk to folks from other churches like their own.


Board has been gathering input for upcoming Craigville vote

9/17/2014

In preparation for their Oct. 4 vote on whether or not to renew the Massachusetts Conference’s lease to operate the Craigville Retreat Center, members of the Board of Directors have been listening to many of those who will be affected by their decision.


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