The Massachusetts Conference Annual Report for 2013 is now available. Multiple printed copies will be sent to church leaders in August, or can be requested by contacting Karen Methot at email@example.com.
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The report begins with the following letter from Conference Minister & President Jim Antal:
Dear friends of the Massachusetts Conference, UCC,
“Write the vision; make it plain...”
Jesus’ life and teachings give us the depth we need to live faithfully amidst enormous change.
The witness of the prophets – both biblical and current – give us the courage we need to take on any challenge that will help make God’s love and justice real.
Our solidarity and connection with others – other churches, other faith communities, those who are not part of our congregation, people who are different from ourselves – this kind of bridge-building expands our vision and makes our commitment to discipleship more resolute.
In these pages, we see how we are connected to one another. We learn how the covenant that is the Conference has increased the possibility of faithful service in all our congregations. In countless ways, we are inspiring one another to lift our sights and envision possibilities we could not imagine on our own:
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