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Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference Staffers Take Part in Border Demonstration
“We stood as people of faith together to witness that no human being is illegal and to demonstrate our commitment to speak up and out about policies ...

Together, As One Efforts Moving Forward
Together, As One board and staff members have been working to build relationships, share information, align ministries and attend to all the details ...

Letter from the Conference Minister: The Enormity of the World’s Grief
The news kept coming this past week. 11 people killed in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Two African Americans shot at a ...
Blog Posts

Children and the Christ in Christmas
It is my hope that our children will grow up knowing the true reason we celebrate Christmas. Let's get intentional!

Many Voices One Mission: Intentional Christian Community
"What makes Christian Community different, however, is that in Christian Community we believe in reconciliation, the restoration of relationship, and ...

JOMO - The Joy of Missing Out - Attention youth (and the adults who love them.)
Maybe you've heard of FOMO: the Fear of Missing Out? It's the fear that somewhere someone is watching, reading, tweeting, or experiencing something ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

UNITED CHURCH NEWS: Dover Church's Love of Neighbor Brings Life, Health to Mothers and Babies in Haiti
Our faith teaches us to love our neighbor as ourselves. Often, that can mean the folks in our own communities. But as the members of Dover (Mass.) UCC...

UNITED CHURCH NEWS: One year later, Amherst Church walking with, learning from father in Sanctuary
On Oct. 19, 2017, First Congregational UCC in Amherst Mass., took a leap of faith: it offered sanctuary to Lucio Perez on the day he was to be ...

THE BOSTON GLOBE: New England UCC churches look to organize progressive ‘Christian voice’
United Church of Christ churches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut agreed Saturday in a first-of-its-kind vote to join together to help ...
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT - Did an ONA Status Help Grow This Church?
First Church in Sterling Believes an Extravagant Welcome Encompasses ONA and More

SPOTLIGHT: “Who is My Neighbor?”
Quincy Point Church Holds Faithful Conversations in a Time of Unrest

SPOTLIGHT: Church Growth is a Complex Thing
Melrose Church Uses Churches Alive Program to Help in Their Quest to Be More Vital and Purposeful