Conference Buzz

News

Conference Ministers Announce the Resignation of Jonathan New
It was with deep sadness that we have received the Rev. Jonathan New’s resignation this past Monday.

SPOTLIGHT - Interfaith Youth Learn About Their Similarities
In a time when lines drawn between groups of people get darker and more defined, Newtown Congregational Church is making efforts to break barriers and...

Delegates Challenged to Be Brave and to Unbind
It was hard to miss the theme of this year's Annual Meeting. There it was in huge, neon letters lined up at the back of the stage: Unbound.
Blog Posts

What To Do with the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower Landing
What do we do with the parts of our congregational history that include colonialism and slavery?

Breathe and Push and Breathe and Push
Choosing to actively engage in a community of faith is a lot like childbirth. It is about pushing and breathing. Constantly. Consistently.

Three Things I Wish Every Church and Pastor Knew About Being Prepared
Friends, every fall emergency services focuses on disaster preparedness and fire prevention.   For years I have spent part of my ministry in the field...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

MASSLive: Area religious leaders: Rev. Franklin Graham does not speak for us
Numerous Mass. Conference clergy signed on to this letter expressing concern about the message that the Rev. Franklin Graham planned to bring to the ...

WGBH: Boston's Old South Church Turns 350
“We've had a lot of smart people who with great faith have weathered revolution, war, epidemic, persecution and slavery, and look to the future,” ...

WICKED LOCAL: Needham Welcomes New Reverend, John MacIver Gage, at Congregational Church
The Congregational Church in Needham welcomed its newest reverend on Jan. 2, John MacIver Gage, who has filled the senior minister role left open ...
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT - Enlivened by the Spirit and the Journey
Holyoke Church experiencing new energy and excitement as a result of Churches Alive program

SPOTLIGHT - Interfaith Youth Learn About Their Similarities
In a time when lines drawn between groups of people get darker and more defined, Newtown Congregational Church is making efforts to break barriers and...

SPOTLIGHT - Making a Difference on Make-a-Difference Day
Chelmsford Church Youth Spend a Week Doing Local Mission Work