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Annual Meeting Planners Call for Behavioral Covenant; Focus on Vision
The Nov. 1 - 2 Annual Meeting will have a focus on lifting up nuanced perspectives and on hearing vision-inspired local church stories during ...

500 Participate in Super Saturday Worship, Workshops, Marketplace, and Mission Project
Wonderful worship with great music and keynote speaker, 48 workshops, a mission project, a breast cancer awareness campaign, vendor-filled ...

Online Hearings, Info Sessions, To Precede Annual Meeting
A number of online hearings and informational sessions will be held prior to the Southern New England Conferences Annual Meeting, to give delegates a ...
Blog Posts

Working to Dismantle Homophobia
This past weekend, I traveled from New York City to Framingham, Massachusetts to give my second-ever presentation at Super Saturday. Its purpose: ...

Youth Help Super Saturday Attendees Assemble 275 CWS Hygiene Kits
Twenty-three youth from five Southern New England UCC churches and their leaders gathered for a Youth Program at the Super Saturday event on October ...

No Longer Can We Put Off This Work
I’ve never felt particularly called to focus my activism on climate change. I’ve tried to be mindful of my use of resources, but the movement itself, ...

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 - Reaching Out to the Community to Reach Outside the Community
Dalton Church Invites Folks Outside Their Church to Join Them on Mission Trips

SPOTLIGHT - A Recap of 7 Spotlights Involving Growth and Vitality
Churches Alive, Who is My Neighbor?, Science and Faith, and Other Less Traditional Programs Spur Local Church Activity

SPOTLIGHT - Christmas Spotlight in July
First Church Natick Uses Its Victorian History to Invite Community into their Sanctuary