Conference Buzz


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 ...

Conferences Offer Free Interactive Worship Workshop with Marcia McFee
The Southern New England conferences have subscribed to a 6-week interactive online worship experience with Dr. Marcia McFee that churches can take ...

UCCers Take Part in Global Climate Strike
People from across the three conferences supported the youth-led Global Climate Strike in places all over the region on Friday, Sept. 20.
Blog Posts

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, ...

Are We Changing or Transforming?
Associate Conference Minister Ellie Richardson reflects on the difference between change and transformation and asks which is happening for the ...

Bring Your Youth to Super Saturday!
Youth groups, confirmation classes, and their adult leaders will lead all Super Saturday participants in a Church World Service mission project.

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 ...

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