219th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference


The 219th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ is being held as part an historic joint Annual Meeting with the Connecticut and Rhode Island Conferences. It will be June 15 - 16 at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA.

The bulk of the meeting will be held jointly, and the full schedule, lodging information and registration can be found at: macucc.org/TriConAm

This page contains information specific to the Massachusetts Conference portion of the meeting only. The three Conferences will break into separate plenary sessions on the afternoon of Saturday, June 16.


PDFAdvance Materials (PDF)
This Advance Materials booklet includes complete information about the meeting, the proposed budget and proposed resolutions. It also includes a Report from the Board of Directors Chair and the Treasurer. 

 

PDFDelegate Packet (PDF)
This Booklet contains the latest information for delegates, including the slates for the new Together, As One Board of Directors and the Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors. 

 

Delegate Guidelines
Learn more about your role as a delegate


Votes

Regarding the formation of a new Conference, the Board of Directors is recommending the following vote:

  1. Proposed Covenant and Affiliation Agreement  (PDF document)
    This document expressed the intent of the three conferences to join together in forming a new conference. The three Boards of Directors have voted to ask delegates at their Annual Meetings in June, 2018, to approve these.
     
  2. Proposed bylaws for the new Together, As One Conference (PDF document)
    These would be the bylaws for the new conference being formed by the CT, MA and RI conferences. The three Boards of Directors have voted to ask delegates at their Annual Meetings in June, 2018, to approve these.

For more information on these votes, see Together, As One Frequently Asked Questions and  Together, As One Procedural Timeline


The Advance Materials include all items that will be voted on in detail.  Some of the pages from that document are extracted here for easy access: