Now is the Moment to Reclaim Our Public Christian Voice

James Antal

5/10/2012

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WAYS announces new mission trips to Haiti

Karen Methot

5/2/2012

Workdays for Adults and Youth in Service (WAYS) is organizing two trips to Haiti: this fall to help with construction of a chicken farm to help feed an orphanage; and next spring to provide medical services to children in five different schools/orphanages and churches in the Port au Prince area.


Protesters Call for Fair Wages for Farmworkers

Justice and Witness News Briefs

4/20/2012

MACUCC Associate Conference Minister Peter Wells joined 50 others to demonstrate at Stop & Shop corporate headquarters in Quincy last week in support of fair wages for Florida farmworkers.  


What about a Massachusetts Conference Lay Academy?

Susan Dickerman

4/17/2012

Would you consider participating in a lay academy, which would explore ones faith as a lay leader in a congregation and create opportunities for resourcing and networking in a community setting?


"Do The Right Thing" tour comes to Quincy Stop & Shop

Karen Methot

4/9/2012

The Coalition of Imokalee Workers "Campaign for Fair Food" is coming to the Stop & Shop corporate offices in Quincy, MA this week. A theater, speakers, delegation and action will begin at noon on Thursday, April 12, at 1385 Hancock Street in Quincy.


Trayvon Martin and the Yoke of Injustice

Peter Wells

3/30/2012

Here and there we as a society have been able to loosen the bonds of injustice. Here and there we have been able to undo the thongs of the yoke of racism. Here and there we have even broken the yoke. But what we haven’t done is remove the yoke of racism from amongst us. It is still an ever present reality.


Restorative Justice: A Paradigm for Healing

3/27/2012

Learn about the ancient method of dispute resolution known as Restorative Justice: join in a day of learning and exploration on June 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Trinitarian Congregational Church, UCC in Concord.


Why does your church do what you do?

Tiffany Vail

3/27/2012

Churches tend to be very good at talking about what they do. They aren't nearly as effective at explaining why. 


Board looks at Pastoral Excellence Endowment fundraising, volunteer structure, Conference finances

Dawn Hammond

3/22/2012

The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors recently looked at how to assist in raising funds for the Pastoral Excellence Endowment Campaign, further discussed potential changes to the Conference's volunteer structure and developed it's financial recommendations to be brought to the 212th Annual Meeting in June.


My Trip to Chile: A Life Changing Experience

Stephanie Carlson-Flynn

3/13/2012

A past participant in an MACUCC-sponsored trip to Chile talks about the profound impact this experience had on her life. 


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