Board of Directors

It’s a New Thing!

Cleo Graham

5/7/2019

This is one of a series of reflections on the joint gathering of the board members of Together, As One Board with the members of the boards of the historic Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.  Find them all here. "I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." Isaiah 43:19.   On May 4, 2019, three Conferences or four Boards gathered to worship and build, to break bread and share, to...


A Bittersweet Day

Timoth Sylvia

5/6/2019

This is one of a series of reflections on the joint gathering of the board members of Together, As One Board with the members of the boards of the historic Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.  Find them all here. To gather with the other members of our three Boards of Directors from the historic conferences alongside those now representing us as the Together As One Board proved to be both an educational opportunity as well as quite inspirational. Over the past few years as ...


A Both/ And Moment

Lauren Lorincz

5/6/2019

This is one of a series of reflections on the joint gathering of the board members of Together, As One Board with the members of the boards of the historic Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.  Find them all here. What struck me about the day is that it felt like a both/and moment.  What I mean by that is that we are in this moment of celebrating what will be and grieving what has been.  We are waiting for God and running the race.  We are in the already and not yet.  So it’...


Board to Recommend United Church Mission Plan

Dawn Durning Hammond

3/18/2014

Delegates of the 215th Annual Meeting will be asked to vote on the proposed United Church Mission. Learn more here.


Vision Statement Affirmed by and for Board and Staff Leaders of Conference

Dawn Durning Hammond

1/29/2013

Following more than a year of learning, prayer and discernment, your Board of Directors and staff Leadership Team have affirmed a joint vision statement for our work.  


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

Dawn Durning 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.


Board works on fleshing out vision

Dawn Durning Hammond

2/21/2012

The Board of Directors talks about how to develop the seed of a vision planted by A Still More Excellent Way into a fuller and more compelling picture of the future toward which the Conference setting is called. 


Board looks at structure, funding

Dawn Durning Hammond

12/7/2011

The Board of Directors looks at the Conference volunteer structure, funding questions and their own mode of governance.


Board of Directors grapples with changing context of ministry

Dawn Durning Hammond

9/30/2011

After spending much of the spring wrestling with the need to reduce the Conference budget, the men and women who represent you on the MACUCC Board of Directors stepped back for a longer view last week.


My first MACUCC Board Meeting

Holly Martineau

2/8/2011

I felt like I was a part of a "working think tank." The Board moved through a full agenda, but at the same time included faithful and philosophical considerations, ideas for change and growth and a vision for the future of our Church. I feel fortunate to have been asked to serve.