Christian Education and /or Youth Ministry Communities of Practice are intended to support educators and youth workers serving in the Massachusetts Conference, providing them with networking, increased awareness of UCC resources, as well as effective and best practices of Christian education and youth ministry found throughout our local churches.
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To join a CE Community of Practice in your area, please contact the group’s facilitator (see chart below) or Debbie Gline Allen, Christian Education and Youth Ministry Consultant.
CE COP Facilitators: Click here to complete the report form
**Framingham -- Kerry Mortland (781-248-5651)
Meets at the MACUCC Edwards House, 1 Badger Road, Framingham
Newburyport -- Lynn Varney (978-462-4899)
Meets at Belleville Congregational Church, 300 High St., Newburyport
Northampton -- Deb Moore (413-584-5500)
Meets at Edwards Church, 297 Main St., Northampton
Plymouth -- Patty Berry (508-758-8363)
Meets at Church of the Pilgrimage, 8 Town Square, Plymouth
Sherborn -- Diane Anderson (508-655-1667)
Meets at Pilgrim Church of Sherborn, 25 South Main St., Sherborn
Wellesley -- Sally Tomasetti (781-235-4424)
Meets at Wellesley Hills Congregational Church, 207 Washington St., Wellesley
Winchester -- Ben Pulaski (781-729-9180, ext. 105)
Locations rotate between First Congregational Church in Winchester, Hancock UCC in Lexington, and South Church in Andover
Please contact Ben to confirm the date and location before attending.
Nov 15 in Lexington (Topic of discussion: Middle School programming)
Dec 13 in Andover
Jan 17 in Groton
March 20 in Winchester
[No meeting in April]
May 15 - TBA
June 19 - TBA
** For those who are unable to join a Community of Practice in their geographic area, we offer a CE Community of Practice on the following Saturdays at the Edwards House, 1 Badger Road in Framingham:
October 12, 2019
December 7, 2019
March 7, 2020
May 9, 2020
Advance registration is required only for the Framingham CECOP. Contact Kerry Mortland if you have questions about the Framingham gathering. For all other questions, please contact Debbie Gline Allen, Associate for Faith Formation & Youth Ministries.