Central Cluster Meeting - Brookfield
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

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Brookfield Congregational Church
8 Common Street
Brookfield, MA 01506-0000

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Deb Holmes

Association churches have responded positively to the cluster meetings! 

Our Cluster meetings have been a great success – helping to nurture the vitality of the Central churches, and strengthen the covenant between them, the Association and the Massachusetts Conference! The Board of Directors will continue Cluster meetings this year with a twist – we will have speakers at each meeting to address issues YOU have expressed interest in. Each church is encouraged to attend at least one cluster meeting a year. We ask that 2 to 3 church representatives attend, and if the pastor is available, they are invited too!

Ms. Debbie Gline Allen, Christian Education & Youth Ministry Consultant for MACUCC, will be participating in the May cluster meeting and will be talking about Today’s Faith Formation. Many congregations are noticing that the Sunday School model is not meeting the needs of today’s children and families. Many youth ministry programs are not attracting the teens like they used to. It is becoming increasingly difficult to recruit and train the volunteers needed to offer these programs. It’s time to take a look at our goals for faith formation and determine how best to raise today’s children and youth in the Christian faith. Come with your questions and your visions, and together we’ll develop a plan for making disciples.

We are asking that you register for the meeting so that we can plan accordingly. You can register by using the link to the right or you may contact Deb Holmes at holmesd@macucc.org or 508-963-8106.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled cluster meeting please see the attached list of future meetings and make plans to attend!
The following churches have been scheduled for the May 7th meeting: 

First Congregational Church, Brimfield
Brookfield Congregational Church, Inc.
Federated Church of Charlton
Tri Parish Community Church, New Braintree
Elm Street Congregational Church, Southbridge
First Congregational Church UCC, Spencer
Federated Church of Sturbridge and Fiskdale
The United Church of Ware
First Congregational Church of West Brookfield

Any church that is unable to attend their originally scheduled cluster meeting is welcome to attend. Please register using the link on the right.
Attached Files

2018-2019 Schedule of Cluster Meetings

May Cluster Meeting Invitation