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April 2019

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, April 4, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

FREE Webinar: Small Church Checkup: Assessing Your Church's Health and Creating a Treatment Plan

Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Online
T Thursday, April 4, 2019 7:00 – 8:00 PM Eastern Leader: Kay Kotan There are three kinds of small churches: not yet big, stable, and smaller. This learning source will walk you through an assessment to help you determine what type of small church you...

Lenten Lunches - Spencer, MA

Friday, April 5, 2019 11:30 AM
First Congregational Church ,   207 Main St., Spencer, MA  Lenten Lunches are back this Lenten season. Lenten Lunches, sponsored by the Women's Fellowship, will be served  starting at 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. For the next six Friday's – Mar. 8th,  ...

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, April 5, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Faith Formation/Certification "Year Two" 2018-2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Edwards Church
Topic: Human and Faith Development Instructor: Nancy Sides, Certified Christian Educator, recently retired after serving as the church educator at First Congregational Church of Westminster (MA) for 34 years For complete details and registration ...

2019 Lenten Bible Study Series - Northborough, MA

Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Trinity Church of Northborough
Register: https://goo.gl/forms/AAm7HHQsdtSKSSzk2 We will offer two sessions - Sunday after church or Wednesday evenings at 7pm , starting March 10th and March 13th respectively. Please register by Feb 28th. "Learn what Nazareth was like in the first...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, April 11, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Lenten Lunches - Spencer, MA

Friday, April 12, 2019 11:30 AM
First Congregational Church ,   207 Main St., Spencer, MA  Lenten Lunches are back this Lenten season. Lenten Lunches, sponsored by the Women's Fellowship, will be served  starting at 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. For the next six Friday's – Mar. 8th,  ...

2019 Lenten Bible Study Series - Northborough, MA

Sunday, April 14, 2019 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Trinity Church of Northborough
Register: https://goo.gl/forms/AAm7HHQsdtSKSSzk2 We will offer two sessions - Sunday after church or Wednesday evenings at 7pm , starting March 10th and March 13th respectively. Please register by Feb 28th. "Learn what Nazareth was like in the first...
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MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Central Association Committee on Ministry

Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Central Association Office
The Central Association Committee on Ministry meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday.

Central Association Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, April 18, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Central Association Office
The Board of Director's for the Central Association meet monthly on the 3rd Thursday.  

Northeast Association Day of Covenant 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The Northeast Association Day of Covenant is scheduled for: Thursday, April 25, 2019 at First Congregational Church in Georgetown (7 Andover St, Georgetown, MA 01833)   There will also be an evening session for those in specialized ministries on:   ...

FREE Webinar: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Thursday, April 25, 2019 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Location: Online
Thursday April 25 from 1:00-2:30. Sexual Harassment can more easily be prevented when everyone, employers and employees, is aware of what constitutes unlawful sexual harassment, how any complaints must be handled, and the responsibilities of ...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, April 25, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Nancy Haynes Ordination

Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:00 PM to Monday, April 22, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Location: Trinitarian Congregational in Concord
Nancy Haynes Ordination, Trinitarian Congregational in Concord, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 

Sustainable Values in a Climate Crisis World

Sunday, April 28, 2019 6:30 PM
Location: The Congregational Church of Weston
After Easter and the first Sunday after Earth Day Jim Antal, the former Massachusetts Conference Minister for the United Church of Christ, and author of the book Climate Church, Climate World, will be visiting Weston on April 28. There will be a ...

Tending the Fire-Opening Retreat (Series One)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 1:00 PM to Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Irons Homestead
  Director / Retreat Leader Rev. Barbara Lemmel is an ordained elder in the New England Conference of the UMC. She has served congregations in Vermont and upstate New York, facilitated conference re-structuring, and offers programming and ...

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

The Changing 21st Century Sunday School

Thursday, May 2, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leader: Debbie Kolacki Sunday school isn’t what it used to be. Many are facing declining attendance, competition with other activities on Sunday morning, struggles to get teachers, and budget cuts. How do we cope with these changes? What do we need ...

The Plymouth Church in Framingham Holds Annual Spring Sales

Friday, May 3, 2019 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Location: The Plymouth Church
The Plymouth Church in Framingham will hold its annual, community-wide Perennial Plant Sale, Rummage Sale, and Bake Sale during the first weekend in May.   All three spring sales take place Friday, May 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and continues ...
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Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, May 3, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Merrimack Valley: Sign up to get a free smoke alarm!

Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
On Saturday, May 4, 2019, from 8am to 4pm, the American Red Cross in Andover, Lawrence and N. Andover, Massachusetts will be installing 100,000 free smoke alarms during Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events. Every day,...

Education Planning for Congregations Workshop - Melrose, MA

Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Melrose Highlands Congregational Church
This Saturday morning session, taught by Debbie Gline Allen, will provide a step-by-step process for creating the solid groundwork required for the best possible education and faith-forming ministry for each age group in your congregation. This ...

MBA Spring Meeting, May 4th: The Art of Hosting

Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:30 AM
Location: The Union Church in Waban
May 4th, 2019 MBA Spring Meeting The Art of Hosting (with a Bonus Session) Are You Tired of Ineffective Meetings?  Are You Looking for a Reboot on Conversations that Really Matter?       Join us for: The Art of Hosting  @...

The Plymouth Church in Framingham Holds Annual Spring Sales

Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: The Plymouth Church
The Plymouth Church in Framingham will hold its annual, community-wide Perennial Plant Sale, Rummage Sale, and Bake Sale during the first weekend in May.   All three spring sales take place Friday, May 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and continues ...
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Conference Minister Don Remick preaches in Weymouth

Sunday, May 5, 2019
Location: Old South Union Church
The Rev. Mr. Don Remick, Conference Minister, will preach at the Sunday worship service at the Old South Union Church in Weymouth, MA on May 5, 2019. For inquiries regarding Don Remick's schedule please contact Patti Babcock at babcockp@macucc.org.

Air National Guard Chaplain Open House

Sunday, May 5, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Otis ANGB
Open House Q&A for anyone interested in learning more about Air National Guard Chaplaincy.  Come hear about the benefits, the opportunities to minister, and what a typical day is like in the life of an Air National Guard Chaplain.  ANG Chaplaincy is ...

9th Annual CTUCC Youth Revival

Sunday, May 5, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church in Bloomfield
First Congregational Church in Bloomfield Sunday, May 5 at 3:00 PM 9th Annual CTUCC Youth Revival    WHAT IS A REVIVAL? This is a dynamic worship service that will your renew your spirit.  Come and lift your praises, celebrate vitality, and embrace ...

Judy Proctor Installation

Sunday, May 5, 2019 3:00 PM to Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: First Church in Wenham

Southeast Area Clergy Day of Covenant 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 8:30 AM
TO ALL AUTHORIZED MINISTERS IN THE SOUTHEAST AREA   Dear Friends:   For a few decades it has been the tradition of the Conference Minister of our Massachusetts Conference UCC to hold a Day of Covenant in each region of our Conference.   Throughout ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, May 9, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Northeast Spring Meeting May 11th

Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:30 AM to Monday, March 25, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Location: Phoenix Rising
Northeast Spring Meeting at Phoenix Rising: What We Learned from the Gas Explosions Save the Date for the Northeast Spring Meeting: May 11th at 8:30 a.m.: “Disaster Preparedness 101” A look at what churches ...
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Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Leaders 2018-2019

Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Retreat Center
Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Ministers/Directors If you have been unable to join a group due to times and locations or other circumstances then these meetings may be just the opportunity you are looking for to network and...

The Metropolitan Boston Association Day of Covenant

Monday, May 13, 2019 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The Metropolitan Boston Association Day of Covenant is scheduled for Monday, May 13, 2019., at First Winchester.      There will also be an evening session for those in specialized ministries on:   Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Conference Office in ...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Hampden Association, UCC, Annual Meeting

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 5:00 PM
Location: Foster Memorial Church, UCC
Hampden Association, UCC, Annual Meeting Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Foster Memorial Church, UCC 1791 Wilbraham Road Springfield, MA 01119 Registration 5:00PM Dinner and Business Meeting 6:00PM (Vegetarian and Gluten-free entrees offered) Program 7:00PM -...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Central Association Committee on Ministry

Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Central Association Office
The Central Association Committee on Ministry meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday.

Central Association Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, May 16, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Central Association Office
The Board of Director's for the Central Association meet monthly on the 3rd Thursday.  

Rev. Wallace Hurd ~ Ecclesiastical Council and Installation

Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Wilbraham United Church
To: The Churches and Pastors of the Hampden Association, Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ Greetings in Christ! The Hampden Association of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ and Wilbraham United ...

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, May 23, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Joint Ministry Council Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 2019 5:30 PM
The Joint Ministry Council meeting will take place at Edwards House, 1 Badger Road, Framingham, 5:30-8:00pm.  This meeting is attended by members of the Joint Ministry Council. For more information about the meetings, please contact Patti Babcock at...

Tending the Fire-Deepening Retreat (Series One)

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:00 PM to Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Edwards House
Human systems are complicated, and churches are no exception. At their best, they draw out excellence in their people. At their worst, they become stuck --undermining and sabotaging even the most well-designed plans for change. Tending the Fire ...

Synod Environmental Resolutions Webinar

Thursday, June 6, 2019 2:00 PM
The UCC's Council for Climate Justice is sponsoring a webinar in which lead authors and advocates for five environmentally-related resolutions will present on their respective resolutions. The webinar is for anyone in the UCC regardless of ...

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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MACUCC Board of Directors Meeting

Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
The MACUCC Board of Directors meeting will take place at Edwards House.  This meeting is attended by members of the Board of Directors.  For more information about the meetings, please contact Dawn Hammond at hammondd@macucc.org.  

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, June 13, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Central Association Committee on Ministry

Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: Central Association Office
The Central Association Committee on Ministry meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday.

Central Association Board of Director's Meeting

Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Central Association Office
The Board of Director's for the Central Association meet monthly on the 3rd Thursday.  

General Synod 32 in Milwaukee, WI

Friday, June 21, 2019 to Tuesday, June 25, 2019
General Synod 32 will take place in Milwaukee, WI.

UCC Musicians Association National Conference

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019
Location: First Congregational UCC
Join the United Church of Christ Musicians Association at their national conference planned for Tuesday, June 25 to Friday, June 28 at First Congregational UCC in Madison, Wisconsin. This event immediately follows the UCC Synod in Milwaukee and is ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, June 27, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, July 4, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, July 5, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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2019 Craigville Theological Colloquy

Monday, July 8, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Location: CRAIGVILLE RETREAT CENTER
This year's topic:  Faith & Science:  The Choices We Make The full-week colloquy experience includes:  Presentations, biblical reflections, morning prayer, workshops, Taize worship service, small group discussions, singing in the choir, many ways ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

The Fiscal Cliff: Part 1 of Navigating the Wilderness

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Online
Session 1: July 10, 2019, 7 PM Financial Forecasting and Communication Is your church approaching a financial cliff? Are you wondering how to avoid going off the edge? Read the attached flyer for a primer on how church’s wind up on the edge of the ...

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, July 11, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Adult Music Camp 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019 2:00 PM to Sunday, July 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Location: United Camps, Conferences & Retreats at Craigville
CAMP IS SOLD OUT. YOU CAN PUT YOUR NAME ON THE WAIT LIST AND YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF AN OPENING BECOMES AVAILABLE.  Click the "REGISTER" button to the right and it will take you to the wait list form. Join other musically minded Christian adults for...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, July 25, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

CANCELED: Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover), Call Office at 781-369-1396

Thursday, August 1, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
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Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, August 1, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, August 2, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Webinar: Sunday School Curriculum Overview

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Leader: Debbie Kolacki A Faith Formation Resources Webinar Join us as we take a look at Sunday school curriculum options for children and youth. We’ll discuss considerations for selecting curriculum, age level groupings, and the different types of ...

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, August 8, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Webinar: Unleashing God’s Word in the Lives of Children: Introducing Bible Story Basics

Thursday, August 8, 2019 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Leader: Nancy Speas Hill A Faith Formation Resources Webinar Bible Story Basics, new from Abingdon Press for Fall 2019, is a comprehensive 3-year Bible study built to help children understand the overarching story of God’s Word. Underlying each ...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Webinar: Holy Currencies

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leader: Eric H.W. Law This webinar will explore a holistic process for awesome stewardship and for creating sustainable and missional ministries. The Rev. Dr. Eric H. F. Law is the founder and executive director of the Kaleidoscope Institute, which...

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, August 22, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, September 5, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, September 5, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Webinar: Intergenerational Preaching: Reaching People in the Pews and in the Public Square

Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Online
Leader: Mark Jefferson This webinar will offer an opportunity to explore methods and approaches for effective preaching to engage different generational perspectives in the church space and beyond.  The Rev. Mark Anderson Jefferson, PhD, currently ...

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, September 6, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Deep Listening to the Psalms: An Interfaith Gathering - Northampton, MA

Sunday, September 8, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: First Churches
An interfaith collaboration between Congregation B'nai Israel, First Churches, Northampton, and Art & Soul @ First Churches, 11 Center Street, Northampton, MA*   What happens at the intersection of Word and Creativity?  This series is a thoughtful ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

UCC Webinar on Faith Communities and the Upcoming Climate Strike

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 1:00 PM
The next UCC Creation Justice Webinar will focus on the upcoming global climate strike on September 20. Already, the strike is shaping up to be one of the largest mobilizations in the history of the climate justice movement. The UCC Council for ...

FREE Webinar: Intentional Older Adult Ministry

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
Leader: Richard Gentzler The objectives for this one-hour webinar are: to recognize why many churches are "graying," clarify the role of the congregation in an aging society, identify various older ministry models and ideas for ministry, describe ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, September 12, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Deep Listening to the Psalms: An Interfaith Gathering - Northampton, MA

Sunday, September 15, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: First Churches
An interfaith collaboration between Congregation B'nai Israel, First Churches, Northampton, and Art & Soul @ First Churches, 11 Center Street, Northampton, MA*   What happens at the intersection of Word and Creativity?  This series is a thoughtful ...
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The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, September 16, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Maintenance to Mission: Part 2 of Navigating the Wilderness

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Online
Session 2: September 17 2019, 7 PM Clarity on Why we are Church Is your church struggling with missional clarity and instead simply riding a cyclical wave of liturgy and activity? Are you wondering how to re-energize your ministries? Charlie ...

FREE Webinar: Breaking the Silence about Mental Illness, Family and Church

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
Leader: Sarah Lund Join the Rev. Dr. Sarah Lund, pastor, author and educator, for a conversation about the power of breaking the silence about mental illness, family and church. You will be inspired and equipped with practical resources to help ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, September 19, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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FREE Webinar: Exploring Advent Adult Studies

Thursday, September 19, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
Leader: Sarah LundLeader: Debbie Kolacki Advent is the perfect time to offer a small group study which prepares hearts and souls for the birth of Jesus. Most of the Advent studies available fit into a four or five week time frame; besides the ...
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Women's Retreat: Seeking a More Balanced Life - Charlton, MA

Friday, September 20, 2019 4:00 PM to Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Location: Prindle Pond Conference Center
The women of the Sturbridge Federated Church (UCC) invite you to attend this inspirational and relaxing retreat being held at The Retreat Center in Charlton, MA on scenic Prindle Pond. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear our inspirational speaker, ...

Craft Fair in Northborough - Vendors Needed! - Northborough, MA

Saturday, September 21, 2019 to 3:00 PM
Calling all crafters! Come participate in the Trinity Church Craft Fair, located on Trinity’s front lawn. There will be a variety of crafters offering pottery, jewelry, handmade home decor, and other unique crafted items for sale. Space is still ...

Active Threat (Active Shooter) Training - Beverly, MA

Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Second Congregational Church
Second Congregational Church in Beverly will host active threat training on Saturday, September 21, 2019 and welcomes all to attend. The training is presented by Blue-U Defense.  ​Seating is limited for this event to the first 80 applicants. The fee...
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Church Treasurers' Gathering in Stockbridge

Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church of Stockbridge
Please join us for a cup of coffee and conversation that will help define your role as church treasurer and answer all those questions you might have. Church treasurers and assistant treasurers are all welcome. The program will run from 9:30 to ...

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, September 21, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Conference Minister Don Remick preaches in Groveland

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Location: Groveland Congregational Church, UCC
The Rev. Mr. Don Remick, Conference Minister, will preach at the Sunday worship service at the Groveland Congregational Church, UCC on September 22, 2019. For inquiries regarding Don Remick's schedule please contact Patti Babcock at ...

Deep Listening to the Psalms: An Interfaith Gathering - Northampton, MA

Sunday, September 22, 2019 1:00 PM
Location: First Churches
An interfaith collaboration between Congregation B'nai Israel, First Churches, Northampton, and Art & Soul @ First Churches, 11 Center Street, Northampton, MA*   What happens at the intersection of Word and Creativity?  This series is a thoughtful ...
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Rev. Peter Johnston ~ Ecclesiastical Council & Installation - Monson, MA

Sunday, September 22, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: First Church of Monson, UCC
Greetings in Christ! The Reverence Peter Johnston having been called to be Pastor at the First Church of Monson, Congregational, UCC, the Hampden Association of the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ and the First Church of ...

General Association 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019 to Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Location: The Hartford Marriott Farmington

Called to Teach Online Course: September 23 through October 14, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
September 23, 2019 - October 14, 2019 Leader: Debbie Kolacki Cost: $50 This course is eligible for 1.0 CEU. If you are a new Sunday school teacher or an experienced teacher who wants to grow, this three-week course on BeADisciple.com is for you. ...
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The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, September 23, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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Tending the Fire-Sending Retreat (Series One)

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:00 PM to Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
Human systems are complicated, and churches are no exception. At their best, they draw out excellence in their people. At their worst, they become stuck --undermining and sabotaging even the most well-designed plans for change. Tending the Fire ...

The Art of Dying Well: Fiction + Conversation - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit@ First Churches
The Art of Dying Well Tuesdays, once a month for 6 months, 1:30-3:30pm September 24, October 29, November 19, December 17, January 14, February 11   Using 6 short pieces of fiction as our mother tongue, this series of conversations explores ...
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FREE Webinar: Simplifying Church Structure

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
Leader: Doug Bixby Participants in this workshop will explore ways to simplify church structure, so that you have fewer meetings and more ministry, less conflict and more community. We will talk about ways of streamlining decision making while ...
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New to the Conference Gathering

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Center
The annual New to the Conference Gathering will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019.  All clergy who have joined the conference within the last year, or were unable to attend last year, are invited to attend.  This gathering is to provide an ...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Fall Fair - Framingham, MA

Saturday, September 28, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Plymouth Church in Framingham
On Saturday, September 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., The Plymouth Church in Framingham is excited to invite the entire community to its annual Fall Fair, a beloved autumn tradition in MetroWest. This event boasts something for everyone: a huge “...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, September 28, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Art Auction - Franklin, MA

Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Franklin Federated Church
Franklin Federated Church to host an Art Auction at 171 Main Street in Franklin MA.  All are welcome.  The preview will begin at 7 pm with a wine and cheese social to view the art work.  The live auction will begin at 8 pm and will feature more than ...
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Rev. Julie Cedrone ~ Installation - Northborough, MA

Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: Trinity Church Northborough
A MISSIVE Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Central Association, You are hereby invited to attend a Service of Installation for Rev. Julie Cedrone Sunday, September 29, 2019 10:00 AM Trinity Church Northborough 23 Main Street ...

The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, September 30, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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FREE Webinar: Connecting to Your Community Through Arts Ministry

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
Leader: Joy Skjegstad Arts ministry can be a new and creative way to connect with the community around your church. Learn how to build connections with the artists in your community and congregation and design an arts ministry that fits your ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, October 3, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, October 3, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, October 3, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Earth Care, Soul Care: Reflections From the Front Lines

Thursday, October 3, 2019 7:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church of Ashfield
The Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas Talks About the Climate Crisis Margaret Bullitt-Jonas On October 3, the Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas will speak about Earth Care, Soul Care: Reflections from the Front Lines, a look at how we must care for ...

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, October 4, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Super Saturday

Saturday, October 5, 2019 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
Location: Keefe Regional Technical High School
Super Saturday - October 5, 2019 Registration Deadline:  September 21, 2019 **Pre-Registration Extended to September 25, 2019  **All individual registrations after Sept. 21st are $69 and groups are an additional $10 per group. Join us for a full day...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, October 5, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Boundary Awareness Training Registration, October 7th-8th, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019 to Thursday, August 8, 2019
Location: 18 Andover Rd,
The dates for the next Boundary Awareness Training have been set for Monday, October 7th, and Tuesday, October 8th, 2019, at First Church in Billerica.  Participation in both days of the session is required of those who sign up.  Stay tuned for ...
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The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, October 7, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for October - Ashburnham, MA

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Ashburnham Community Church
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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Fall Interim Gathering - Cultivating Hearts for Discernment

Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Center
As those who pastor others through seasons of transition, we help God’s people see and live into an unknown future - fraught with anxiety and filled with abundance. And often we discover in these times that God’s ways are not our ways - that God’s ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, October 10, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, October 10, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Leaders 2019-2020

Saturday, October 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Retreat Center
Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Ministers/Directors If you have been unable to join a group due to times and locations or other circumstances then these meetings may be just the opportunity you are looking for to network and...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, October 12, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Missioner for Creation Care preaches at First Church, Amherst, MA

Sunday, October 13, 2019 10:30 AM
Location: First Congregational Church
Our Missioner for Creation Care, the Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, will preach about healing God's Creation at the 10:30 a.m. worship service, First Congregational Church, 165 Main Street, Amherst.

The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, October 14, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, October 17, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Pastor Parish Relations Committee Training

Thursday, October 17, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Old South Union
Pastor Parish Relations Committee Training Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at 7:00 PM @ Old South Union Looking for some training for pastor-parish relations committees, best practices, and ways to be proactive in establishing a group? This workshop ...
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Annual Rummage Sale - Franklin, MA

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Location: Franklin Federated Church
Huge rummage sale to be held rain or shine and includes a large selection of adult and children's clothing and shoes, toys, games, household items, books, small electronics, and some antiques.  There is even a room dedicated to jewelry and ...
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Church Treasurers' Gathering in West Boylston

Saturday, October 19, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church, West Boylston
Please join us for a cup of coffee and conversation that will help define your role as church treasurer and answer all those questions you might have. Church treasurers and assistant treasurers are all welcome. The program will run from 9:30 to ...

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, October 19, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Conference Minister Don Remick preaches in Danvers

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Location: Maple Street Congregational Church UCC
The Rev. Mr. Don Remick, Conference Minister, will preach at the Sunday worship service at the Maple Street Congregational Church UCC on October 20, 2019. For inquiries regarding Don Remick's schedule please contact Patti Babcock at ...

Dan Kane & Friends Fall Concert - Southwick, MA

Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Southwick Congregational Church
Tickets are on sale now! Dan Kane & Friends Inspirational Music Fall Concert Southwick Congregational Church is hosting the Dan Kane Singers on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm Tickets are only $10 and proceeds will help The PINK W.A.Y. Foundation...
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The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, October 21, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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Central Association Moderator's Gathering - Brookfield, MA

Monday, October 21, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Brookfield Congregational Church, Inc.
  Brookfield Congregational Church 8 Common Street Brookfield, MA 01506 Monday, October 21, 2019 6:30PM - 9:00PM   EMERGENCY PLANNING 2.0 Building on the success of our last meeting in May at the Marlborough church, this meeting looks to focus on ...
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The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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Traci Blackmon Event

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The First Church in Wenham UCC is delighted to announce that the Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon will be joining them on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019.  Rev. Dr. Traci Blackmon is the Executive Minister of Justice & Local Church Ministries for The United ...

The Art of Dying Well: Fiction + Conversation - Northampton, MA

Thursday, October 24, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit@ First Churches
The Art of Dying Well Tuesdays, once a month for 6 months, 1:30-3:30pm September 24, October 29, November 19, December 17, January 14, February 11   Using 6 short pieces of fiction as our mother tongue, this series of conversations explores ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, October 24, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Faith Formation 101 - Onsite

Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Practices for a Sustainable Ministry  Leader:  Karen Ziel This is an onsite class only.  Webinar (ZOOM) class is December 7, 2019. Please visit the Certification webpage for complete information. https://www.macucc.org/certification
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, October 26, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Rev. Janet Sandquist Skagerlind ~ Installation - Princeton, MA

Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church of Princeton, UCC
A MISSIVE Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Central Association, You are hereby invited to attend a Service of Installation for Rev. Janet Skagerlind Sunday, October 27, 2019 3:00 PM First Congregational Church of Princeton, UCC 14 ...

The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, October 28, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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Western Region Retired Clergy Lunch - Westfield, MA

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church
Save the date! The retired clergy luncheon is an annual luncheon for all retired clergy and their guest in the Western Region. Retired clergy from any association are invited to attend this fun luncheon. Invitations will be sent out the middle of ...

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, October 31, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Southern New England conferences Annual Meeting

Friday, November 1, 2019 to Saturday, November 2, 2019
Location: DCU Center
“Cloud of Witnesses: UNBOUND” Scriptural focus: John 11:32-44.  We're almost there!  In June, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ approved the request of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences to come ...
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Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, November 1, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, November 4, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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Tending the Fire-Opening Retreat (Series Two)

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:00 PM to Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Irons Homestead
  Director / Retreat Leader Rev. Barbara Lemmel is an ordained elder in the New England Conference of the UMC. She has served congregations in Vermont and upstate New York, facilitated conference re-structuring, and offers programming and ...
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The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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PEP Fall Facilitators Gathering

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Center
FALL FACILITATORS GATHERING November 6, 2019 Small Groups that Make a Big Impact  Participants will explore best practices with regard to small group ministries.     Pathways for helping people to explore real-life and faith together. ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, November 7, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, November 7, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat at Craigville Retreat Center

Friday, November 8, 2019 6:45 PM to Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Location: Craigville Camps and Retreat Center
The 2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat Program is open to youth grades 8 & up. All the details about the program and open dates are available at http://www.macucc.org/confirmation  A $140 deposit must be paid within 10 days of registration to hold ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, November 9, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Coaching4Clergy Professional Coach Training - Part 1

Sunday, November 10, 2019 to Friday, November 15, 2019
Location: Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Center
Coaching4Clergy Professional Coach Training – Part 1 Sponsored by the “Together We Thrive: Nurturing Pastoral Leadership” Initiative A collaboration of the TA1 Conferences of the United Church of Christ,  The New England Synod of the Evangelical ...
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Writer's Workshop - The Art of the Personal Essay: Make A Point. Change the World: with the Rev. John F. Hudson

Monday, November 11, 2019 to Sunday, November 17, 2019
Location: Warren Conference Center and Inn
APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED FOR THIS WORKSHOP. Good non-fiction spiritual writing makes a point, tells a story, shares a memory, constructs an argument and always gives life to an idea. Personal essays require conciseness and clarity ...

The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, November 11, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for November - Franklin, MA

Thursday, November 14, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The Franklin Federated Church
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, November 14, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Active Threat (Active Shooter) Training Shrewsbury, MA

Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:30 AM
Location: First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church in Shrewsbury will host active threat training on Saturday, November 16, 2019 and welcomes all to attend. The training is presented by Blue-U Defense.  ​Seating is limited for this event to the first 80 applicants. The ...
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Church Treasurers' Gathering in Northampton

Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Edwards Church of Northampton
Please join us for a cup of coffee and conversation that will help define your role as church treasurer and answer all those questions you might have. Church treasurers and assistant treasurers are all welcome. The program will run from 9:30 to ...

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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The Seekers Writing Circle - Northampton, MA

Monday, November 18, 2019 9:30 AM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
The Seeker's Writing Circle Monday mornings, 9:30-11:30am September 16- November 18 (attend one session or as many as your schedule allows)    A loosely facilitated writing circle to ground your week and deepen your own spiritual literacy. ...
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MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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The Art of Dying Well: Fiction + Conversation - Northampton, MA

Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit@ First Churches
The Art of Dying Well Tuesdays, once a month for 6 months, 1:30-3:30pm September 24, October 29, November 19, December 17, January 14, February 11   Using 6 short pieces of fiction as our mother tongue, this series of conversations explores ...
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The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, November 28, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, November 30, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for December - Webster, MA

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: United Church of Christ Federated
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, December 5, 2019 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, December 6, 2019 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Faith Formation 101 - ZOOM

Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: ZOOM only
Practices for a Sustainable Ministry  Leader:  Karen Ziel This is a "ZOOM" only class.  Participants will get information about logistics prior to the session.

Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Leaders 2019-2020

Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Retreat Center
Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Ministers/Directors If you have been unable to join a group due to times and locations or other circumstances then these meetings may be just the opportunity you are looking for to network and...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, December 7, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit
The Alchemy of Grief: Re-Visioning Loss  8 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30pm October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 5, 12, December 3, 10 Because, as author Francis Weller says in his magnificent book The Wild Edge of Sorrow, “grief and love are sisters”…because grief ...
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Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, December 12, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, December 12, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Curiosity Labs - Northampton, MA

Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:00 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit @ First Churches
Curiosity Labs...because curiosity is holy​ Thursdays (every other) and Saturdays (twice a month)  ​September 19 - December 19 ​(come for one session or for them all, as your schedule allows) Short explorations into different forms of spiritual ...
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The Art of Dying Well: Fiction + Conversation - Northampton, MA

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit@ First Churches
The Art of Dying Well Tuesdays, once a month for 6 months, 1:30-3:30pm September 24, October 29, November 19, December 17, January 14, February 11   Using 6 short pieces of fiction as our mother tongue, this series of conversations explores ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, December 26, 2019 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, January 2, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, January 2, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, January 3, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, January 9, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Engaging Our Sacred Scripture's Story - Onsite

Saturday, January 11, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: TBA
Engaging Our Sacred Scripture's Story  Leader:  Don Remick This is an onsite class only.  Webinar (ZOOM) class is February 8, 2020. Please visit the Certification webpage for complete information. https://www.macucc.org/certification
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Tending the Fire-Deepening Retreat (Series Two)

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 1:00 PM to Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: Edwards House
Human systems are complicated, and churches are no exception. At their best, they draw out excellence in their people. At their worst, they become stuck --undermining and sabotaging even the most well-designed plans for change. Tending the Fire ...
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Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for January - Lunenburg, MA

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: United Parish of Lunenburg
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Boundary Awareness Training - Metropolitan Boston

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 8:30 AM to Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: Harvard Divinity School
Register Now → The dates for the next Boundary Awareness Training have been set for Wednesday, January 22nd, and Thursday, January 23rd, 2020, at Harvard Divinity School.  Participation in both days of the session is required of those ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, January 23, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

The Art of Dying Well: Fiction + Conversation - Northampton, MA

Friday, January 24, 2020 1:30 PM
Location: The Nest Space for Art + Spirit@ First Churches
The Art of Dying Well Tuesdays, once a month for 6 months, 1:30-3:30pm September 24, October 29, November 19, December 17, January 14, February 11   Using 6 short pieces of fiction as our mother tongue, this series of conversations explores ...
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2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat at Craigville Retreat Center

Friday, January 24, 2020 6:45 PM to Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Location: Craigville Camps and Retreat Center
This ONLINE ONLY REGISTRATION BEGINS JUNE 15, 2019. The 2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat Program is open to youth grades 8 & up. All the details about the program are available at http://www.macucc.org/confirmation  A $140 deposit must be paid ...

Serving Together - Mission for All Ages - Onsite

Saturday, February 1, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: TBA
Serving Together - Mission for All Ages Leader:  June Cooper This is an onsite class only.  Webinar (ZOOM) class is February 29, 2020.
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US/Mexico Border Tour

Sunday, February 2, 2020 to Saturday, February 8, 2020
The South East Area Mission and Justice Committee is partnering with the UCC's "Romero Center for Border Ministries and Strategies," to provide you with a unique interactive experience of the United States border with Mexico. You will see first-hand ...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, February 6, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, February 6, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, February 7, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Engaging Our Sacred Scripture's Story - ZOOM

Saturday, February 8, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: ZOOM only
Engaging Our Sacred Scripture's Story Leader:  Don Remick This is a "ZOOM" only class.  Participants will get information about logistics a few days prior to the session.

Conference Minister Don Remick preaches in South Weymouth

Sunday, February 9, 2020
Location: Old South Union Church
The Rev. Mr. Don Remick, Conference Minister, will preach at the Sunday worship service at the Old South Union Church in South Weymouth on February 9, 2020. For inquiries regarding Don Remick's schedule please contact Patti Babcock at ...

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, February 27, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat at Prindle Pond Conference Center

Friday, February 28, 2020 6:45 PM to Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Location: Prindle Pond Conference Center at Pondside
The 2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat Program is open to youth grades 8 & up. All the details about the program and open dates are available at  http://www.macucc.org/confirmation  A $140 deposit must be paid within 10 days of registration to hold your...
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Serving Together - Mission for All Ages - ZOOM

Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: ZOOM only
Serving Together - Mission for All Ages Leader:  June Cooper This is a "ZOOM" only class.  Participants will get information about logistics a few days prior to the session.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, March 5, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, March 5, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, March 6, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat at Craigville Retreat Center

Friday, March 6, 2020 6:45 PM to Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Location: Craigville Camps and Retreat Center
This THIS RETREAT IS NOW FULL.  PLEASE CONSIDER ANOTHER DATE. The 2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat Program is open to youth grades 8 & up. All the details about the program and open dates are available at http://www.macucc.org/confirmation  A $140 ...

Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Leaders 2019-2020

Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Retreat Center
Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Ministers/Directors If you have been unable to join a group due to times and locations or other circumstances then these meetings may be just the opportunity you are looking for to network and...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Tending the Fire-Sending Retreat (Series Two)

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:00 PM to Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
Human systems are complicated, and churches are no exception. At their best, they draw out excellence in their people. At their worst, they become stuck --undermining and sabotaging even the most well-designed plans for change. Tending the Fire ...
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Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for March - Ware, MA

Thursday, March 12, 2020 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The United Church of Ware
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Super Saturday

Saturday, March 14, 2020 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
Location: Minnechaug Regional High School
Super Saturday is a collaborative effort of the Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island Conferences, UCC, with presenters and attendees from each conference. A full day of workshops, forums, networking, a marketplace and worship.

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat at Prindle Pond Conference Center

Friday, March 20, 2020 6:45 PM to Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Location: Prindle Pond Conference Center at Pondside
The 2019-2020 Confirmation Retreat Program is open to youth grades 8 & up. All the details about the program and open dates are available at  http://www.macucc.org/confirmation  A $140 deposit must be paid within 10 days of registration to hold your...
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Exploring the UCC - Onsite

Saturday, March 21, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: TBA
Our History, Our Beliefs, Our Identity Leader: Jonathan New This is an onsite class only.  Webinar (ZOOM) class is March 28, 2020. Please visit the Certification webpage for complete information. https://www.macucc.org/certification
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Exploring the UCC - ZOOM

Saturday, March 28, 2020 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Online
Our History, Our Beliefs, Our Identity Leader: Jonathan New This is a "ZOOM" only class.  Participants will get information about logistics prior to the session.  

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, April 2, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, April 3, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, April 9, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for April - Rutland, MA

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: The First Congregational Church of Rutland
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, April 23, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, May 1, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, May 7, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, May 7, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Leaders 2019-2020

Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Edwards House Retreat Center
Communities of Practice for Christian Educators and Youth Ministers/Directors If you have been unable to join a group due to times and locations or other circumstances then these meetings may be just the opportunity you are looking for to network and...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for May - Boxborough, MA

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: UCC Congregational of Boxborough
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Central MA. Association Cluster Meeting for June - Shrewsbury, MA

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church, UCC
The Board of Director's are pleased to continue Cluster Meetings for Central Association Churches. These meetings have been a great success in helping to nurture the vitality of the Central Association Churches and strengthen the covenant between ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, June 4, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, June 4, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, June 5, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, June 11, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, July 2, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, July 3, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

UCC National Youth Event

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 to Saturday, July 25, 2020
United Church of Christ’s National Youth Event will take place at Purdue University in West Lafayette Indiana July 22-25th 2020. This 4 day event is celebrated as the largest denominational gathering. Often bringing in 3,000 participants, this time ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, August 6, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, August 6, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, August 7, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, August 13, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Danvers)

Thursday, August 27, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (North Andover)

Thursday, September 3, 2020 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

Northeast Committee on Formation & Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, September 3, 2020 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Byfield Parish Church

Pizza! Pizza! - Berlin, MA

Friday, September 4, 2020 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: First Parish Church
First Parish host a monthly pizza buffet on the second Friday of each month. Pizza's are a 14" round handmade pie. You can order ahead for take-out or join others at the pizza buffet! For more information click on the link below and scroll to bottom ...
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Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Needham)

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Directions can be found here.  

MBA Committee on Ministerial Standing

Thursday, September 10, 2020 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Union Church in Waban

MBA Committee on Ministry

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: 60 Highland St

Wendy's Office Hours at Panera Bread (Dedham)

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Directions can be found here.

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