Delegate Counts Will Change for Some Churches


Delegates from all three conferences at the November Annual Meeting. The formation of the Southern New England Conference is bringing about a lot of changes, and one may be how many delegates churches should be electing to attend Annual Meeting. According to the bylaws of the new Conference, churches with between 0 and 300 members will ...

Southern New England Board Takes Historic Steps


The Southern New England Conference Board of Directors took a series of votes on Saturday, Dec. 7, to approve the founding documents and policies that will govern the new Conference being formed by the unification of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences. On the surface, it was dry stuff. And not controversial - there were no...

Greg and Pam Arifian Leaving CT Conference Staff


One family is leaving the Connecticut Conference - and their departure will leave two big holes on the Conference staff. Greg and Pam Arifian have announced their plans to move to Napa, California with their daughter, Lena. Greg has served as Site Manager at the Silver Lake Conference Center for the past eight years, and Pam has been the founding ...

CT Devotional Publication Expanding To MA and RI


A weekly publication of the historic CT Conference is expanding to include writers and readers from MM and RI.

Three Conference Ministers Call for Support of #GivingTuesday Effort to Erase Medical Debt


Dec. 4 Update:  The UCC has surpassed their goal, so far raising nearly $75,000. it's not too late to give at: The three Bridge Conference Ministers are calling for support for the United Church of Christ's Giving Tuesday campaign to erase medical debt. The United Church of Christ has set a goal of raising $50,000, ...

UCC.ORG: Conference Ministers Tour Sacred Sites in Alabama


Thirty United Church of Christ Conference Ministers - including Southern New England Bridge Conference Ministers Marilyn Kendrix, Don Remick and Kent Siladi, shared an immersion experience around racism and racial justice in Alabama, touring several sacred sites forged in the struggle for equal rights.

Conference Ministers Announce the Resignation of Jonathan New


It was with deep sadness that we have received the Rev. Jonathan New’s resignation this past Monday.

SPOTLIGHT - Enlivened by the Spirit and the Journey


Holyoke Church experiencing new energy and excitement as a result of Churches Alive program

SPOTLIGHT - Interfaith Youth Learn About Their Similarities


In a time when lines drawn between groups of people get darker and more defined, Newtown Congregational Church is making efforts to break barriers and show young people that they have more in common with youth of other faiths than differences.

Delegates Challenged to Be Brave and to Unbind


It was hard to miss the theme of this year's Annual Meeting. There it was in huge, neon letters lined up at the back of the stage: Unbound.

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