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.

'Southern New England Conference' It Is


The Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ was overwhelmingly approved at the Saturday Annual Meeting as the new name for the new Conference.

Delegates Set a Foundation of Justice


Wendy Miller Olapade speaks on the resolution Wanting to start out on a solid base of principles, delegates of the soon-to-be Southern New England Conference on Saturday voted in favor of a set of Foundational Justice Commitments at the Annual Meeting on Nov. 1. “At the heart of our Southern New England Conference of the United Church of ...

Keynote Speaker Calls for Revolutionary Love


Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker Valarie Kaur tells delegates that revolutionary love is a labor of justice that goes on for a lifetime.

MACUCC 50-year Ordinands Celebrated


Congratulations to the 50-year Ordinands of the Massachusetts Conference

Recordings Posted of Annual Meeting Hearings


A number of online hearings and informational sessions will be held prior to the Southern New England Conferences Annual Meeting, to give delegates a chance to learn more about the issues that will be raised and to ask questions. There will be no hearings held at the meeting itself, being held at the DCU Center in Worcester Nov. 1 - 2. The ...

SPOTLIGHT - Making a Difference on Make-a-Difference Day


Chelmsford Church Youth Spend a Week Doing Local Mission Work

Delegates To Be Asked to Approve Foundational Justice Commitments for New Conference


Annual Meeting delegates are being asked to put foundational justice commitments in place for the new Conference.

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