MA and RI Conferences Sharing Search & Call Support

8/13/2018

The Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences are now sharing administrative help for search and call, the process that helps to match clergy and churches. Martha Goodman has been the search and call administrator for the Massachusetts Conference since January, 2013 and will now be carrying out the same function for the Rhode Island Conference.  ...


SPOTLIGHT: Pulling Out the Pews

8/10/2018

West Concord church makes major building changes to care for the earth and serve all ages and abilities


Southwest Conference Calls for Week of Faithful Witness at the Border

7/30/2018

The following article from the Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ details the ways people can help with the border crisis, either by joining humanitarian efforts at the Mexican border ("AT the border"), or by helping from home ("FOR the border"; there are many great ideas here!)  We would like to hear from anyone planning to ...


40 Depart Together, As One, for Regional Youth Event

7/19/2018

Youth from the Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts conferences headed off Together, As One today (July 19) on a bus bound for the UCC Eastern Regional Youth Event in Pennsylvania. More than 40 youth and adults from the following churches and associations are making the trip: Greenwich, Salisbury, New Britain, Simsbury, New Haven, and East...


Report Issued on National Staffing and Programming

7/19/2018

United Church of Christ General Minister and President John Dorhauer recently issued a midsummer report on staffing and programming. This six-page document gives an important window into the workings of the national setting. The report can be downloaded here.  


2018 Annual Report Now Available

7/18/2018

The Massachusetts Conference 2018 Annual Report is now available. Printed copies were given to all Annual Meeting attendees, and multiple printed copies will be sent to church leaders later this summer. They can also be requested by contacting Karen Methot or downloaded here.


SPOTLIGHT: A Summer Recap of Churches Making Changes

7/13/2018

Churches Making Changes, Inspired by Conference Resources


John C. Dorhauer Invites Celebration for Together, As One

6/26/2018

United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer sent out a video on June 26 inviting people across the denomination to celebrate the planned coming together of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences. "Signaling to the wider church that more can be accomplished together than apart, this move ...


Blackmon: You Have to Get Your Feet Wet (with VIDEO)

6/20/2018

On the eve of the historic vote on whether three conferences should unite to join as one, The Rev. Traci Blackmon preached on how faith in God is what makes bold steps into the unknown possible.


UCC Leaders: "Keep Families Together!"

6/19/2018

Condemning the unconscionable assertion that migrant children should be separated from their parents because of ‘orderly and lawful processes that protect the weak and lawful,' — a Biblical statement used to justify U.S. immigration policies — United Church of Christ National Leadership has issued this pastoral letter, urging the people of the ...


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