Cardinal O’Malley Convenes Climate Symposium at which Antal and Bullitt-Jonas Speak

2/14/2018

Conference Minister & President Rev. Dr. Jim Antal presents Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley with a preview copy of his forthcoming book, Climate Church, Climate World. Massachusetts Conference Minister & President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal and the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas were two of the featured speakers last week at an unprecedented gathering of ...


Retreat Brings Staff From Three Conferences Together

2/13/2018

Twenty-five members of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences spent 23 hours on retreat together Sunday and Monday, exploring with one another the distinct cultures of their conferences and envisioning what a brand new, unified conference might look like.


Boards Move Forward on Forming New Conference

2/5/2018

The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conference Boards of Directors on Saturday enthusiastically gave their stamp of approval to bylaws and other documents that will govern a new, unified conference.


SPOTLIGHT: A Small Change Can Make a Big Difference

2/3/2018

Super Saturday Workshop Inspired a Westborough Church to Create a More Welcoming Bulletin


Two Online Focus Groups Scheduled

1/30/2018

In response to requests from those who could not attend one of the 11 recent Together, As One focus groups, two online sessions have been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 5, at 7:00 PM and Thursday, Feb. 8, at 11:00 AM. The focus group sessions are an opportunity for people in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences to help envision ...


Conference Launches Search for Regional ACM

1/12/2018

The Massachusetts Conference is launching a search for a half-time Associate Conference Minister whose focus will be to minister to the ministry of the churches in the southeast region of the Conference. The position has been posted to the national UCC Ministry Opportunities.  Conference Minister and President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal and Board of ...


SPOTLIGHT: A Fire Sparks Covenant Among UCC Churches

1/12/2018

Weymouth and Saugus UCC churches become real-life examples of how our vision statement is being lived out throughout the Conference


More Than 200 People Sign up for New Conference Focus Groups

1/10/2018

More than 200 people have signed up to attend one of 11 focus group gatherings being held Jan. 18 - 23 to give their input on what a new, unified conference might look like. It is not too late to RSVP to attend. The groups are being held in various churches in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and are being facilitated by Jim ...


Connecticut, Massachusetts Conferences Consolidate Functions

1/8/2018

The Connecticut and Massachusetts Conferences are taking several steps toward consolidating their administrative and financial functions in order to increase efficiency while saving on costs.


South African Missionary Visiting Churches in March

1/8/2018

The Rev. Susan Valiquette, a Global Ministries missionary, is available to visit MACUCC churches from March 10-26. Susan has recently completed 18 years serving the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA), where she was the school chaplain and a class instructor at the Inanda Seminary, Durban, South Africa.  If your church would ...


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