Last Date for 2019 Gifts

12/13/2019

A note to Local Church Treasurers (MA): I send you greetings in this Advent and New Year season. I hope that it’s been a blessed year for your church and that the new year brings an abundance of joy and peace!  As the end of the year comes into sight I’m writing to remind you that the last date for the Massachusetts Conference to receive all ...


Delegate Counts Will Change for Some Churches

12/9/2019

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

12/9/2019

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

12/4/2019

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

12/3/2019

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

12/1/2019

Dec. 4 Update:  The UCC has surpassed their goal, so far raising nearly $75,000. it's not too late to give at: www.ucc.org/giving_tuesday 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

11/26/2019

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

11/20/2019

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

11/20/2019

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


SPOTLIGHT - Interfaith Youth Learn About Their Similarities

11/11/2019

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.


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