Historic Quad Board Gathering Marks End and Beginning

5/6/2019

Members of the four boards gathered together in Woodstock, CT The following is a compilation from accounts written by Hannah Brown, Bridget  Fidler and Tracy Keene WOODSTOCK, CT -- There was warmth and humor in shared worship, fellowship and discernment as the members of the Together, As One (TA1) Board of Directors and members of the ...


Canaan Congregational Church Rises from the Ashes

4/30/2019

Proposed Canaan Congregational Church. Courtesy of GVV Architects Story submitted by Terese B Platten on behalf of the Canaan Congregational Church Council On November 6, 2017, a devastating fire destroyed the 190-year-old brick Canaan Congregational Church building beyond reasonable repair. But the members of the church have been busy, ...


New Conference Will Have New Leader

4/23/2019

The current Conference Ministers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have each announced that they will not put their names into consideration to take on leadership of the new, unified conference.


2019 Super Saturday Keynote Video: Rebekah Anderson

4/18/2019

At the recent Super Saturday event, Rebekah Anderson gave a message in which she broke down the story of the Good Samaritan - and then put it back together. Video of her address is now available here.


Strengthen the Church Offering to Benefit Children and Youth

4/17/2019

The following letter was sent to members and friends of the Massachusetts Conference on April 11, 2019: Members and friends of the Massachusetts Conference, UCC:   Grace and peace to you in this Lenten season as we prepare for and anticipate Easter resurrection and what it means for us personally and together as the Church!   I write to share ...


Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk Called to Serve as Program Coordinator for Together We Thrive Initiative

4/12/2019

The Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk The Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk has been called to serve as Program Coordinator for the Together We Thrive Initiative In October 2018, the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ was awarded a $1 million grant for clergy development from Lilly Endowment Inc. The five year grant is being ...


SPOTLIGHT - Payson Park Seeking Visitors, Teens, and Refugees

4/10/2019

Belmont Church Aims to Attract Next Generation


More Feedback Sought for New Conference Name

4/10/2019

More feedback is being sought about what the name should be for the new conference being formed by the  Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences. The conference, which General Synod is being asked to approve in June, is provisionally being called the Together As One Conference. A task team from the Together As One Board of ...


Revolutionary Love Project Founder to Keynote Annual Meeting

3/27/2019

Valarie Kaur, founder of the Revolutionary Love Project, will be the keynote speaker at the first Annual Meeting of the new Together As One Conference, to be held Nov. 1 and 2 in Worcester, MA.


The Clergy Housing Allowance Continues

3/21/2019

In a much-anticipated decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals delivered welcome news to clergy: the clergy housing allowance is constitutional.


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