Churches Called to "Go Deeper" with Episcopal Counterparts

5/2/2018

In response to an historic vote by the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, Conference leaders are encouraging local churches and all settings of the Massachusetts Conference to go "deeper together" with their Episcopal counterparts.


Antal's Book Garnering Attention Outside Church Circles

4/18/2018

Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal's new book, "Climate Church, Climate World" is garnering attention outside of the traditional church setting, most recently in an article in the Chicago Tribune.


SPOTLIGHT: Pawtucket Church Shares Blessing Bags Ministry Stories

4/16/2018

Gifts from the Heart Aren’t Just for Valentine’s Day


Association Gatherings Offer Chance to Discuss the Vision for a New Conference

4/9/2018

The Together, As One Planning Team and the Annual Meeting Steering Committee want to ensure that everyone is informed about the Vision, Mission and Purpose of the proposed new, unified conference. Together, As One Team members have requested the opportunity to discuss the Vision at the gatherings listed below. In addition, online forums are being ...


Conference Leaders to Host 5 Online Forums On New Conference Votes

4/9/2018

Leading up to the second Tri-Conference Annual Meeting of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences, Conference leaders will be hosting a series of five online forums in May and June for discussion about the upcoming votes to formally create a new, unified conference. Delegates to the Annual Meeting, to be held June 15 - 16 at ...


Justice and Witness Fund Named for Jim Antal

4/4/2018

The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors has voted unanimously to rename the Justice and Witness Fund to the Jim Antal Fund for Justice and Witness Ministries.


Patricia Kogut Called as Associate Conference Minister in Southeast

4/4/2018

The Massachusetts Conference has called the Rev. Dr. Patricia A. Kogut, pastor of the North Congregational Church in Middleboro, as the new half-time Associate Conference Minister serving in the Southeast Area.


Boards Approve New Conference Documents to Bring Before Delegates

4/2/2018

The Boards of Directors of the CT, MA and RI conferences have all given their approval to a covenant agreement, set of bylaws, and a process for nominating a Board of Directors for a new, unified conference.


Consultant Shares Insights from Focus Groups

4/2/2018

A summary of what was heard when more than 200 people attended focus group sessions held in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and online regarding the formation of a new, unified conference.


South Congregational Church of Springfield Takes Family into Sanctuary

3/28/2018

A woman and her two children have entered sanctuary at Springfield’s South Congregational Church.


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