SPOTLIGHT: A Summer Recap of Churches Making Changes

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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 ...


CT and MA Delegates Take Stands for Immigrants

6/18/2018

Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference Annual Meeting delegates took a stand for immigrants this weekend.


Six Churches Receive Green Congregation Awards

6/17/2018

While there was much to celebrate at the Annual Meeting Recognition Lunch this year, the Environmental Ministries Task Team was very happy to recognize six churches for their tremendous effort around environmental protection and climate justice!


Antal Presented with 2018 Andy Gustafson Award

6/16/2018

Retiring Conference Minister and President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal was presented with the Andy Gustafson Award at this year's Annual Meeting Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, June 16, 2018. Andy Gustafson, who served as Associate Conference Minister for Stewardship & Financial Development, and who died in May, 2014, inspired countless UCC members, ...


Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences vote to go forward Together, As One

6/16/2018

The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences of the United Church of Christ made history Saturday, voting overwhelmingly to form a new unified Conference in which they will not only do ministry together, but to which they will invite other religious and secular organizations to join.


Three Receive Christian Education Certification

6/16/2018

Pictured left to right: Sherril Willis and Gayle McGlaughlin received their certificates from Debbie Gline-Allen and Sue LaLone. Leea Snape was unable to attend Annual Meeting. Three people who completed all the requirements for Certification for Christian Educators were recognized at the Annual Meeting Recognition Luncheon on June 16.  Gayle ...


Three Receive Haystack Awards for Justice Work

6/16/2018

The Massachusetts Conference Justice & Witness Council presented Haystack Awards on Saturday, June 16th, to Joy Harris and Bruce Roberts for their work with Lakota youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota; and to Carmen Ramos-Kalsow for her relief efforts in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Here is what the Council said about these...


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