Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference Staffers Take Part in Border Demonstration

12/12/2018

“We stood as people of faith together to witness that no human being is illegal and to demonstrate our commitment to speak up and out about policies that criminalize those seeking asylum in our country,” Siladi said.


Together, As One Efforts Moving Forward

11/27/2018

Together, As One board and staff members have been working to build relationships, share information, align ministries and attend to all the details the transition requires.


SPOTLIGHT: “Who is My Neighbor?”

11/9/2018

Quincy Point Church Holds Faithful Conversations in a Time of Unrest


Conference Leaders Express Support for Ballot Question 3

10/31/2018

The following statement was released by leaders of the Massachusetts Conference on Oct. 31, 2018 Statement by the Leadership of the United Church of Christ - Massachusetts Conference Supporting Question 3 is consistent with the beliefs and practices of the United Church of Christ. Working together to create a loving and just society is at the heart...


Letter from the Conference Minister: The Enormity of the World’s Grief

10/29/2018

The news kept coming this past week. 11 people killed in a mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Two African Americans shot at a Krogers by a man who had just tried to break into a predominantly black membership church.


Conference and Local Churches Respond to Gas Explosions in Merrimack Valley

10/24/2018

How Our Local Churches Were Affected AND Helped Their Communities


420 Turn Out for Super Saturday

10/23/2018

The sky may have been overcast, but Super Saturday was beaming with activity: 420 attendees, 46 workshops, worship, marketplace, networking, and keynote speaker Dr. David M Csinos discussing faith formation.  This Super Saturday was hosted by the Massachusetts Conference with presenters, participants and volunteers from Massachusetts, Connecticut...


Hurricane Michael Update

10/12/2018

Mexico Beach, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Colin Hunt. Creative Commons license. The following is a message from Transitional Interim Conference Minister  The Rev. Don Remick: We are slowly getting images and stories of the impact on Hurricane Michael as it crossed the Florida Panhandle then made its way up the ...


SPOTLIGHT: Church Growth is a Complex Thing

10/5/2018

Melrose Church Uses Churches Alive Program to Help in Their Quest to Be More Vital and Purposeful


$1 MilIion Grant Will Support Clergy Development

10/4/2018

The Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ has been awarded a $1 million grant for clergy development from Lilly Endowment Inc. The grant will be used in collaboration with the Connecticut and Rhode Island Conferences, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the New England Synod - ELCA Lutheran.


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