An Easter People's Lamentation of Hope

3/27/2018

In his Easter Message, United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer invites all in the wider church to celebrate the hope of Easter.


March Super Saturday Offered a Vision of Heaven, Irish Tradition, and Lots of Learning and Networking

3/21/2018

It was quite chilly in Wilbraham, but that didn’t stop 600 people from attending Super Saturday at the Minnechaug Regional High School.


Conference Leaders Raise $3700 Through Wearing Of The Green

3/20/2018

Leaders of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences together raised over $3,700 for their respective ministries through successful social media challenges that required them to go VERY green for St. Patrick's Day.


Bringing Light into the Darkness: Share Your Church's Story

3/14/2018

Among the many stories that are emerging from this round of storms with greater frequency and greater intensity is the response from our churches. We would like to share those stories with each other.


SPOTLIGHT: Milton Church's Search and Call Process Helped Benefit The Youth of the Community

3/14/2018

In order for young people to develop into healthy, compassionate, engaged adults, they need spaces where they can be welcomed.


UCC Counsel Warns that Housing Allowance May End

3/14/2018

By Tiffany Vail Associate Conference Minister for Communications United Church of Christ General Counsel Heather Kimmel is advising churches and clergy to recognize that the end of the clergy housing allowance is a possibility. The clergy housing allowance is compensation provided to ministers by their employers which the ministers can exclude ...


Social Media Challenges Raise Funds for Conferences

3/13/2018

Inspired by a Super Saturday falling on St. Patrick's Day, leaders in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences have issued challenges to their social media friends: donate to my Conference, and I'll go overboard with the wearing of the green. It started when former Connecticut Conference Minister Davida Crabtree challenged ...


Annual Meeting Delegate Guidelines

3/1/2018

Welcome! Dear Delegate, Thank you!  As a delegate to the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ, you play a central role in the governance of the Conference. As a delegate you 1. Choose the Board of Directors and Officers of the Conference 2. Approve the annual budget 3. Decide on the OCWM retention rate 4. Set the per member Fellowship ...


Conference Launches Sanctuary Churches Fund

2/27/2018

In opening their doors in welcome, sanctuary churches take on a critical humanitarian responsibility. The Conference both supports this mission and recognizes the significant fiscal responsibility involved, one that becomes increasingly difficult to maintain.


Cardinal O’Malley Convenes Climate Symposium at which Antal and Bullitt-Jonas Speak

2/14/2018

Conference Minister & President Rev. Dr. Jim Antal presents Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley with a preview copy of his forthcoming book, Climate Church, Climate World. Massachusetts Conference Minister & President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal and the Rev. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas were two of the featured speakers last week at an unprecedented gathering of ...


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