SPOTLIGHT: Martha’s Vineyard Church Maps Their Faith Journeys

12/13/2017

West Tisbury Church Pastor Inspired by Conference Partner Coaching Program to Map Faith Journeys


UCC Pension Boards announce 2018 rates

12/13/2017

The Pension Boards of the United Church of Christ has announced that 2017 rates for health insurance will increase an average of 9%, and dental insurance rates will stay the same.


New Fundraising and Development Specialist Having an Impact

12/6/2017

This fall, the Massachusetts Conference has seen an uptick in the success of its fundraising appeals. It’s no coincidence that there has been a new face working behind the scenes on those efforts: Lee Gagen, the Conference's new Fundraising and Development Specialist.


#GivingTuesday Drive Brings in nearly $4500 for Racial Justice Ministries

12/5/2017

Donors in southeastern New England kicked off the charitable giving season last week by pledging $4,445 in donations to Racial Justice Ministries on #GivingTuesday.


Faith Leaders Revive MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign as a National Organizing Call to End Racism, Poverty

12/4/2017

Interfaith leaders came together in Washington, D.C. Dec. 4 to launch a revival of the Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival


Antal Among 25 Demonstrators Charged at Statehouse

11/20/2017

Massachusetts Conference Minister President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal was one of 25 environmental activists detained at the Statehouse on Thursday, after staging a sit-in calling on Gov. Charlie Baker to ban the new construction of all fossil fuel infrastructure in the state.


Vision for New Conference Laid Out

11/15/2017

The Together, As One team has developed a Vision, Mission and Purpose statement, with an accompanying Conversation Guide.


Canaan UCC Severely Damaged by Fire

11/8/2017

The Canaan Congregational Church was severely damaged in a fire on Monday, and Pastor Charlie Close said the congregation is awaiting word on the structural integrity of the building.


Giving Tuesday Drive to Support Racial Justice Ministries

11/8/2017

By Tiffany Vail Associate Conference Minister for Communications Together as one, the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences are asking people to make contributions in support of Racial Justice Ministries on #GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017. #GivingTuesday is a global effort of small businesses, corporations, non-profits, and ...


Super Saturday Keynote Address Calls for a Prophetic Voice for Sanctuary

11/7/2017

The Rev. Noel Andersen, a national Grassroots Coordinator for Church World Service focusing on Immigrants’ Rights, delivered the keynote address at this fall’s Super Saturday event, which was attended by over 450 people.


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