Conference Launches Staff Blog

3/9/2011

The Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ has launched a staff blog in the hope of strengthening relationships and communication between the staff of the Conference and the leaders and members of local churches. The blog's first entry - posted today, Ash Wednesday - is by Conference Minister and President Jim Antal. "The blog ...


300 attend Super Saturday in Ludlow (2011)

3/8/2011

More than 300 people from 116 churches – including congregations in New Hampshire and Rhode Island – attended the Massachusetts Conference’s second Super Saturday, held March 5 at Ludlow High School. Participants took part in a rousing morning worship service led by five “provocative” pastors from across the Conference, and then were able to attend...


ACM Peter Wells joins demonstration for tomato pickers

2/28/2011

Associate Conference Minister Peter Wells joined hundreds of demonstrators on Sunday, Feb. 27, as they marched from Copley Square to a Brigham Circle Stop & Shop, calling on the supermarket chain to improve wages and working conditions for tomato pickers in Florida. Wells read from a letter signed by numerous religious leaders from a wide variety ...


Bible Study Guide for Three Cups of Tea available in preparation for May 3rd event

2/24/2011

The Massachusetts Conference has released a Study Guide for Three Cups of Tea in anticipation of the May 3rd event featuring the book's author, Greg Mortenson. The guide is designed to facilitate conversation around Mortenson's books and work and includes materials appropriate for children and youth as well as for adult faith formation. The study ...


Post your church's event or ad on macucc.org!

2/8/2011

Post your church’s event on macucc.org! Is your church having a special musical performance? A fair or rummage sale? A special worship service? Share the news with neighboring congregations by posting it on the church calendar on macucc.org. Go to the macucc.org calendar to submit your event. It will be posted once it is approved by the website ...


Old South Church hosts interfaith service for Patrick inaugural

1/7/2011

Old South Church, UCC, in Boston hosted an interfaith service as part of the activities surrounding Governor Deval Patrick's inauguration on Thursday, Jan. 6.  Patrick and Lt. Governor Timothy Murray lit candles during the service, Patrick's symbolizing hope and Murray's symbolizing service. Conference Minister and President Jim Antal (seen at the ...


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