Resolution Calling for a More Just, Humane Direction for Economic Globalization approved by the 202nd Annual Meeting (2001)

6/9/2001

Approved by the 202nd Annual Meeting, June 9, 2001. Proposed by the Commission for Mission and Justice Ministries   WHEREAS, General Synods and Massachusetts Conference Annual Meetings have passed numerous resolutions seeking to support a more just national and international economic system, including, "Justice in the Maquiladoras" (GS 18, 1991), ...


Resolution on the Environment and the Church approved by the 202nd Annual Meeting (2001)

6/9/2001

Voted by the 202nd Annual Meeting, June 9, 2001 As Christians, we say that God created the earth and called it good. Human beings are called to care for the earth. We do not own it, but are to treasure it and nurture it as a sacred trust.   WHEREAS, A pattern of ecosystem changes produced by human behavior threatens human survival; and a ...


Resolution on Restorative Justice approved by the 200th Annual Meeting (1999)

4/19/1999

Approved by the 200th Annual Meeting of the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ April, 1999 Whereas, Crime in our country is a great source of our misery, leaving victims with physical, emotional and financial losses, communities with fear, taxpayers with huge bills for law enforcement and corrections, and offenders and their families...


The Massachusetts Conference 2014 Annual Report. Amazing Works of Faith in Massachusetts and Beyond, is now available. Printed copies are being sent to churches or can be requested, and electronic copies can be downloaded here.


CT - MA - RI Timeline

Events Leading Our Conferences to Where We Are Right Now  Following is a timeline of events that have led to the proposal for a new Conference. This document was prepared by Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal. Key: Jim = Jim Antal, Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Kent = Kent Siladi, Connecticut Conference ...


Is There a Christmas Elf in the Manger?

West Springfield Church gets into the Christmas spirit with Manger on a Mantel.


Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar Recording & Resources

The following material is from the Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar held on March 30, 2017. Please use these materials in any way that is helpful to spread the word about the meeting in your congregation. Recording: A Recording of the Webinar with Host John Hargrave, a member of the Wellesley Congregational Church in Wellesley, MA and Tiffany Vail, ...


Promise Church Cooks Up A Way To Help the Recently Sheltered Stock Their New Homes

Church Start has already started making a difference in the lives of the homeless.


SPOTLIGHT: Going to Church Can Be Such a Drag

First Congregational of Somerville Offers Radical Outreach Service


Together, As One

On June 16 - 17, 2017, at a joint Annual Meeting, delegates from the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences voted decisively to move ahead toward forming a new, joint Conference.  The vote had been proposed by the three Boards of Directors, who on January 21, 2017, following a year of discernment, unanimously approved a Resolution...


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