Board of Directors

Historic Quad Board Gathering Marks End and Beginning

5/6/2019

Members of the four boards gathered together in Woodstock, CT The following is a compilation from accounts written by Hannah Brown, Bridget  Fidler and Tracy Keene WOODSTOCK, CT -- There was warmth and humor in shared worship, fellowship and discernment as the members of the Together, As One (TA1) Board of Directors and members of the ...


Churches Called to "Go Deeper" with Episcopal Counterparts

5/2/2018

In response to an historic vote by the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, Conference leaders are encouraging local churches and all settings of the Massachusetts Conference to go "deeper together" with their Episcopal counterparts.


CT, MA and RI Boards commit to forming new Conference

1/21/2017

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences on Saturday voted unanimously to commit to forming a new Conference to minister and come together to make an impact as people of faith.


Board of Directors Take Part in Prayer Vigil Leading to Meeting

12/19/2016

The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors began a prayer vigil on Friday, Dec. 16 which they will maintain each day through January 7, the day they are to meet with the Connecticut and Rhode Island Boards.


Survey Indicates Support for Tri-conference Collaboration, Possible Merger

11/28/2016

Over the last past 9 months, 555 people responding to a survey have indicated their support for the concept of a greater partnership or possible merger of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.


Awakening: A Season of Discernment for a Future of Shared Ministry

9/28/2015

(See an article about this resolution here) A Resolution Adopted Unanimously by each of the RI, MA& CT UCC Boards That they may all be one… -- John 17:21 Even though it has many members, all the members of the body, though many, are one body. -- I Corinthians 12:12 Believers know that while our values are embodied in tradition, our hopes are ...


Three Southern New England Conference Boards Call For Year Of Discernment On Federating Or Merging

9/28/2015

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ have joined together to consider a future of mutual ministry. In a resolution that hails the benefits Board members from the three conferences met last fall. fits of interdependence, the three boards have all voted to call their ...


Report of the Board of Directors - 2015

6/1/2015

The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors comprises twenty-one leaders – both lay and clergy – from across the state. Our conversations are thoughtful, engaged and focused on our mission to “nurture local church vitality and the covenant among our churches to make God’s love and justice real.” Every meeting we also evaluate our work based on ...


Conference joins as founding investor in Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

11/19/2014

With $21 million from investors across the denomination, including $1 million from the Massachusetts Conference, United Church Funds has launched a new fund that is free of fossil fuel investments.


Mapping the Future Together: Three Conferences Hold Historic Joint Board Retreat

11/18/2014

The Boards of Directors of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences came together on November 15th at the First Congregational Church UCC of Woodstock, Connecticut, for what they believe to be the first joint meeting of its kind in New England's history


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