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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


MACUCC signs on as friend of the court in Supreme Court climate change case

11/10/2014

By vote of the Board of Directors, the Massachusetts Conference has signed on as a “friend of the court” in a Supreme Court case related to climate change. The case is being brought by a group of youth and young adults who argue that the government has an obligation to protect essential natural resources for present and future generations.


Five UCC conferences join MACUCC in call for divestment

3/5/2013

Five United Church of Christ Conferences have now joined the Massachusetts Conference in its call on the denomination to divest from fossil fuel companies as part of an effort to combat climate change. The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors in December voted to bring a Resolution urging divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies to the UCC ...


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