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Conference Launches Search for Regional ACM

1/12/2018

The Massachusetts Conference is launching a search for a half-time Associate Conference Minister whose focus will be to minister to the ministry of the churches in the southeast region of the Conference. The position has been posted to the national UCC Ministry Opportunities.  Conference Minister and President The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal and Board of ...


Connecticut, Massachusetts Conferences Consolidate Functions

1/8/2018

The Connecticut and Massachusetts Conferences are taking several steps toward consolidating their administrative and financial functions in order to increase efficiency while saving on costs.


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.


Antal, Other Religious Leaders "Take a Knee" for Climate Change

10/24/2017

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Rev. Dr. James Antal was one of a dozen religious leaders of Protestant, Catholic, Evangelical and Jewish traditions who gathered at the EPA today to "take a knee" in prayer and urge the current administration to address global climate change. The Rev. Dr. Antal, who serves as the national spokesperson for the United Church ...


Remick to Serve as Transitional Interim Minister and President

9/18/2017

The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors announced today that The Rev. Don Remick will serve as the Transitional Interim Minister and President upon the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal's retirement July 1, 2018.


Conference Welcomes New Consultant for Christian Education and Youth Ministry

6/28/2017

Debbie Gline Allen, a Commissioned Minister of Christian Formation with a wealth of experience in the UCC, will begin serving as the Conference's Consultant for Christian Education and Youth Ministry on July 10.


CT, MA Conferences to Share Associate for Racial Justice Ministry

6/27/2017

TJ Harper Toyan (TJ) Harper – the current Associate for Racial Justice Ministries for the Massachusetts Conference – will be expanding his role to serve in the same capacity for the Connecticut Conference beginning this August. "We are so excited to welcome TJ to our CTUCC staff," said Connecticut Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi. "...


New Administrative Assistant hired

5/8/2017

Rubén Bonilla-Santiago is joining the Massachusetts Conference staff as an Administrative Assistant. He will be working in the Winchester office supporting the ministry of Associate Conference Minister The Rev. Wendy Vander Hart and the Metropolitan Boston and Northeast Associations.


MBA, Northeast Association Administrator Leaves Staff

3/29/2017

Today marked the last day on the job after 10 years for Colin Loggins, Administrative Assistant for the Metropolitan Boston and Northeast Associations.  Colin has taken a new job with the Caleb Group in Swampscott, where he will be sharing his significant gifts with a non-profit organization that provides affordable housing in the region.    "Colin...


Conference hires Associate for Racial Justice Ministries

9/8/2016

The Massachusetts Conference has hired Toyan Harper, Jr. - known as TJ - to serve as the new full-time Associate for Racial Justice Ministries. Harper will coordinate and guide the work of the Conference staff, clergy and lay leaders in the area of racial justice, support and expand networks of racial justice leaders within the Conference, and ...


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