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MA and RI Conferences Sharing Search & Call Support

8/13/2018

The Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences are now sharing administrative help for search and call, the process that helps to match clergy and churches. Martha Goodman has been the search and call administrator for the Massachusetts Conference since January, 2013 and will now be carrying out the same function for the Rhode Island Conference.  ...


Justice and Witness Fund Named for Jim Antal

4/4/2018

The Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors has voted unanimously to rename the Justice and Witness Fund to the Jim Antal Fund for Justice and Witness Ministries.


Patricia Kogut Called as Associate Conference Minister in Southeast

4/4/2018

The Massachusetts Conference has called the Rev. Dr. Patricia A. Kogut, pastor of the North Congregational Church in Middleboro, as the new half-time Associate Conference Minister serving in the Southeast Area.


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. "...


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