SPOTLIGHT: Different Faiths With Much in Common


Shelburne Falls Church Helps the Community Explore Buddhist Teachings

SPOTLIGHT: Piecing Together Children’s Time and the Community


Most churches try to incorporate a ‘children’s time’ during worship service, but Congregational Christian Church of Somerset, UCC, is taking an extra step and involving the entire congregation, and even the community, in the children’s messages. Somerset church creates Bible-based quilts for the homeless from children's worship time artwork.

SPOTLIGHT: The Phoenix Rises in Haverhill as a New Church Start


When the members of First Congregational Church, UCC, of Haverhill sold their brick and mortar institution and set out on two different pathways, it was a rebirth of the members. One group chose to continue worship by joining other area congregations and using part of the proceeds to continue traditional mission work. A second group, a small band ...

SPOTLIGHT: Summer Wrap Up: Amazing Works of Faith by Local Churches


Throughout the past year, many churches offered amazing works of faith, services, and ministries -- some never considered before -- all in an effort to ensure they stay relevant and integral to their communities. Read these stories and be inspired!

SPOTLIGHT: Feeding the Community with Food and Spirit


Lenox Church Holds an Open Communion Meal

SPOTLIGHT: North Falmouth Offers Game Show Event. Everyone's a Winner!


WHAT IS a Good Fellowship Event, a Church Partnering Moment, and a Local Charity Promotion? The North Falmouth Congregational Church church joined with other area churches and held an "Upper Cape Bible Challenge Contest" to support and promote local charities.

SPOTLIGHT: Saugus Church Helps To Save Lives


Training Brings Narcan Awareness and Help to People Suffering from a Heroin or Opioid Overdose

SPOTLIGHT: New Focus on Serving the Community


Foster Memorial Members Are Taking Off Their Bibs and Putting on Aprons

SPOTLIGHT: Warming Up the Community: Waquoit Members Offer Church as Power Outage Station


Waquoit Members Offer Church as Power Outage Station

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From Church World Service.  On September 26, the White House issued an Executive Order (EO 13888) that could end the resettlement of refugees in 16 ...
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A message from the Rev. Vicki Kemper Dear friends, We continue to feel profoundly grateful to each of you and your faith communities for all they ...

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