Together, As One

2019 Super Saturday Keynote Video: Rebekah Anderson

4/18/2019

At the recent Super Saturday event, Rebekah Anderson gave a message in which she broke down the story of the Good Samaritan - and then put it back together. Video of her address is now available here.


Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk Called to Serve as Program Coordinator for Together We Thrive Initiative

4/12/2019

The Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk The Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk has been called to serve as Program Coordinator for the Together We Thrive Initiative In October 2018, the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ was awarded a $1 million grant for clergy development from Lilly Endowment Inc. The five year grant is being ...


Together, As One Synod Resolution Advances

2/19/2019

The resolution that would bring the CT, MA and RI conferences together into one conference is wending its way toward General Synod in June.


Boards Approve New Conference Documents to Bring Before Delegates

4/2/2018

The Boards of Directors of the CT, MA and RI conferences have all given their approval to a covenant agreement, set of bylaws, and a process for nominating a Board of Directors for a new, unified conference.


Consultant Shares Insights from Focus Groups

4/2/2018

A summary of what was heard when more than 200 people attended focus group sessions held in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and online regarding the formation of a new, unified conference.


Boards Move Forward on Forming New Conference

2/5/2018

The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conference Boards of Directors on Saturday enthusiastically gave their stamp of approval to bylaws and other documents that will govern a new, unified conference.


Two Online Focus Groups Scheduled

1/30/2018

In response to requests from those who could not attend one of the 11 recent Together, As One focus groups, two online sessions have been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 5, at 7:00 PM and Thursday, Feb. 8, at 11:00 AM. The focus group sessions are an opportunity for people in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences to help envision ...


More Than 200 People Sign up for New Conference Focus Groups

1/10/2018

More than 200 people have signed up to attend one of 11 focus group gatherings being held Jan. 18 - 23 to give their input on what a new, unified conference might look like. It is not too late to RSVP to attend. The groups are being held in various churches in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and are being facilitated by Jim ...


Focus Groups on New Conference Scheduled for January

12/22/2017

Below is a letter from the The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, The Rev. Barbara Libby and The Rev. Kent Siladi, Conference Ministers of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut Conferences. Friends, As we continue to explore the new Together, As One Conference, we invite you to share your voice to help us envision how together, we are called to live ...


Vision for New Conference Laid Out

11/15/2017

The Together, As One team has developed a Vision, Mission and Purpose statement, with an accompanying Conversation Guide.


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