Conference Buzz

News

John C. Dorhauer Invites Celebration for Together, As One
United Church of Christ General Minister and President the Rev. John C. Dorhauer sent out a video on June 26 inviting people across the denomination ...

Blackmon: You Have to Get Your Feet Wet (with VIDEO)
On the eve of the historic vote on whether three conferences should unite to join as one, The Rev. Traci Blackmon preached on how faith in God is what...

CT and MA Delegates Take Stands for Immigrants
Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference Annual Meeting delegates took a stand for immigrants this weekend.
Blog Posts

Many Voices, One Mission: The Rite of Confirmation
"If faith formation is to be relevant and transformational, it must be renewed and reimagined by every generation." —Karen Ziel

Many Voices, One Mission: The Road Toward Justice
"The only fact that matters is that we persist; that we do not turn from the path we have chosen." —TJ Harper

"New England’s Hidden Histories" in the News
Your congregation's history matters - and not just to the people in the pews.

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

THE BOSTON GLOBE: New England UCC churches look to organize progressive ‘Christian voice’
United Church of Christ churches in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut agreed Saturday in a first-of-its-kind vote to join together to help ...

GREENFIELD RECORDER: United Congregational Church of Conway to be leveled and new church to be built
CONWAY — Television stations from across the state had camped out in front of the ravaged 19th-century church, which had just taken a beating by a ...

WESTERN MASS NEWS: Woman who sought sanctuary in Springfield church to return home
One of the three people seeking sanctuary to avoid deportation in western Massachusetts has been granted a reprieve.
Spotlights

SPOTLIGHT: A Summer Recap of Churches Making Changes
Churches Making Changes, Inspired by Conference Resources

SPOTLIGHT: Haverhill Church Start Grows Beyond City Limits
Phoenix Rising Pastor Takes Advantage of Many Conference Resources

SPOTLIGHT: May is Mental Health Awareness Month
First Congregational Church in Fairhaven Holds Mental Health Sunday Service