Conference Buzz

News

Six From Conference Arrested at Poor People's Campaign Action
Six of the 16 people arrested during a Poor People's Campaign Action at the State House on Monday were from Massachusetts Conference churches, there ...

UCC Pastors Give Testimony at Poor People's Campaign Kickoff
More than 300 people gathered in Boston on the State House steps to hear testimonies of impact and faith as part of the kickoff of 40 days of action ...

Churches Called to "Go Deeper" with Episcopal Counterparts
In response to an historic vote by the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, Conference leaders are encouraging local churches and all settings ...
Blog Posts

Keep Your Eyes on the Man in the Handcuffs
This story is about what we bore witness to in court the day after our arrest. I share it because I think it’s urgently important in this life to shed...

Many Voices, One Mission: Born for Such a Time as This
"Because we have been born in a time such as this, we have this opportunity to bear witness to the truth." —Rev. Jim Antal

Setting Aside Old Boundaries to Offer an Unconditional Welcome
The word that gets me in the proposed vision statement for the new, unified Conference is “unconditionally.” — Max Grant

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

WWLP: Easthampton church raises money for college students
Easthampton Congregational Church awarded 13 college students $40,000 in academic scholarships on Children's Sunday.

BOSTON GLOBE: A Springfield church is sheltering an immigrant and her family, and the city recently sent in inspectors
The coffee in the pot was still warm Thursday morning as city officials began inspecting the second-floor apartment inside South Congregational Church...

WICKED LOCAL: Greenbush commuters greeted with candy and ashes
Commuters heading in to work from the Greenbush MBTA station on Feb. 14 were met with a pleasant surprise. They were greeted by six members of the ...
Spotlights

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

SPOTLIGHT: Pawtucket Church Shares Blessing Bags Ministry Stories
Gifts from the Heart Aren’t Just for Valentine’s Day

SPOTLIGHT: Milton Church's Search and Call Process Helped Benefit The Youth of the Community
In order for young people to develop into healthy, compassionate, engaged adults, they need spaces where they can be welcomed.