Conference Buzz


Synod Approves Replacing Three Southern New England Conferences With One
Jocelyn Gardner Spencer making the case for the new conference at General Synod 32 as Marilyn Kendrix looks on.    Photo by Drew Page ...

Conference Weekly E-Newsletters to Go On Hiatus
The weekly email newsletters of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences will be going on hiatus this summer, while new ...

Synod Delegates Can Glimpse Vision for New Conference
General Synod 32 June 21 - 25, 2019 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Prior to considering the request of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island ...
Blog Posts

Many Voices, One Mission: Together
"So now we move forward in faith together." — Rev. Kent Siladi

#UCCSynod: Break the Silence
Today I spoke in front of the entire gathered body of General Synod 32, a body of about 700 delegates and a few hundred more gathered onlookers. I ...

#UCCSynod: Catching Clicks is Really, Really Hard
Some 750 or so General Synod delegates are gathered in the “well of the House” at the Wisconsin Center. And, being the United Church of Christ, that ...

Local Buzz

Churches in the News

MASSLive: Area religious leaders: Rev. Franklin Graham does not speak for us
Numerous Mass. Conference clergy signed on to this letter expressing concern about the message that the Rev. Franklin Graham planned to bring to the ...

WGBH: Boston's Old South Church Turns 350
“We've had a lot of smart people who with great faith have weathered revolution, war, epidemic, persecution and slavery, and look to the future,” ...

WICKED LOCAL: Needham Welcomes New Reverend, John MacIver Gage, at Congregational Church
The Congregational Church in Needham welcomed its newest reverend on Jan. 2, John MacIver Gage, who has filled the senior minister role left open ...

SPOTLIGHT - Even the Educators Need to be Educated
Centre Church in Lynnfield CE Director Puts Emphasis on Christian Education by Becoming Certified

SPOTLIGHT - From Altar Scape Design to Super Saturday Workshop
Bridgewater church youth member focused on mirrors and reflection for Ash Wednesday

SPOTLIGHT - Payson Park Seeking Visitors, Teens, and Refugees
Belmont Church Aims to Attract Next Generation