Interfaith Solar Initiative

3/29/2017

The Interfaith Solar Initiative is a multi-denominational solar effort designed to bring solar power to faith institutions, their members and their communities, and to educate Rhode Island residents on the many financial and environmental benefits of solar electricity. All events are free and open to the public.


New Videos: Super Saturday Highlights/Brian McLaren Keynote

3/27/2017

WILBRAHAM, MA -- Two new videos released today show highlights from the 2017 Super Saturday Event, a joint effort by the CT, MA, and RI Conferences of the United Church of Christ. The event featured keynote speaker Brian McLaren, worship, and workshops aimed at developing and strengthening church leaders in a wide variety of topics. The second ...


Super Saturday Attendees Called to Get Their Boldness On

3/22/2017

Author Brian McLaren told more than 700 people on Saturday that it is time for progressive Christians to get bold, and that the only things hindering them are in their minds.


Photographer Posts E-book Showcasing Mathewson Street Church Friendship Prayer Breakfast

3/20/2017

Photographer, photojournalist and humanitarian Jan Armor has spent three years coming to "The Breakfast" almost every Sunday to take quality portraits of the 200 people who come to fellowship, eat, and worship together at the Mathewson Street Church. The Friendship Breakfast is supported by a wide variety of churches in the Providence area, ...


March 30th Webinar to Offer Tips for Talking About Annual Meeting

3/15/2017

Every church in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences is being encouraged to have a representative take part in a March 30th online webinar designed to help them speak about the meeting at their churches.


UCC Offers Five Steps for Refugee Accompaniment

3/7/2017

Your commitment to faith-inspired welcoming and advocacy for refugees in the USA is especially important in these uncertain times.


Prayer Calendar Released in Preparation for Vote

3/6/2017

Members of the Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts Conferences are being invited to enter into an intentional season of prayer between now and the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting being held June 16  - 17. The Planning Team that developed the United in Ministry and Ministry Case Statement will be publishing a weekly Prayer Calendar, ...


CT, MA and RI Boards commit to forming new Conference

1/21/2017

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences on Saturday voted unanimously to commit to forming a new Conference to minister and come together to make an impact as people of faith.


New UCC Video Emphasizes Interfaith Unity

1/18/2017

The National setting of the United Church of Christ today released a video, and accompanying study guides, that "aim to shine a light on religious bigotry in a unique way— by depicting religious leaders of different faiths experiencing the power of walking in one another’s shoes – and into one another’s houses of worship."


#GivingTuesday Gifts Exceed $4K

12/7/2016

The Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ participated in the national #GivingTuesday generosity movement on November 29 and raised more than $4500. These gifts will be used to support the Racial Justice Ministries of the three conferences.   #GivingTuesday was a global effort to use the power of ...


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