Making God’s Love and Justice Real at Lighthouse Shops

Marilyn Kendrix

4/9/2019

Since coming to the Rhode Island Conference in July, I have traveled around the state, visiting with RICUCC churches, meeting folks and sometimes preaching the Word.  Honestly, this is my favorite part of this call as Rhode Island’s Transitional Conference Minister.  And of course, I spend a good deal of time talking about our new Together, As One Conference because this is also work that I am passionate about. That we are in the midst of birthing a new conference is both exciting and daunting ...


Many Voices, One Mission: Legacy Beneficiaries

Jonathan New

4/3/2019

"What if legacy thinking guided all our church decisions?" — Rev. Jonathan New


We Are Not Facing the Big Issues Alone

Grace O'Connor

3/28/2019

Hearing from so many others who view climate change as a worrisome issue was helpful for me personally in recognizing that nobody must face it alone.


Many Voices One Mission: The Backbone of Silver Lake

Ryan Gackenheimer

3/27/2019

"It truly is a life changing experience being a counselor." — Rev. Ryan Gackenheimer


Many Voices One Mission: Cultivating Connections

Pam Arifian

3/20/2019

"The magic is in connecting their hearts and minds with wonder and beauty of the planet..." — Pam Arifian


Together As One: Catching a Breath and Watching the Winds Blow

Donald Remick

3/20/2019

In the midst of this season of Lent there is a calling to pause, listen and watch for the movement of the Spirit and breathe deeply the presence of God.  In those moments my reflections wander to the movement of God’s Spirit in the last weeks and months.  When I visited each Association Fall Meeting I talked about the current moment in the evolution and journey towards coming together into a new Conference: Together As One (TA1).   I spoke of the need in this early phase to build relationships...


Many Voices One Mission: Justice Is Local

Wendy Vander Hart

3/13/2019

"Our most vital churches have a pulse on their neighborhood and are actively serving God’s people..." —Rev. Wendy Vander Hart


Many Voices One Mission: There Are No Easy Answers

Tiffany Vail

3/6/2019

"It’s never easy to admit you don’t have the answers." —Tiffany Vail


Come To The Water

Brendan Curran

3/5/2019

“Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters;” -Isaiah 55:1 Beloved Community,, As people of faith we meet our God in all the ways we put love for our neighbors, our children, and creation into action.  In the United Church of Christ we understand environmental stewardship as our covenantal responsibility and privilege to care for the natural world as God’s creation.  As the United Church of Christ, we have acknowledged how we are only stewards of creation, and “The Earth Is The Lord’s, Not ...


Many Voices One Mission: What Will Be

Michael Ciba

2/27/2019

"John the Baptist may be the right patron for 'Together as One.' " —Rev. Michael Ciba


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