That questions about structure and other administrative matters will be answered as we go may feel messy, even chaotic, to some of us. Our faith, however, calls us to trust that God has a coherent vision, even if we are unable to discern the details of that cohesion from our current vantage point.
"We do not have to agree on everything, except one: that we are one." —John Hargrave
"I find the merger idea exciting because we don't have to do this, but we are choosing to make a bold change." — Keith Marzilli Ericson
We talk about covenant a lot in the United Church of Christ ... However, many among us spend a lot more time living as if we are not connected to one another
" If we are able to faithfully remember that with God all things are possible, than we will find strength for the journey. And, the journey is really what it’s all about." — Rev. Kurt Walker
"You gotta be there. I mean, you really gotta be there." —Rev. Nancy Taylor
"In the forming of a new conference in New England there is a chance to actually live the theology we stand for." — Kaeley McEvoy
"Achieving oneness is not as simple as it sounds..." — Rev. Alison J. Buttrick Patton
The Rev. Martin Luther King wrote a sermon called “I have a dream!” and that MLK did not call it “I have a plan!”
This past Saturday over 700 people came together at Minnechaug Regional High School in Wilbraham. We worshiped together, sang together, learned together, shared conversations over lunch, visited with vendors. We were challenged, provoked and inspired by Brian McLaren’s message and 52 other workshops. Those who attended this Super Saturday may not have realized something different was going on behind the scenes. To them I say: Connecticut and Massachusetts Conference staff working the ...