Mass and RI Conferences to Share Retreat Center Director

5/20/2019

Furthering collaboration among the conferences in southern New England, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences will soon share a new staff person.


Irons Homestead Caretaker Sought

5/8/2019

The Rhode Island Conference is seeking candidates for the position of Caretaker of Irons Homestead, the outdoor ministry site in Glocester. The Rev. Jennifer Geary, who has been the director for six years, is stepping down this month. The job description can be found here.


Historic Quad Board Gathering Marks End and Beginning

5/6/2019

Members of the four boards gathered together in Woodstock, CT The following is a compilation from accounts written by Hannah Brown, Bridget  Fidler and Tracy Keene WOODSTOCK, CT -- There was warmth and humor in shared worship, fellowship and discernment as the members of the Together, As One (TA1) Board of Directors and members of the ...


Rhode Island Conference Holds Last Annual Meeting as Conference

4/30/2019

The Rhode Island Conference held its last Annual Meeting as a Conference on April 27, and the nearly 100 in attendance were challenged to consider new ways to jump into the deep end when thinking about what it means to be the church when the landscape of ministry is changing. Assuming it is approved by General Synod in June, the Rhode Island, ...


3 RI Churches Spend Part of Holy Week in Mission & Service

4/23/2019

17 youth and adults from three Rhode Island Conference churches spent the first part of Holy Week on a mission trip to Worcester, MA.


Geary Resigns as Irons Homestead Director

4/23/2019

A Letter from Transitional Conference Minister The Rev. Marilyn Kendrix It is with mixed feelings that we announce the resignation of The Rev. Jennifer Geary, Irons Homestead Director, effective May 10th. It is always sad to lose a dedicated, hardworking member of the staff and the Rhode Island Conference will surely miss Jennifer’s dedicated ...


New Conference Will Have New Leader

4/23/2019

The current Conference Ministers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have each announced that they will not put their names into consideration to take on leadership of the new, unified conference.


2019 Super Saturday Keynote Video: Rebekah Anderson

4/18/2019

At the recent Super Saturday event, Rebekah Anderson gave a message in which she broke down the story of the Good Samaritan - and then put it back together. Video of her address is now available here.


Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk Called to Serve as Program Coordinator for Together We Thrive Initiative

4/12/2019

The Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk The Rev. Heather Ramsey Mabrouk has been called to serve as Program Coordinator for the Together We Thrive Initiative In October 2018, the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ was awarded a $1 million grant for clergy development from Lilly Endowment Inc. The five year grant is being ...


More Feedback Sought for New Conference Name

4/10/2019

More feedback is being sought about what the name should be for the new conference being formed by the  Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences. The conference, which General Synod is being asked to approve in June, is provisionally being called the Together As One Conference. A task team from the Together As One Board of ...


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