Haiti Delegation Posts Updates, Photos

1/14/2019

A delegation of nine members of the Rhode Island Conference traveled to Haiti this week as part of the Conference's Haiti partnership.  One of the participants, Irons Homestead Director Jennifer Geary, has been posting updates via social media.   Click here to go to a gallery of her photos Her updates are below:   St Vincent's School for children...


Journeying to see Jesus – RI missionaries head to Haiti

12/10/2018

Children of the Community School of Bellevue,  with Director Maxo Michel, just after they sang to the RICUCC mission group last year. Their school is one of two that the mission group traveling to Haiti  in January will paint.  Epiphany is the season to celebrate the journey of the magi to see the new born Jesus.  During the upcoming Epiphany ...


Together, As One Efforts Moving Forward

11/27/2018

Together, As One board and staff members have been working to build relationships, share information, align ministries and attend to all the details the transition requires.


100 Hear About Impact of RICUCC Ministries

11/7/2018

Nearly 100 people from across the Rhode Island Conference and beyond gathered together in community on Saturday for the 212th Autumnal Meeting, where they worshiped, conducted business and heard about the impact of Conference ministries.


Irons Homestead Goes Solar

11/7/2018

Irons Homestead began generating solar power on Tuesday as part of a vision of "lightening our footprint on earth and living in harmony with all." The 29 solar panels were put in place in October on the Lodge, which in June had new lifetime roof shingles installed. The cost for the new roof and solar system was $46,800, which was paid for through ...


A Letter Regarding the Tragedy in Pittsburgh Today

10/27/2018

The following letter was sent out to churches, clergy and members of the Rhode Island Conference on Oct. 27, 2018.   We are devastated by the tragic news from the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh today.  While details are still unfolding, what we do know is clear: another heinous act has transformed a sacred place of worship into...


420 Turn Out for Super Saturday

10/23/2018

The sky may have been overcast, but Super Saturday was beaming with activity: 420 attendees, 46 workshops, worship, marketplace, networking, and keynote speaker Dr. David M Csinos discussing faith formation.  This Super Saturday was hosted by the Massachusetts Conference with presenters, participants and volunteers from Massachusetts, Connecticut...


Church Leaders Asked to Fill Out Justice Survey

10/9/2018

The Vice President for Justice and Witness for the Rhode Island Conference Board of Directors is asking church leaders to fill out a survey that will help the Board gain clarity on how congregations understand and live into ministries of Justice and Witness. The survey is also being offered to provide congregations with the opportunity to express ...


Churches Join Together for World Communion Sunday

10/8/2018

On Sunday, October 7, the Woodridge Congregational Church in Cranston celebrated World Communion Sunday in a joint worship service with the First Korean Church of Rhode Island, UCC.  Both congregations use the sanctuary for Sunday morning worship each week, one service at 10 AM and the other at noon.  And both churches have been worshiping in their...


$1 MilIion Grant Will Support Clergy Development

10/4/2018

The Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ has been awarded a $1 million grant for clergy development from Lilly Endowment Inc. The grant will be used in collaboration with the Connecticut and Rhode Island Conferences, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts and the New England Synod - ELCA Lutheran.


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