Three Southern New England Conference Boards Call For Year Of Discernment On Federating Or Merging

9/28/2015

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ have joined together to consider a future of mutual ministry. In a resolution that hails the benefits Board members from the three conferences met last fall. fits of interdependence, the three boards have all voted to call their ...


"Meds Yeghern" (The Calamity) - The Armenian Genocide

4/8/2015

This year our brothers and sisters at the Armenian Evangelical Church, UCC in Cranston observe the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of 1.5 million of their parents, grandparents, great-grandparents and other family members and honor these martyrs. The Armenians lived for over 3,000 years in the lands of Anatolia (what is now eastern Turkey) and ...


New Cabins Planned for Irons Homestead

2/2/2015

The Outdoor Ministry Committee is planning to build three cabins at Irons Homestead for the Summer Camping program. Two churches have already volunteered to supply some of the financing and construction. Is your congregation interested in being involved? Please contact Richard MacKay, Vice President for Outdoor Ministry at ourmac55k@yahoo.com or ...


Immigration Letter

7/29/2014

The Council of Conference Ministers of the United Church of Christ and the Collegium of Officers offer this open letter to the church in response to the flood of child refugees coming to the United States from Central America. We write it in solidarity with our sister churches in the Southern California/Nevada Conference, the Southwest Conference, ...


Clothing Drive to Benefit Outdoor Ministry

Attention: Clothing and Book Drive for Irons Homestead The Division of Outdoor Ministry has done a tremendous amount of facilities work at Irons Homestead this year. We set a fundraising goal of $1000 to defray some of those expenses. One way you can help is to donate used clothing and books. To participate please collect clothing at your home ...


CT - MA - RI Timeline

Events Leading Our Conferences to Where We Are Right Now  Following is a timeline of events that have led to the proposal for a new Conference. This document was prepared by Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Jim Antal. Key: Jim = Jim Antal, Massachusetts Conference Minister and President Kent = Kent Siladi, Connecticut Conference ...


Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar Recording & Resources

The following material is from the Pre-Annual Meeting Webinar held on March 30, 2017. Please use these materials in any way that is helpful to spread the word about the meeting in your congregation. Recording: A Recording of the Webinar with Host John Hargrave, a member of the Wellesley Congregational Church in Wellesley, MA and Tiffany Vail, ...


Together, As One

On June 16 - 17, 2017, at a joint Annual Meeting, delegates from the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences voted decisively to move ahead toward forming a new, joint Conference.  The vote had been proposed by the three Boards of Directors, who on January 21, 2017, following a year of discernment, unanimously approved a Resolution...


Together, As One - FAQs

In January 2017, the Boards of Directors of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ each voted unanimously to approve a resolution calling for the creation of a new Conference of the United Church of Christ in Southern New England. The following FAQs respond to some of the questions that ...


Together, As One Frequently Asked Questions 2018

Click here to download this document in PDF form In June 2017, the Annual Meetings of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ each voted to approve a resolution calling for the creation of a new Conference of the United Church of Christ in Southern New England. Since then, the TA1 Planning Team ...


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