Retreat Brings Staff From Three Conferences Together

2/13/2018

Twenty-five members of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences spent 23 hours on retreat together Sunday and Monday, exploring with one another the distinct cultures of their conferences and envisioning what a brand new, unified conference might look like.


Three Staffers to Offer Workshops at Women's Event

2/6/2018

Three Members of the Rhode Island Conference staff will offer workshops at the New England Women’s Celebration in Portland, Maine, April 6 to 8. Kristin Putney, the Conference's Christian Education/ Youth Ministry Resource Consultant will co-lead Art for the Soul:  Prayer Beads and More!, an opportunity experience prayer through motion, color, ...


Boards Move Forward on Forming New Conference

2/5/2018

The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conference Boards of Directors on Saturday enthusiastically gave their stamp of approval to bylaws and other documents that will govern a new, unified conference.


New Rhode Island Disaster Coordinator Announced

1/30/2018

Barbara Gregory Barbara Currier Gregory has accepted the volunteer position of UCC Disaster Coordinator for the Rhode Island Conference, pending approval of the Board of Directors.  Barb is a member of the Slatersville Congregational Church in Northern Rhode Island. She has served on SCC’s property committee and last summer’s vacation Bible ...


Two Online Focus Groups Scheduled

1/30/2018

In response to requests from those who could not attend one of the 11 recent Together, As One focus groups, two online sessions have been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 5, at 7:00 PM and Thursday, Feb. 8, at 11:00 AM. The focus group sessions are an opportunity for people in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences to help envision ...


RICUCC Business Manager George Weavill Steps Down

1/23/2018

George Weavill After more than 45 years of faithful service to the Rhode Island Conference in a wide variety of capacities, Rhode Island Conference Business Manager George Weavill has offered his resignation and will complete his service on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. "George has served as Business Manager with love and devotion over the past 22 ...


Our Prayers Are With the Latest Mission Trip to Haiti

1/16/2018

The latest Mission group to travel to Haiti departed early on Tuesday, January 16, 2018


More Than 200 People Sign up for New Conference Focus Groups

1/10/2018

More than 200 people have signed up to attend one of 11 focus group gatherings being held Jan. 18 - 23 to give their input on what a new, unified conference might look like. It is not too late to RSVP to attend. The groups are being held in various churches in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and are being facilitated by Jim ...


Libby Announces Retirement Plans

1/2/2018

Interim Conference Minister The Rev. Barbara J. Libby has announced her retirement from active ministry (and her service to the Rhode Island Conference) as of July 15, 2018. Libby will have served the Conference nearly four years during a time of considerable soul searching by the Conference about its future. The RI Conference will have been in six...


Focus Groups on New Conference Scheduled for January

12/22/2017

Below is a letter from the The Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, The Rev. Barbara Libby and The Rev. Kent Siladi, Conference Ministers of the Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut Conferences. Friends, As we continue to explore the new Together, As One Conference, we invite you to share your voice to help us envision how together, we are called to live ...


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