Together, As One

Southern New England Board Takes Historic Steps

12/9/2019

The Southern New England Conference Board of Directors took a series of votes on Saturday, Dec. 7, to approve the founding documents and policies that will govern the new Conference being formed by the unification of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences. On the surface, it was dry stuff. And not controversial - there were no...


Transitional Realignment of Staff Planned

7/28/2019

The staffs of the three Southern New England conferences will shift into a new, transitional structure during 2020, working together on teams aligned around their ministry and program areas rather than being separated by geography.


'Southern New England Conference' Recommended as New Name

7/18/2019

The Together, As One Board of Directors will recommend to Annual Meeting that the new conference be named the Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ.


Synod Approves Replacing Three Southern New England Conferences With One

6/24/2019

Jocelyn Gardner Spencer making the case for the new conference at General Synod 32 as Marilyn Kendrix looks on.    Photo by Drew Page Delegates to the United Church of Christ's national meeting on Monday overwhelmingly approved a request by its three conferences in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island to dissolve and join together ...


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 ...


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 ...


Together, As One Synod Resolution Advances

2/19/2019

The resolution that would bring the CT, MA and RI conferences together into one conference is wending its way toward General Synod in June.


Boards Approve New Conference Documents to Bring Before Delegates

4/2/2018

The Boards of Directors of the CT, MA and RI conferences have all given their approval to a covenant agreement, set of bylaws, and a process for nominating a Board of Directors for a new, unified conference.


Consultant Shares Insights from Focus Groups

4/2/2018

A summary of what was heard when more than 200 people attended focus group sessions held in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts and online regarding the formation of a new, unified conference.


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