New Reviving Justice Event to Offer Workshops, Worship, Inspiration

9/20/2018

The Rev. Dr. Damaris D. Whittaker The Connecticut Conference is teaming up with several ecumenical and civic partners to offer a NEW gathering this fall.  Reviving Justice: Inspire, Connect, Act will bring folks together for uplifting worship, followed by a time to connect and then take action around local justice issues. The program will be ...


Hurricane Relief: How to Help

9/18/2018

United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries responds to natural and human caused disasters all over world and is well positioned to respond in most events. Through volunteers, congregations, Conferences and partnerships, UCC Disaster Ministries seeks to serve the most vulnerable populations that require spiritual, physical, financial and ...


'Incredible' Growth at Silver Lake

9/14/2018

With the support of the Connecticut Conference staff and the guidance of Kaleidoscope consultants, Gackenheimer oversaw an outreach initiative that resulted in an increase of 110 campers in 2017. Silver Lake kept the momentum going in 2018, adding another 20 campers to the summer program enrollment.


North Branford Open Doors Cry "Welcome All"

9/11/2018

“So God’s doors are always open to you, which of course begs the question, are your doors open to God?” - Rev. Vance Taylor


TA1 Board Goes on Retreat; Makes First Votes

9/11/2018

The newly formed Together, As One Board of Directors spent six hours gathered on Saturday, sharing openly about the qualities they love about their respective historic conferences, and the less positive aspects they would like to leave behind as they move into a new one.


Clergy Transitions: September 2018

9/6/2018

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in August 2018:


Siladi Fields New Ideas on Facebook Live

9/6/2018

Conference Minister the Rev. Kent J. Siladi nivited people to join him live on Facebook this afternoon to share innovative initiatives going on in their churches. Many shared ideas ranging from hiring a musician or artist in residence to replacing Sunday School with a bi-monthly Hands on Faith program to tossing a pumpkin from the church's portico ...


Church of the Redeemer Recommends Members Transplant to Spring Glen UCC

8/30/2018

Members of the Church of the Redeemer in New Haven on Sunday voted to recommend that members transplant to the Spring Glen Church UCC in Hamden, and also commended to them the town's First Presbyterian Church as an alternative.


In Memoriam: The Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Taylor

8/15/2018

Kenneth Warwick Taylor, 88, a leader in advancing LGBTQ rights within the United Church of Christ in Connecticut and nationally, passed away peacefully at Seabury Hospice in Bloomfield on August 11, 2018 with his extended and loving family by his side.


Clergy Transitions: August 2018

8/9/2018

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in July 2018:


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