Leaning Into Leadership

6/6/2019

Hartford, CT — Pastors, youth leaders, parents, and siblings gathered at the Connecticut Conference Office for a celebration of the 2019 cohort of Thinking About Working For God (TAWFG) Apprentices. TAWFG is a signature program of the CT Conference that offers youth a chance to consider their call to ministry. The six apprentices from around the ...


New Church Dashboard Launches

6/4/2019

Churches in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences are being asked to use a new communication tool: The Church Dashboard. Local church leaders can log into the dashboard and update contact information for the churches and their staff and volunteer leaders. This enables conference staff to know who to contact with such items as...


Last-of-its-Kind Special Meeting Held in West Hartford

5/21/2019

In what will be the last gathering of its kind, delegates, guests, and clergy of the Connecticut Conference gathered together on May 18 to worship, receive reports from the Board and staff, consider resolutions, and celebrate the Living Waters award.


CTUCC Advocating on a Number of Issues with Legislature

5/16/2019

The 2019 Legislative Session of the Connecticut General Assembly is under way. The Connecticut Conference’s Legislative Advocate, Michele Mudrick, has been hard at work illustrating the justice and compassion of the Conference as outlined by the Conference’s approved resolutions.


Advocate Urges Phone Calls on Healthcare

5/14/2019

Connecticut has the chance to pass ground-breaking legislation to allow the state to offer new health insurance choices, also known as a public option, for small businesses, nonprofits and individuals.


2019 Living Waters Award Winner Announced

5/13/2019

Steve Lane, co-founder of Quiet Corner Refugee Resettlement (QCRR), will be the recipient of the 2019 Living Waters Award.


Silver Lake Partners With Hartford’s Re-Center

5/9/2019

Silver Lake Conference Center has a new partner in its efforts to create a more just and welcome community.


Youth Called on to Use Their Gifts

5/8/2019

Bloomfield High School Voices of Inspiration Choir Bloomfield, CT – A packed house of youth and adults at the 9th Annual Youth Revival were urged to use whatever gifts they have to spread the good news of God's love. "It doesn’t take a Seminary degree, you don’t need the affirmation of your friends, you don’t need to be a certain age—you ...


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 ...


First Recipient of 'Do The New' Grant Named

5/2/2019

On Palm Sunday, Susan Townsley joined the First Congregational Church, New London, for worship and to present the $5,000 grant check.  Townsley named the embodiment the beloved community as one of the program’s hallmarks, and congratulated the church and co-pastor The Rev. Sara Ofner-Seals (in purple stole) for their winning application.    ...


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