Revolutionary Love Project Founder to Keynote Annual Meeting

3/27/2019

Valarie Kaur, founder of the Revolutionary Love Project, will be the keynote speaker at the first Annual Meeting of the new Together As One Conference, to be held Nov. 1 and 2 in Worcester, MA.


The Clergy Housing Allowance Continues

3/21/2019

In a much-anticipated decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals delivered welcome news to clergy: the clergy housing allowance is constitutional.


Tom Thatcher Joins the Silver Lake Team

3/21/2019

Tom Thatcher may be new to Silver Lake – he started as Administrator on March 5 – but he has been working in summer camps since 1999 and living in the Northwest Corner for just over three years.


A Message from the Together As One Conference Ministers

3/15/2019

Today we stand with our Muslim siblings who have experienced unspeakable violence at the attacks in Christchurch New Zealand.


High School Students Lead Activism Training

3/14/2019

By Grace O’Connor Hebron, CT – Regional Hebron, Andover, and Marlborough (RHAM) High School’s Activism club hosted an event at Gilead Congregational Church called “Activism Boot Camp” recently. The event was structured as a training for individuals seeking to become involved or increase their involvement in various forms of activism.  Audience ...


A Weekend at Winter Camp

3/13/2019

Our outdoor ministry site at Silver Lake is more than a summer camp and Friday, March 1, was the beginning of a typical ‘off season’ weekend. Youth and adults came from CT, MA, and RI to deepen their faith, create beloved community, learn leadership skills, and encounter God in nature.


Clergy Transitions: January & February 2019

3/13/2019

The following ministerial changes were reported to the Connecticut Conference in January and February 2019:


TJ Harper to End Time as Racial Justice Associate

3/6/2019

The following is a message from Connecticut Conference Minister The Rev. Kent J. Siladi, Massachusetts Transitional Interim Conference Minister The Rev. Don Remick and Rhode Island Transitional Conference Minister The Rev. Marilyn Kendrix: Three years ago we initiated a focus on racial justice ministry within our Conferences.  We hired Toyan ...


Three Conference Ministers Respond to United Methodist Vote

2/27/2019

We stand in love: a decision, a choice, not just an emotion.


Action Needed on Casino Hearing Tuesday

2/25/2019

The following is a message from Legislative Advocate Michele Mudrick: We could use everyone’s help now. The casino and sports wagering bills are having a public hearing TOMORROW - Tuesday, Feb. 26. We need your help in speaking out on this bill!  These are two things you can do - do both, or just one: Submit written testimony in opposition to ...


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