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October 2021

Plymouth Church in Framingham Annual Fall Fair

Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: The Plymouth Church in Framingham
Come one, come all! The Plymouth Church in Framingham welcomes you to its Annual Fall Fair, on Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. After a year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are very excited to resume our popular ...
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Advent-ure Design Camp with Marcia McFee

Sunday, October 3, 2021
Advent Worship Preparation Get ready for a new liturgical year and re-ignite your creativity for worship with this six week learning series from Dr. Marcia McFee, a renowned worship designer, consultant, and educator (www.marciamcfee.com). This six ...
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Silver Lake Award Celebration Honoring Val Tutson

Sunday, October 3, 2021 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: A Villa Louisa
Join members of the Silver Lake community to honor the 2020 Silver Lake Award recipient - Valerie Tutson Sunday, October 3, 2021 from 2-5 pm at A Villa Louisa, 60 Villa Louisa Rd. Bolton, CT 06043 Register now! - $60 per person Tickets on sale ...

Installation ~ Rev. Christina Williams

Sunday, October 3, 2021 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: North Falmouth Congregational Church
To the Members, Churches and Ministers of the Barnstable Association:   In recognition of the Covenant between the North Falmouth Congregational Church, UCC and the members and churches of the Barnstable Association, you are hereby requested and ...

Installation ~ Rev. Christopher Dodge, Foxboro, MA

Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Bethany Congregational Church, UCC
  A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Installation for   Rev. Christopher Dodge Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:00pm Bethany Congregational Church, ...

Ordination Service ~ Megan Berkowitz, Somerville, MA

Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First Congregational UCC
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Ordination for   Megan Berkowitz Sunday, October 3, 2021 3:00pm Online with First Church Somerville www....

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

Proportional Giving Webinar

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 7:00 PM
Do you have questions about Proportional Giving (PG) – the new means by which we are asking churches to support the work of the Conference and the national setting? Gone are the days of Conference Dues, OCWM Basic Support, United Church Mission, and ...

Book Study, Creating Financially Sustainable Congregations

Thursday, October 7, 2021 7:00 PM
Book Study, Creating Financially Sustainable Congregations Event  being held at 7:00 p.m. on October 7th and 21st, and November 4th and 18th Please contact David C-B to register or if you have questions

Access Sunday

Sunday, October 10, 2021
From UCC Disabilities Ministries Each year, one Sunday is designated on the UCC church calendar as Access Sunday. In 2021, October 10th will be the occasion that all the UCC will join together in celebrating the gifts of persons with disabilities and...

Proportional Giving Webinar

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:00 PM
Do you have questions about Proportional Giving (PG) – the new means by which we are asking churches to support the work of the Conference and the national setting? Gone are the days of Conference Dues, OCWM Basic Support, United Church Mission, and ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Evening Meetup

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, October 14, 2021 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Installation ~ The Rev. Darren L. Morgan, Orleans

Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:30 PM
Location: Federated Church of Orleans
To the Members, Churches and Ministers of the Barnstable Association:   In recognition of the Covenant between the Federated Church of Orleans, UCC and the members and churches of the Barnstable Association, you are hereby requested and invited to ...

Installation ~ Rev. Jen Munroe-Nathans - Littleton, MA

Sunday, October 17, 2021 3:00 PM
Location: The Congregational Church of Littleton
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Central MA Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Installation for   Rev. Jen Munroe-Nathans Sunday, October 17, 2021 3:00PM (The service will be hybrid) The ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

Idea Lab: The Practice of Generosity

Thursday, October 21, 2021 4:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Just like prayer, service, and worship, generosity is a spiritual discipline.  It is a practice that can be modeled and taught, it is a habit that, with intention, can be developed over time. And, in addition to impacting those on the receiving end, ...

Sacredly Created and Wholly Loved: An Evening with Kaitlin Curtice

Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: John P. Webster Library
Virtual event As a child, Indigenous storyteller and poet Kaitlin Curtice (Potawatomi Nation) and her family practiced Christianity. As a millennial and a parent, she writes on the intersection of Indigenous spirituality, decolonization within the ...
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Trivia Night for 20 to 40 year-olds

Friday, October 22, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: Groton Congregational Church
Join in the fun on Trivia Night! This event is for members of the Groton Congregational Church and surrounding community.   There will FREE pizza and soft drinks. Share an evening of good natured competition and test your brain power.    
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Exploring Curriculum & Digital Resources (Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, October 23, 2021 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
How to evaluate, select, and adapt curriculum materials based on the appropriateness for the congregation’s needs and mission. Includes an overview of the United Church of Christ / Unitarian Universalist Our Whole Lives sexuality materials as well as...
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Rev. Dr. Audrey Price Preaching in North Falmouth MA

Sunday, October 24, 2021 10:00 AM
The Rev. Dr. Audrey Price will be preaching at North Falmouth Congregational Church in North Falmouth MA. For information on how to join the service visit the church website.

Installation ~ Rev. Marilyn Wilcox - Clinton, MA

Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:00 PM
Location: The United Church of Clinton
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Central MA Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Installation for   Rev. Marilyn Wilcox Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:00PM (The service will be hybrid) The United ...

Ordination Service ~ Alexandra Boudreaux, Brookline, MA

Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: United Parish of Brookline
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Ordination for   Alexandra Boudreaux Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:00pm This is a hybrid service with United...

Ordination ~ Ann-Marie Illsley, Brockton

Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:00 PM
Location: Christ Congregational Church, UCC

Silver Lake Camp Family 2022 Information Session 1

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Camp Family is a beloved tradition at Silver Lake! Open to 16- and 17-year-olds, Camp Family is our leadership development program. Spend your summer working hard, playing hard, and bonding with your "family."  Camp Family is responsible for keeping ...
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Tech Deacons Roundtable - Evening Meetup

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

POSTPONED: Annual Fall Fellowship - Southeast Region

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
NOTE: This event is being postponed due to the large number of power outages in the Southeast Region. A notice will be posted when a new date is scheduled. The Pilgrim, Old Colony, Barnstable, and Rhode Island Associations of the Southern New ...

Proportional Giving Webinar

Thursday, October 28, 2021 7:00 PM
Do you have questions about Proportional Giving (PG) – the new means by which we are asking churches to support the work of the Conference and the national setting? Gone are the days of Conference Dues, OCWM Basic Support, United Church Mission, and ...

Implementing Intergenerational Worship - FF webinar

Thursday, October 28, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Implementing Intergenerational Worship - a theologically based process for welcoming all of God’s children.  Rebecca Stevens-Walter will share a framework for story, song, and prayer for all ages in this 90 minute Zoom workshop.  Ms Stevens-Walter ...

Engaging Our Sacred Scripture's Story (Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, October 30, 2021 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
An overview of the formation, contents, structure, and flow of the Bible using the Crossways® series.  Instructor:  Rev. Don Remick Don serves as the Interim Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Randolph (MA).  
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Silver Lake Camp Family 2022 Information Session 2

Saturday, October 30, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Camp Family is a beloved tradition at Silver Lake! Open to 16- and 17-year-olds, Camp Family is our leadership development program. Spend your summer working hard, playing hard, and bonding with your "family."  Camp Family is responsible for keeping ...
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Installation ~ Rev. Nikira Hernandez, Brighton, MA

Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: Brighton-Allston Congregational Church United Church of Christ
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Installation for   Rev. Nikira Hernandez Sunday, October 31, 2021 3:00pm In-person and Online at ...

Boundary Awareness Training 2.0 Online

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
BAT 2.0 Online is a refresher course for those who have completed at least one boundary training offering in the past. It includes a review of the power and responsibility of ministerial relationships, particularly sexualized behavior in ministerial ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

Tending the Fire - Opening Retreat (Series Four TWT)

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 1:00 PM to Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 4:00 PM
Location: Friendly Crossways
  Director / Retreat Leader Rev. Barbara Lemmel is an ordained elder in the New England Conference of the UMC. She has served congregations in Vermont and upstate New York, facilitated conference re-structuring, and offers programming and ...
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Proportional Giving Webinar

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:00 PM
Do you have questions about Proportional Giving (PG) – the new means by which we are asking churches to support the work of the Conference and the national setting? Gone are the days of Conference Dues, OCWM Basic Support, United Church Mission, and ...

Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, and The God Who Sees

Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Location: John P. Webster Library
JPWL: Abraham, Sarah, Hagar, and The God Who Sees Virtual Panel Discussion. Three local faith leaders -- Rabbi Andi Fliegel from Congregation Beth Israel in West Hartford; Aida Mansoor, Director of Field Education at Hartford Seminary; and Rev. Dr. ...
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2021 Silver Lake Pride Retreat - POSTPONED

Friday, November 5, 2021 to Sunday, November 7, 2021
Location: Silver Lake
We are sad to say that we are postponing the Pride Retreat, originally scheduled for Nov. 5-7 at Silver Lake. The intention of this event is to give LGBTQ+ youth and allies an opportunity to feel a part of a wider community, and we are not able to ...
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Exploring the United Church of Christ (Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, November 6, 2021 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
An overview of the birth, development, structure, beliefs, values, and ethos of the United Church of Christ.  **Does not meet UCC Member In Discernment requirements. Instructor:  Rev. Dr. Audrey Price Rev. Dr. Price serves as the Executive Minister...
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Rev. Dr. Audrey Price Preaching in Hinsdale MA

Sunday, November 7, 2021 10:30 AM
The Rev. Dr. Audrey Price will be preaching at the First Congregational Church of Hinsdale, Hinsdale MA. For information on how to join the service please contact the church at 413-655-2670 or go to their Facebook page: 

Ordination - Lisa Loughlin, Winchester, MA

Sunday, November 7, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Ordination for   Lisa Loughlin Sunday, November 7, 2021 2:00pm First Congregational Church in Winchester ...

Northeast Association Fall Meeting

Sunday, November 7, 2021 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Via Zoom
The Fall meeting of the Northeast Association  November 7th at 7 p.m.   We will gather via ZOOM.  All congregations and clergy are encouraged to sign up and sign in.  Debby Kirk, the Faith Formation Team Leader of the Southern New England ...

Celebrating Simone Punancy

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 6:00 PM to 6:45 PM

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Evening Meetup

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, November 11, 2021 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Holiday Bazaar - Groton, CT

Saturday, November 13, 2021 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Groton Congregational Church
If you're tired of staying at home, shopping online for the same old boring stuff, come join us for our Holiday Bazaar! One of a kind handcrafted  items, unique stocking stuffers, crafts, silent auction, baked goods and more! Covid protocols in ...
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Ordination ~ Domenik Ackermann, Cambridge, MA

Sunday, November 14, 2021 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: First Church in Cambridge
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Ordination for   Domenik Ackermann Sunday, November 14, 2021 2:00pm In-person and LiveStream First Church...

MCCM 2021 Fall Book Seminar - Online

Monday, November 15, 2021 to 12:00 PM
The Massachusetts Convention of Congregationalist Ministers will be hosting its annual Fall Book Seminar on Monday, November 15th, 2021, via Zoom from 10 am to 12 pm. This year’s featured speaker will be the author and translator Dr. Sarah Ruden who ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

Cape Ann Slavery Project in the Sacred Grove

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational church
Cape Ann Slavery Project Comes to the West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church   On Wednesday, November 17th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, the West Gloucester Trinitarian Congregational Church invites you to a presentation by the founders of the ...

Metropolitan Boston Association Fall Business Meeting

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:00 PM
Location: Zoom
The Fall Business meeting of the Metropolitan Boston Association  November 17th at 7 p.m.      Register HERE. To Churches and Ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association   Greetings:   At the request of the Metropolitan Boston Association ...

Andover Newton Seminary Diploma Program Admissions Event - Online

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Yale Divinity School’s admissions office is hosting a “Partners on the Quad Day” for prospective students considering the various programs available on the Sterling Quadrangle. As part of this event, Andover Newton Seminary will be hosting an ...
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The Heart of the Caregiver: A Health and Wellness Webinar

Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Caring for another adult is something most people don’t plan for in their future.  And being a caregiver is not “one size fits all”; a caregiver may be a person who provides occasional support or someone who provides full-time care.  Please join ...

2021 Silver Lake Fall Action

Friday, November 19, 2021 to Sunday, November 21, 2021
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
Catch up with old friends, make new friends, and work hard to prepare Silver Lake for the coming season.  From chopping wood to repairing buildings, moving picnic tables to raking leaves, there’s a project for everyone. Join us just for the day on ...
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The Christmas Forest Fair

Saturday, November 20, 2021 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: The Original Congregational Church of Wrentham
The Original Congregational Church of Wrentham warmly welcomes you to join us for our 2021 Christmas Forest Fair!  Browse and shop our huge selection of items at the Silent Auction, Attic Treasures, Baked Goods, Crafts and Sewing, Plants, Books, ...
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Installation ~ Rev. Kenneth McGarry, Stoneham, MA

Sunday, November 21, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: First Congregational Church in Stoneham
A MISSIVE   Greetings to the churches and ministers of the Metropolitan Boston Association, You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Installation for   Rev. Kenneth McGarry Sunday, November 21, 2021 3:00pm In-person at First Congregational...

Liberating Hope: Spiritual Perspectives on Climate Change

Sunday, November 21, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Location: Edwards Church, Framingham
Open Spirit: A Place of Hope, Health & Harmony, at Edwards Church in Framingham, introduces a Multi-Faith Collaborative Series:  Liberating Hope: Spiritual Perspectives on Climate Change   Join us for monthly programs as we dive deep into our varied ...
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Tech Deacons Roundtable - Evening Meetup

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

Ordination ~ Jennifer Mazur, Andover, MA

Sunday, November 28, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
A Missive   Greetings to the Ministers, Officers and Delegates of the churches of the Northeast Association:   You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Ordination for   Jennifer Alyce Mazur   November 28, 2021 at 2:00 P.M.   South Church of ...
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Installation ~ Rev. Cheryl Kerr, Auburndale, MA

Sunday, November 28, 2021 3:00 PM
Location: United Parish of Auburndale
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Restful Advent - Zoom Chapel

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Restful Advent This Advent season, you are invited to rest. Not to ignore the realities of the world around us, but to dwell with God in quiet, in slowness, in Creation, and with each other. This practice of rest will help save us – not only ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

World AIDS Day Observance

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
SNEUCC Observance of World AIDS Day Ending the HIV Epidemic: Equitable Access, Everyone’s Voice Join us for a noontime online prayer vigil of readings and music Download the Bulletin Here For more information about HIV Prevention resources in your ...

Holiday Church Fair - South Windsor, CT

Friday, December 3, 2021 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The United Church Workers' Group of the First Congregational Church of South Windsor are excited to once again be able to hold its annual Holiday Fair on Dec 3rd and 4th at 993 Main Street in South Windsor.  On Friday, Dec 3rd, doors will open for a ...
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Post Church Fair Yard Sale

Saturday, December 4, 2021 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The "Attic Treasures" area in the Original Congregational Church of Wrentham Vestry is brimming with post fair gently used plus many additional items.  Come and find your treasure!  25 people at a time capacity, folks can wait inside the building.  ...
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Holiday Church Fair - South Windsor, CT

Saturday, December 4, 2021 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
South Windsor, CT. Friday, Dec. 3 & Saturday, Dec. 4:  The United Church Workers’ group of the First Congregational Church of South Windsor are excited to once again be able to hold its annual Holiday Fair on Dec. 3rd and December 4th at 993 Main ...
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2021 Christmas at the Lake Family Day

Saturday, December 4, 2021 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
Celebrate Christmas, Silver Lake-style!  Bring your family to camp for a day of fellowship by the fireside, games, crafts, hot cocoa, chili, and some Adventure games. Spend time outdoors with other families as we enter the season of Advent and ...

Installation ~ Rev. Robin DeAngelis, Groveland, MA

Sunday, December 5, 2021 3:00 PM
Location: Groveland Congregational Church
Northeast Association, UCC   Greetings to Ministers, Officers and Delegates  of the Northeast Association:                         You are hereby invited to attend a   Service of Installation for Reverend Robin DeAngelis   Sunday, December 5, 2021...
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Restful Advent - Zoom Chapel

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Restful Advent This Advent season, you are invited to rest. Not to ignore the realities of the world around us, but to dwell with God in quiet, in slowness, in Creation, and with each other. This practice of rest will help save us – not only ...

PRC Webinar: A Colorful Advent Journey - Session Two PM

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
This webinar is available free to members of the Southern New England Conference through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches. A COLORFUL ADVENT JOURNEY Led by Karen Smith  Four sessions: Morning sessions: 11/30,12/7,12/14 &12/21 ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Evening Meetup

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

PRC Webinar: A Colorful Advent Journey - Session Two AM

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
This webinar is available free to members of the Southern New England Conference through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches. A COLORFUL ADVENT JOURNEY Led by Karen Smith  Four sessions: Morning sessions: 11/30,12/7,12/14 &12/21 ...

Safe Environments Webinar

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Creating Safe Environments Wednesday, December 8 at 2 PM One important aspect of church leadership is to insure a safe environment for worship and learning. Even in a small church, screening and training of staff and volunteers are important ...

Good Neighbor: Welcoming Afghan Refugees Webinar

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 7:00 PM
Are you discerning whether your congregation is called to help resettle Afghan refugees? Already working on resettlement but need help with the cultural aspects? Join us at 7 PM Wednesday, December 8, for a special webinar titled “A Good Neighbor: ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, December 9, 2021 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Racial Justice Training: Micro-Aggressions

Saturday, December 11, 2021 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
A microaggression is a statement, action, or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination against members of a marginalized group, such as a racial or ethnic minority (definition from Oxford Languages).  Join...
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Restful Advent - Zoom Chapel

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Restful Advent This Advent season, you are invited to rest. Not to ignore the realities of the world around us, but to dwell with God in quiet, in slowness, in Creation, and with each other. This practice of rest will help save us – not only ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

PRC Webinar: A Colorful Advent Journey - Session Three PM

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
This webinar is available free to members of the Southern New England Conference through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches. A COLORFUL ADVENT JOURNEY Led by Karen Smith  Four sessions: Morning sessions: 11/30,12/7,12/14 &12/21 ...

PRC Webinar: A Colorful Advent Journey - Session Three AM

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
This webinar is available free to members of the Southern New England Conference through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches. A COLORFUL ADVENT JOURNEY Led by Karen Smith  Four sessions: Morning sessions: 11/30,12/7,12/14 &12/21 ...

Restful Advent - Zoom Chapel

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Restful Advent This Advent season, you are invited to rest. Not to ignore the realities of the world around us, but to dwell with God in quiet, in slowness, in Creation, and with each other. This practice of rest will help save us – not only ...

PRC Webinar: A Colorful Advent Journey - Session Four PM

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
This webinar is available free to members of the Southern New England Conference through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches. A COLORFUL ADVENT JOURNEY Led by Karen Smith  Four sessions: Morning sessions: 11/30,12/7,12/14 &12/21 ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Evening Meetup

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

PRC Webinar: A Colorful Advent Journey - Session Four AM

Wednesday, December 22, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: ZOOM WEBINAR
This webinar is available free to members of the Southern New England Conference through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches. A COLORFUL ADVENT JOURNEY Led by Karen Smith  Four sessions: Morning sessions: 11/30,12/7,12/14 &12/21 ...

Tech Deacons Roundtable - Morning Meetup

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You are invited to join us for weekly Tech Deacons Roundtable Discussions. During these gatherings we will provide an arena for churches to support one another by sharing ideas, bringing questions, and identifying new trends and opportunities in ...

Boundary Awareness for Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Leaders (Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, January 8, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Developed by the historic Massachusetts Conference, this introductory course will equip faith formation and youth ministry leaders with the basics of healthy boundaries. This class will explore specifically the joys and challenges of ministering to ...
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Tending the Fire - Deepening Retreat (Series Four TWT)

Tuesday, January 11, 2022 1:00 PM to Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Location: Friendly Crossways
  Director / Retreat Leader Rev. Barbara Lemmel is an ordained elder in the New England Conference of the UMC. She has served congregations in Vermont and upstate New York, facilitated conference re-structuring, and offers programming and ...
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Safe Environments Webinar

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Creating Safe Environments Wednesday, December 8 at 2 PM One important aspect of church leadership is to insure a safe environment for worship and learning. Even in a small church, screening and training of staff and volunteers are important ...

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, January 13, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Quarterly Racial Justice Training: Open to All

Saturday, January 15, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
All are welcome to join us for this racial justice training facilitated by Rev. James D. Ross II, Minister for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Other sessions will be offered throughout the year via Zoom. The cost to attend is $10. Scholarships are ...
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Observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 17, 2022 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Join us for a time of worship, reflection, and facilitated conversation led by one of the 2022 SNEUCC Theologians in Residence, Rev. Dr. Diane Schmitz.  Let us honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. of Martin Luther King, Jr. by rededicating ourselves to ...

January 2022 Boundary Awareness Training 1.0: Foundations

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 9:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Plymouth Church in Framingham
Boundary Awareness Training 1.0 - an On-site Boundary Training 1.0 Program with Rev. Reebee Kavich Girash and Rev. Gregory Morisse at The Plymouth Church in Framingham 87 Edgell Road Framingham, MA 07701   Tuesday January 18 and Wednesday January 19...
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January 2022 Boundary Awareness Training 1.0: Foundations

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 9:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: The Plymouth Church in Framingham
Boundary Awareness Training 1.0 - an On-site Boundary Training 1.0 Program with Rev. Reebee Kavich Girash and Rev. Gregory Morisse at The Plymouth Church in Framingham 87 Edgell Road Framingham, MA 07701   Tuesday January 18 and Wednesday January 19...
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Serving Together - Mission For All Ages (Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, January 22, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Explore the differences between charity and justice from biblical and developmental perspectives in light of offering mission and service opportunities for children, youth, families, and the congregation. Instructor:  Rev. Kevin Weikel Kevin serves ...
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Confirmation Enrichment I: Sacred Conversations on Race

Sunday, January 23, 2022 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Sacred Conversations on Race Teens and their leaders are invited to join us for this online session. The workshops in the Confirmation Enrichment Series are designed for youth and their leaders, especially those in the midst of a journey to ...
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Preaching Hope in a Climate Crisis: An Epiphany Conversation with Jim Antal and Margaret Bullitt-Jonas

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
If the world’s average temperature will soon shoot past the 1.5ºC target to ensure climate stability, how do we preach about hope? Geared to the season of Epiphany, this informal, hour-long conversation will provide a space for reflecting on Gospel ...

North Central Region Justice Organizing Gathering

Saturday, January 29, 2022 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: First Congregational Church of Leicester
Are you a justice leader in your community? Are you wondering how to deepen your commitment to social justice? This gathering is a chance to ground our justice work in faith, build relationships with others in the North Central region, consider how ...
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SNEUCC Confirmation Retreat Weekend

Friday, February 4, 2022 7:30 PM to Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 11:30 AM
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
SNEUCC Confirmation Retreats enable confirmands to experience the wider church community and explore the values of discipleship.  This group will create Christian community and learn and play together.  All activities are held on the beautiful campus...
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Exploring Curriculum & Digital Resources (via Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, February 5, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
How to evaluate, select, and adapt curriculum materials based on the appropriateness for the congregation’s needs and mission. Includes an overview of the United Church of Christ / Unitarian Universalist Our Whole Lives sexuality materials as well as...
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2022 That's My Jesus! Memoir-Writing Retreat at Silver Lake

Saturday, February 5, 2022 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Silver Lake Camp & Retreat Center
Our perceptions of Jesus change and grow as we journey through life. Come and explore through memoir how your faith has evolved over time. We will take time to reflect on who Jesus was and is to us during different stages/parts of our lives. Join as ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, February 10, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Health and Wellness Quarterly Webinar

Thursday, February 17, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Quarterly health and wellness webinars are held on the third Thursday of each month via Zoom. More details to come! Contact Debbie Ringen, Minister for Health and Wellness, if you have questions or are interested in attending.

SNEUCC Confirmation Retreat Overnight

Friday, February 18, 2022 to Saturday, February 19, 2022
Location: Prindle Pond Conference Center
SNEUCC Confirmation Retreats enable confirmands to experience the wider church community and explore the values of discipleship.  This group will create Christian community and learn and play together.  All activites are held on the beautiful campus ...
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Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar Series

Thursday, February 24, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The CGC Seminar for pastors and leaders offers an opportunity to explore faithful, practical, and tested ways to promote generosity in our congregations. Be sure to recruit at least a team of two for this program. Changing the culture of your ...

Engaging Our Sacred Scripture's Story (via Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, February 26, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
An overview of the formation, contents, structure, and flow of the Bible using the Crossways® series.  This class held via Zoom. Instructor:  Rev. Don Remick Don serves as the Interim Pastor of the First Congregational Church of Randolph (MA).  
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Small Church Summit

Saturday, February 26, 2022 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Confirmation Enrichment II: UCC Values and Beliefs

Sunday, February 27, 2022 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
The United Church of Christ: Our Values and Beliefs   Teens and their leaders are invited to join us for this online session. The workshops in the Confirmation Enrichment Series are designed for youth and their leaders, especially those in the midst...
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SNEUCC Confirmation Retreat Overnight

Friday, March 4, 2022 to Saturday, March 5, 2022
Location: Craigville Retreat Center
SNEUCC Confirmation Retreats enable confirmands to experience the wider church community and explore the values of discipleship.  This group will create Christian community and learn and play together.  All activites are held on the beautiful campus ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, March 10, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar Series

Thursday, March 10, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The CGC Seminar for pastors and leaders offers an opportunity to explore faithful, practical, and tested ways to promote generosity in our congregations. Be sure to recruit at least a team of two for this program. Changing the culture of your ...

Tending the Fire - Sending Retreat (Series Four TWT)

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 1:00 PM to Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 4:00 PM
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
  Director / Retreat Leader Rev. Barbara Lemmel is an ordained elder in the New England Conference of the UMC. She has served congregations in Vermont and upstate New York, facilitated conference re-structuring, and offers programming and ...
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2022 Silver Lake Maple Sugaring Overnight Retreat: 6-8th grades

Friday, March 18, 2022 to Sunday, March 20, 2022
Location: Silver Lake
From tap to table, experience nature’s renewal and its sweet gifts at Silver Lake! We will tap the camp’s sugar maple trees, collect the sap, and boil it over a big outdoor stove as we participate in the transformation of sap into syrup. See ...
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Super Saturday

Saturday, March 19, 2022 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Keefe Regional Technical High School
Super Saturday "A Future With Hope: Relevant, Prophetic and Transformative” We are pleased to announce that Super Saturday will be Hybrid. What does hybrid mean?  Hybrid will be a variety of workshops that are in-person, virtual and a combination ...

Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar Series

Thursday, March 24, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The CGC Seminar for pastors and leaders offers an opportunity to explore faithful, practical, and tested ways to promote generosity in our congregations. Be sure to recruit at least a team of two for this program. Changing the culture of your ...

SNEUCC Confirmation Retreat Overnight

Friday, March 25, 2022 to Saturday, March 26, 2022
Location: Craigville Retreat Center
SNEUCC Confirmation Retreats enable confirmands to experience the wider church community and explore the values of discipleship.  This group will create Christian community and learn and play together.  All activites are held on the beautiful campus ...
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SNEUCC Confirmation Retreat Weekend

Friday, March 25, 2022 to Sunday, March 27, 2022
Location: Silver Lake Conference Center
SNEUCC Confirmation Retreats enable confirmands to experience the wider church community and explore the values of discipleship.  This group will create Christian community and learn and play together.  All activites are held on the beautiful campus ...
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Exploring the UCC (via Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, March 26, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
An overview of the birth, development, structure, beliefs, values, and ethos of the United Church of Christ.  This class meets via Zoom. **Does not meet UCC Member In Discernment requirements. Instructor:  Rev. Dr. Audrey Price Rev. Dr. Price ...
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Boundary Awareness for Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Leaders (via Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, April 2, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Developed by the historic Massachusetts Conference, this introductory course will equip faith formation and youth ministry leaders with the basics of healthy boundaries. This class will explore specifically the joys and challenges of ministering to ...
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Cultivating Generous Congregations Seminar Series

Thursday, April 7, 2022 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
The CGC Seminar for pastors and leaders offers an opportunity to explore faithful, practical, and tested ways to promote generosity in our congregations. Be sure to recruit at least a team of two for this program. Changing the culture of your ...

Silver Lake Counselor Retreat

Friday, April 8, 2022 to Sunday, April 10, 2022
Location: Silver Lake
Group games, cabin bonding, faith exploration, homesickness, bugs, fun, sun, outdoor adventure. We’ll cover it all! Learn how to make the magic of camp happen for your campers, while keeping them safe. This retreat is open to all who will serve as ...
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Serving Together - Mission For All Ages (via Zoom) - Faith Formation Leadership Program

Saturday, April 9, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Explore the differences between charity and justice from biblical and developmental perspectives in light of offering mission and service opportunities for children, youth, families, and the congregation. This class meets via Zoom. Instructor:  ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, April 14, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Installation of the Rev. Darrell Goodwin as Executive Conference Minister

Saturday, April 23, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Join us for the in-person installation of the Rev. Darrell Goodwin as the first Executive Conference Minister of the Southern New England Conference. As the Conference's Chief Vision-Keeper, he is responsible for guiding the conference and its ...

2022 Silver Lake Award Celebration

Sunday, April 24, 2022
Join us for the 2022 Silver Lake Award Celebration honoring Rev. David Peters Sunday, April 24, 2022 Farmington Gardens 999 Farmington Avenue (Rt 4) Farmington, CT 06032 Register Now! - $60 per person   Vaccine Requirement Announcement Beginning ...
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NEAUCE Conference

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 to Thursday, May 5, 2022
REVIVAL! Revive your spirit. Revive Discipleship. Revive Worship Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?  Psalm 85:6 NEAUCE = New England Association of United Church Educators This event is for clergy, faith formation ...

Quarterly Racial Justice Training: 5-7-22

Saturday, May 7, 2022 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Quarterly racial justice training, open to all. Registration to come!

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, May 12, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Racial Justice Workshop for Authorized Ministers

Saturday, May 14, 2022 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
More information and registration to come!

Health and Wellness Quarterly Webinar

Thursday, May 19, 2022 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Quarterly health and wellness webinars are held on the third Thursday of each month via Zoom. More details to come! Contact Debbie Ringen, Minister for Health and Wellness, if you have questions or are interested in attending.

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, June 9, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Annual Meeting

Saturday, June 18, 2022
Location: Bryant University
More information coming soon!

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, July 14, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, August 11, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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Health and Wellness Quarterly Webinar

Thursday, August 18, 2022 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Quarterly health and wellness webinars are held on the third Thursday of each month via Zoom. More details to come! Contact Debbie Ringen, Minister for Health and Wellness, if you have questions or are interested in attending.

George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, September 8, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, October 13, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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George's Hill Support Group @ Unity Hill UCC

Thursday, November 10, 2022 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Unity Hill United Church of Christ
George's Hill, A Social Engagement Group for people who have been diagnosed with an illness affecting memory and cognition, and their caregivers, will meet on Thursday, July 8, 2021 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Unity Hill United Church of Christ, 364 ...
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