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Year-End Report Available for Download

A one-sheet, double-sided year-end report highlighting the shared mission and ministries of the three historic Conferences in 2019 is now available for download. Many Connecticut churches have traditionally included this report in their own Annual Reports; churches ...

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Liturgy Created to Celebrate New Conference

The following is a message from Rev. Don Remick, Bridge Conference Minister, sent to churches and clergy on Jan. 10: Friends, Some folks have asked about resources they can use within their Sunday liturgy to celebrate and embody the inauguration of our new Conference. ...

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Be Prepared ... to be Flocked

The following is a message from Bridge Conference Minister the Rev. Don Remick: It’s Advent and Christmas is just ahead.  And we’ll be moving quickly into the New Year.  The New Year marks an historic moment as we launch our new Conference and our new way of being ...

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New Logo for New Conference Unveiled

The about-to-be Southern New England Conference of the United Church of Christ has a new logo designed to symbolize the Conference's vision: "Living the Love and Justice of Jesus." That phrase is a distillation of the Conference's overall  Vision and Mission ...

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Delegate Counts Will Change for Some Churches

Delegates from all three conferences at the November Annual Meeting. The formation of the Southern New England Conference is bringing about a lot of changes, and one may be how many delegates churches should be electing to attend Annual Meeting. According to ...

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Southern New England Board Takes Historic Steps

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 ...

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Ruth Choate Is New Administrator at Silver Lake

By Jennifer Kronholm Clark SHARON – Silver Lake Conference Center is excited to welcome Ruth Choate to the year-round staff as Administrator. Say hi to Ruth Choate, the new Administrator at Silver Lake, when you call or come to camp. If you were at camp in summer ...

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Greg and Pam Arifian Leaving CT Conference Staff

One family is leaving the Connecticut Conference - and their departure will leave two big holes on the Conference staff. Greg and Pam Arifian have announced their plans to move to Napa, California with their daughter, Lena. Greg has served as Site Manager at the Silver...

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Delegates Set a Foundation of Justice

Wendy Miller Olapade speaks on the resolution Wanting to start out on a solid base of principles, delegates of the soon-to-be Southern New England Conference on Saturday voted in favor of a set of Foundational Justice Commitments at the Annual Meeting on Nov. ...

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Recordings Posted of Annual Meeting Hearings

A number of online hearings and informational sessions will be held prior to the Southern New England Conferences Annual Meeting, to give delegates a chance to learn more about the issues that will be raised and to ask questions. There will be no hearings held at the ...

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In Memoriam: Ruth Ann Dudley

Ruth Ann Dudley, who nurtured a generation of faith formation leaders while serving on the Connecticut Conference staff, died peacefully on Oct. 4 at the Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford. She was 99 years old. Ruth joined the Conference staff in 1971, and became...

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Six Receive Faith Formation Certification

Sherry Clark, Cindy Tolin and Deb Raymond (far right) with Debbie Gline Allen Three people of six who completed all the requirements for Certification for Christian Educators were recognized at Super Saturday on October 5, 2019.  Pictured from left to right: Sherry ...

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