News

News

balance-110850_640.jpg
Series Supports Resilience, Well Being

by Rev. Dr. Jessica McArdle and Deborah Ringen MSN, RN-BC Faith Community Nurse    "The hardest about being a pastor today is NOT the long hours, the substantial and unrequited grief, issues on justice that demand our attention, eclectic responsibilities, and grave ...

syrian_refugees.jpg
UCC Responds to crisis in Syria

Working with partners inside the country of Syria, and in surrounding countries, the United Church of Christ is providing emergency assistance to the million of refugees who are trying to flee the conflict there.  Through One Great Hour of Sharing and through specially...

burning_church.jpg
UCC Responds to Burned Churches in the South

July 06, 2015  Written by Phyllis Richards UCC Disaster Ministries People across the United Church of Christ are stepping up to support recovery and rebuilding of burned African American churches and communities.  Be part of the UCC’s response.  Funds raised will be ...

Deadline nears for Emergency Clean-up Kits

The following update was sent to MACUCC churches on Nov. 14 by the Conference Disaster Resource Team. As the stories, images and needs continue to emerge from New York and New Jersey, our hearts go out to all the folks trying to manage through the crisis as they head ...

Conference offices, Edwards House, have re-opened

Update Nov. 2:  Power has now been restored to the Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Center in Framingham, so all Confernece facilities are now back in operation. Update Oct. 31: Power has been restored to the Craigville Retreat Center. New: A message from Conference ...

2012 Annual Report now available

The Massachusetts Conference's 2012 Annual Report is now available. It can be downloaded here, or printed copies can be obtained by contacting Karen Methot. Download the 22-page report here. A message from the Minister and President, from the report: Do not be ...

Tornado aid detailed as anniversary approaches

An update from the Rev. Don Remick, co-chair, Disaster Resource Team of the MA Conference, UCC We are approaching the first year anniversary of the devastating tornado that tore a scar through the center of our state. Long term recovery often takes at least two years ...

Donations, prayers, sought in response to storms

In response to the severe storms that have swept across various part of the country, Minister and President Jim Antal yesterday sent out the following letter to churches: As you are aware, the recent tornado outbreak has caused severe damage in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, ...

Disaster Recovery: The Unprecedented Year Proceeds

An update from the Rev. Don Remick, co-chair, Disaster Resource Team of the MA Conference, UCC For many of us this seems like old news. Tornado damage, snow laden trees and flooded homes are almost a distant memory. For others this is a new daily norm as they continue ...

An Unprecedented Year for Disasters

An update from the Rev. Don Remick, co-chair, Disaster Resource Team of the MA Conference, UCC This has been an unprecedented year of disasters. There have been three federally declared disasters since last winter's snow melted. With families displaced, homes ...

Churches threw open doors to help storm victims

During and after Tropical Storm Irene, a number of Massachusetts Conference churches threw open their doors to help their neighbors in need. While the storm raged, Charlemont Federated Church hosted 75 neighbors evacuated from low-lying areas. New Bedford's Pilgrim ...

Tornado Recovery: A Marathon, Not A Sprint

By Don Remick, Associate Conference Minister Disaster Resource Committee Chair Massachusetts Conference, UCC Disaster recovery has a life of its own. It’s predictable even as it is never the same. There is the disaster itself that sweeps through in its own time frame. ...

How To Help Survivors of Tornadoes and Flooding

In response to the suffering in our country in the aftermath of recent tornadoes and flooding,  the United Church of Christ, through its Wider Church Ministries, has organized ways for individuals and churches to aid in recovery efforts.  The UCC has issued a $250,000 ...

Subscribe to our emails
Framingham, MA Office

1 Badger Road
Framingham, MA 01702
508-875-5233
Fax: 508-875-5485

Hartford, CT Office

125 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105
866-367-2822 (Toll Free in CT)
860-233-5564

General Email: friends@sneucc.org