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JUNE ORDINATION ANNIVERSARY DATES

 

45 Years
The Rev. Dr. Jeri Babinsky
The Rev. Harold (Skip) Lloyd

40 Years
The Rev. Keith J. Man

35 Years
The Rev. Steven Small

30 Years
The Rev. Celsa Ayala-Coloma
The Rev. Deborah Clark

25 Years
The Rev. Gail Kendrick

20 Years
The Rev. Yvonne Miloyevich

15 Years
The Rev. Robert Johansen

5 Years
The Rev. Mark Brockmeier

Please contact Deb Holmes if we have missed your anniversary.
Anniversaries are listed from 5 years and forward in increments of 5.


ASSOCIATION CLUSTER MEETINGS

Cluster meetings will be resuming in the fall. 
Keep an eye out for the new schedule and topic!


ASSOCIATION & CONFERENCE EVENTS

June 9, 2019
Reception of New Hope United
Church of Christ and
Installation
 
of Pastor
Bethlehem Lutheran Church
345 Main Street
Sturbridge, MA 01566-1007
3:00PM

September 15, 2019
Installation
Rev. Paulo França
Acton Congregational Church, UCC
12 Concord Road
Acton, MA 01720
3:00PM

September 21, 2019
Active Threat (Active Shooter)
Training
Second Congregational Church
35 Conant Street
Beverly, MA 01915
9:30AM

September 25, 2019
New To The Conference
Edwards House Meeting & Retreat Ctr.
1 Badger Road
Framingham, MA 01702
11:00AM - 2:00PM

September 29, 2019
Installation
Rev. Julie Cedrone, Chaplain
Trinity Church Northborough
23 Main Street
Northborough, MA 01532
10:00AM

October 5, 2019 - SAVE THE DATE
Super Saturday
Keefe Regional Technical High School
750 Winter Street
Framingham, MA 01702
8:00AM - 3:45PM

October 21, 2019
Moderator's Gathering
Brookfield Congregational Church, Inc.
8 Common Street
Brookfield, MA 01506
6:30PM - 9:00PM

October 27, 2019
Installation
Rev. Janet Skagerlind
First Congregational Church of
Princeton, UCC
14 Mountain Road
Princeton, MA 01541
3:00PM

November 1-2, 2019 - SAVE THE DATE
First Annual Meeting of new "Together as One" Conference

DCU Center
50 Foster Street
Worcester, MA 01608

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CHURCH & OTHER EVENTS OF INTEREST


Edwards Church
39 Edwards Street
Framingham, MA 01701

Offering the following events:

LGBTQ Pride Celebration
Friday, June 7, 2019
6:30PM

A Shabbat Potluck Dinner for all faiths and backgrounds. Celebrating the spirited courage and activism of the LGBTQIA+ movement for 50 years through story, blessings, and song. Bring a vegetarian dish to share. FLYER

Inspiring Courage: Stories of Passion & Compassion
Sunday, June 9, 2019
3PM - 5PM

A conversation with the Diego Low, director of Metrowest Worker Center, an advocate of worker and immigrant rights, and a member of the Framingham Friends Meeting (Quaker) about his story of compassion, community, and justice-seeking. Please click here for more information!


ONA 35 - Time to Celebrate!
Celebrate - Agitate - Activate

Plymouth Church
87 Edgell Road
Framingham, MA 01701

Saturday, June 15th, 9:30AM - 3:00PM

The ONA Ministry Team invites you to a celebration of 35 years of Open and Affirming in the Massachusetts Conference! In June 1984, the Annual Meeting adopted the first-ever ONA resolution, which led to the national ONA resolution the next year. Today, the UCC has over 1,500 ONA churches!
The event will be a beautiful day of worship, music, small group workshop conversations, lamentation, healing, revitalization, imagination and empowerment.
Registration is now open! Click here for more information.


2nd Friday of the month
Trinity Church Northborough
23 Main Street
Northborough, MA 01532

Taking a break,
will return in October


Pizza! Pizza!
Second Friday of every month
June 7th last pizza night until September!

First Parish Church
24 Central Street
Berlin, MA 01503
More Information here!


LOCAL THRIFT SHOPS, FOOD PANTRIES, & COMMUNITY DINNERS

Please click here to see the list of thrift shops, food pantries,
and community dinners.


MISSION OPPORTUNITIES

WAMS is the mission arm of the Central Association and offers many ways to get involved in community programs. Please visit their website to learn more about how you and your church can get involved. WamsWorks.org

 

Available lunch providers and youth dates are currently on our website. Youth group dates are available for groups of 15 or less.


OBITUARIES

Please click here to view all MACUCC Obituaries.  


CLASSIFIEDS

Director Family Ministries - Acton, MA

FREE-Red Cloth Chairs - Auburn, MA

FREE: Welcome Ministry Books - Franklin, MA

Faith Formation Leader - Lunenburg, MA

Church Custodian - Natick, MA

Church Office Administrator - Sherborn, MA

Seeking Office Manager/Church Secretary - Spencer, MA

Director of Children's Ministries - Southborough, MA

Looking for a set of handbells - Webster, MA

WAMS Intern for Summer CUBS Programs, Worcester, MA

Please click here to view all MACUCC Classifieds


ASSOCIATION INFORMATION

 

Association Meetings:
The Committee on Ministry

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 9:30AM.

The Board of Director's
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 2:30PM.

Both meetings take place at:
WamsWorks
6 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609

 

Association/Conference Fellowship Dues for 2019:
The Annual Fellowship Dues for churches that are not part of United Church Mission are:

Conference Portion:

$20.00

Association Portion:

$1.65

Total per member:

$21.65

 

For more information on
 Fellowship Dues click here.

 

Central Association of
The Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ

508-963-8106
holmesd@macucc.org 
www.macucc.org/central

Office Hours: 
Monday: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday: Closed