New Conference Board Calls for Proportional Giving by Churches

Leaders of the newly forming Southern New England conference are asking churches to think in a new way about giving to the wider church: to share a percentage of income in proportion to their gifts from God.

The new Conference Board of Directors has approved a Proportional Giving approach to replace the current system, where churches are asked to give both to Our Church’s Wider Mission Basic Support and through membership dues (known as Fellowship Dues in Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Per Capita Contributions in Connecticut).

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To Mars and Beyond

Nicole Hosford, Christian Education Director for the Colchester Federated Church in CT, reflects on what it's like when 63 kids and 52 youth and adult volunteers get involved in Vacation Bible School.

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Mission is One Focus of Super Sat. on Oct. 5 in Framingham

Bring Your Youth to Super Saturday!
Debbie Gline Allen explains how youth who come to Super Saturday can participate in a service project benefiting Church World Service.   2 Min 14 Sec Read 

Circle Up at Super Saturday
Brenda Nolan talks about the concept of Restorative Justice, which will be the focus of a film screening and in-depth workshop at Super Saturday.   2 Min Read


Event of the Week:

13th Annual Silver Lake Golf Tournament
Sept. 30
The Country Club of Waterbury, CT
Grab your buddies and your clubs and join us for a day on the links, all while helping to support the Connecticut Conference's vital outdoor ministry

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