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Boards Call for Behavioral Covenant at Annual Meeting

The Nov. 1 - 2 Annual Meeting of the three Southern New England conferences will have a new and different feel from prior meetings, with a new focus on lifting up nuanced perspectives during plenary, and on hearing vision-inspired local church stories during break-out sessions.

The four Boards of Directors have each voted to recommend that delegates adopt a common Behavioral Covenant and new Rules of Procedure, to guide all plenary sessions at the meeting

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Online Hearings Continue; Recordings Available

A number of online hearings and informational sessions are being held this week and next to give delegates a chance to learn more about the issues that will be raised and to ask questions. Recordings of the first two sessions have been posted.

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Joseph Clemmons Program Moves in New Direction

Read how The Joseph D. Clemmons Job Training Program, which has impacted the lives of more than 50 young people of color in the Connecticut Conference, has taken a new direction, transforming from a 2-week job training program to an initiative addressing institutional racism within the Connecticut Conference and at Silver Lake Conference Center.

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MACUCC Staff Calls for Voices Against Weymouth Compressor Station

Several members of the Massachusetts Conference staff have written a letter to Gov. Charlie Baker asking him to reverse his support for the Enbridge natural gas compressor station in Weymouth, and they are inviting local church members to sign on.

Read more and sign the letter 2 Min Read 



Event of the Week:

Free Webinars
Through a partnership with Practical Resources for Churches, live and recorded webinars are available to members of Southern New England UCC churches.

Some upcoming topics:

Improving Your Church's Web Presence - Oct. 24, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Faithification: Gamifying Faith Formation - Oct. 29, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Making God's Word Come Alive: Interactive Preaching and Storytelling - Nov. 5, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Full descriptions and registration is here

Recorded webinars can be found here


From the Wider Church

UCC forgives millions in debt in Chicago, announces national effort

Nearly 6,000 families on the South Side of Chicago have had their medical debt forgiven through a collaborative effort of local, Conference and national bodies of the United Church of Christ and other partners. UCC leaders announced Oct. 20 that church donations have wiped out $5.3 million in medical debt for 5,888 Chicago families. They invited participation in a similar national effort being planned for Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3.

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