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 Lake Conference Center for the past eight years, and Pam has been the founding director of the Northeast Environmental Justice Center at Silver Lake for the past seven. She has also served as the summer Sustainability Director at Silver Lake.

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Three Conference Ministers Call for Support of #GivingTuesday Effort to Erase Medical Debt 

Late last week, the three Bridge Conference Ministers called for support for the United Church of Christ's Giving Tuesday campaign to erase medical debt.

As of today, the UCC had raised nearly $75,000 - surpassing the $50,000 goal.

it's not too late to give at:

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CT Devotional Publication Expanding To MA and RI

The Starting With Scripture devotional, a weekly publication of the historic Connecticut Conference, is expanding to include readers and writers from Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

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Event of the Week:

Cultivating Connections

A series of online networking opportunities for Youth Ministry Leaders in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Each one is a 40 minute online meeting (via Zoom) meetings at 4:00 PM on the third Tuesday of the month.

Date          Topic
Dec. 17      National Youth Event Preview
Jan. 21       Exploring Discipleship with Youth
Feb. 18      Diving Deeper: Rethinking Service Trips
Mar, 17      Power of Partnerships

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Social Media Share of the Week


From the UCC Facebook Page: THANK YOU for your generosity so far!  There have been over 480 individuals who have given to this amazing cause--there's still time to help thousands of families become unburdened from medical debt! Can you share $10 to help erase $1,000 of debt? Every dollar helps! Give now at

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