211th Annual Meeting Focused on Proposed New Conference

6/20/2017

The 211th Annual Meeting of the Rhode Island Conference was held as part of the first-ever Tri-Conference Annual Meeting with the Massachusetts and Connecticut Conferences, and most of the two-hour session was dedicated to discussion about whether to move forward toward joining the other two, larger neighboring Conferences.


Questions & Comments Leading Up to the Vote

6/19/2017

Prior to Saturday's votes in separate plenary sessions in favor of proceeding with plans to create a unified Conference, those attending the Tri-Conference Annual Meeting had a chance to make comments and ask questions of the Conference Ministers and Board of Directors members. Some questions were asked at the microphones, others on submitted ...


Wrap-up: Historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting Draws 1,000

6/18/2017

Articles, videos and photos from the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting.


In Historic Vote, Three Conferences Vote to Move Toward Union

6/17/2017

HARTFORD, CT - The Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ voted decisively on Saturday to move ahead toward forming a new combined Conference, so that they may have a stronger voice speaking for justice and may more effectively carry out mission and ministry together.


New Video: Online Forums Clarify New Conference Proposal

6/13/2017

A New Video shows excepts from five online forums the Conference Ministers and Board members of the Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut Conferences of the United Church of Christ held to help church delegates better understand the "Together, As One" proposal for the formation of a new southern New England conference.


UCC, Episcopal Leaders Issue Statement: An Opportunity for Which the Church Was Born

6/2/2017

This historic moment provides Christian communities with a powerful opportunity to bear witness to the sacredness of God’s creation and the urgent call to preserve it. This is our chance to be the church.


2017-2018 UCC Desk Calendars and Plan Books are HERE!!

6/1/2017

The books are here!! The books are here!!


Tri-Conference Annual Meeting Approaching Fast

5/30/2017

The Registration Deadline for the Tri-Conference Annual Meeting is Monday June 5th.


Bulletin Inserts Available to Publicize Historic Meeting

5/10/2017

The CT, MA and RI conferences are making available bulletin inserts for churches to use to let members know about the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting taking place June 16 - 17 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT


Conference Leaders to Host 5 Online Forums Regarding New Conference Proposal

5/1/2017

Leading up to the historic, first-ever Tri-Conference Annual Meeting of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences, Conference leaders will be hosting a series of five online forums, or webinars, open to anyone who would like to join a discussion about the proposal to form a new Conference. Delegates to the Annual Meeting, to be ...


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