Photographer Posts E-book Showcasing Mathewson Street Church Friendship Prayer Breakfast

3/20/2017

Photographer, photojournalist and humanitarian Jan Armor has spent three years coming to "The Breakfast" almost every Sunday to take quality portraits of the 200 people who come to fellowship, eat, and worship together at the Mathewson Street Church. The Friendship Breakfast is supported by a wide variety of churches in the Providence area, ...


UCC Offers Five Steps for Refugee Accompaniment

3/7/2017

Your commitment to faith-inspired welcoming and advocacy for refugees in the USA is especially important in these uncertain times.


Prayer Calendar Released in Preparation for Vote

3/6/2017

Members of the Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts Conferences are being invited to enter into an intentional season of prayer between now and the historic Tri-Conference Annual Meeting being held June 16  - 17. The Planning Team that developed the United in Ministry and Ministry Case Statement will be publishing a weekly Prayer Calendar, ...


CT, MA and RI Boards commit to forming new Conference

1/21/2017

The Boards of Directors of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences on Saturday voted unanimously to commit to forming a new Conference to minister and come together to make an impact as people of faith.


New UCC Video Emphasizes Interfaith Unity

1/18/2017

The National setting of the United Church of Christ today released a video, and accompanying study guides, that "aim to shine a light on religious bigotry in a unique way— by depicting religious leaders of different faiths experiencing the power of walking in one another’s shoes – and into one another’s houses of worship."


#GivingTuesday Gifts Exceed $4K

12/7/2016

The Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island Conferences of the United Church of Christ participated in the national #GivingTuesday generosity movement on November 29 and raised more than $4500. These gifts will be used to support the Racial Justice Ministries of the three conferences.   #GivingTuesday was a global effort to use the power of ...


Survey Indicates Support for Tri-conference Collaboration, Possible Merger

11/28/2016

Over the last past 9 months, 555 people responding to a survey have indicated their support for the concept of a greater partnership or possible merger of the Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island conferences.


210th Autumnal Meeting Tackles Tough Issues

11/7/2016

Attendees to the 210th Autumnal Meeting of the Rhode Island Conference on Nov. 5 tackled some tough issues head on: white privilege, the battle over the pipeline through native American land in North Dakota and the Conference’s welcome of people regardless of sexual orientation.


Christmas Fund materials soon to be available

10/6/2016

A wealth of interpretive material may be accessed at the Pension Boards website (pbucc.org) using the "Christmas Fund" link. If your church does not automatically receive materials for the Christmas Fund; envelopes, inserts and posters may be ordered from United Church Resources at 800-537-3394. They will be available around Nov. 1.


Rhode Island Conference launches new website

9/27/2016

The Rhode Island Conference has launched a new website that is designed to be both easy for users to navigate and easy for Conference staff to keep up-to-date with fresh content.


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