48 workshops, a great key note speaker, marketplace, and ideas and networking.  We can work out car pools to go to Framingham.  Workshops include:

  • How to be a Deacon
  • How to Evaluate Ministry
  • A Crash Course in Church Renewal
  • Healthy Communication
  • Prayer
  • Nonviolence
  • Walking the Labyrinth

Click here to go to the registration page and see all 48 workshops.

When: Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00 AM to Saturday, October 25, 2014 3:45 PM

Cost:  $44 per person/ Scholarships are available, call the church office at (413) 584-9392

Framingham, MA 01702

Featuring The Rev. M. Linda Jaramillo, Executive Director of the UCC’s Justice and Witness Ministries
Rev. Jaramillo is responsible for the church’s work on human rights and social, racial and economic justice. She is a former president and vice-president of the Council for Hispanic Ministries and former co-convener of the Council of Racial and Ethnic Ministries. She will give the message during morning worship and also offer a lunchtime forum.


8:00 – 9:00 AM Registration, refreshments
9:00 – 10:15 AM Opening worship
10:30 – 11:45 AM Morning workshops
12:00 –12:45 PM Lunch A
12:45 – 1:30 PM Lunch B
1:45 – 3:15 PM Afternoon workshops
3:25 – 3:45 PM Closing worship together

Attendees will be assigned to one lunch period for eating and visiting the marketplace, and the other lunch period for attending the forum with Rev. Linda Jaramillo (her forum will be held twice). Also during this time, The Rev. Susie Allen will be offering a time and space for prayer and contemplation.
Presented by the The Massachusetts and Rhode Island Conferences
of the United Church of Christ.

Join hundreds of pastors and lay leaders from across two Conferences for worship, workshops, forums, networking and a marketplace.