Welcome to the New Haven Association Website!
The New Haven Association of the United Church of Christ is one of 15 Associations in the Connecticut Conference. We, the people and churches of the New Haven Association, covenant with God and with one another, committing ourselves and our congregations to walk together as followers in Jesus’ way of humility, compassion, and peace.
We praise the Spirit’s continuing call to us to join in this covenant of ministry and mission, enabling us to accomplish together more than we could ever imagine.
March 10, 2015--Traumatic events deeply affect the lives of clergy and their congregations. Faced with these community-wide traumas, what does it mean to be a "trauma-informed pastor?" Join the Rev. Dr. John Sandel and the Rev. Dr. Allie Perry for a four hour workshop based on STAR (Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience) [ more ]
February 8, 2015--The New Haven Association invites all clergy, local all clergy, local church delegates, Association officers and Members in Discernment to attend and participate in the ordination of Thomas W. Caruso at the Church of the Redeemer in New Haven, CT. [ more ]
February 24, 2015: All active ministers, chaplains, clergy serving in the New Haven Association, including licensed ministers, are invited to a special luncheon to meet, greet, network with each other and with the members of the Association Executive Committee, Committee on Ministry and Nominating Committee. [ more ]
June 26-30, 2015--Cleveland, Ohio. Thousands from across the country (and abroad) will gather for General Synod 30 in Cleveland, Ohio — the birthplace of the United Church of Christ. Together, we will discern resolutions of witness, church structure, and function. We will stand up for issues that demand a faithful witness. And we will join together in worship each day to lift up the Stillspeaking God.. [ more ]
October 28, Tuesday--All authorized ministers, lay delegates, officers of the Association, and members in discernment are called to the Fall Semi-Annual Meeting of the New Haven Association of theUnited Church of Christ to be held at Orange Congregational Church. We look forward to hearing about ministries from around the Association and hearing some great music. [ more ]
Read more about this new ministry to award grants to assist member churches in strengthening community or congregation development. Deadline is Dec. 31.2014. [ more ]
Oct. 17-18, 2014--The 147th Annual Meeting of the CT Conference will be held at Cheshire High School in Cheshire, CT. Let's bring a strong New Haven Association presence to the meeting! [ more ]
The Conference will host Pre-meetings leading up to the Annual Meeting. Resolutions, budget, and other business items will be discussed at these meetings... [ more ]
The Spirit Calendar is a weekly devotional from the Connecticut Conference United Church of Christ. Check out Rev. Mary Nelson Abbott's devotion. You can even subscribe to receive weekly devotions. [ more ]
Monday, February 10, Mary Nelson Abbott begins her ministry with you as your Regional Minister. Associations will soon have a chance to meet her. Her first week will include orientation at the Conference office in Hartford... [ more ]
October 19, 2013 - Among the many highpoints in this year's Annual Meeting of the Connecticut Conference was the moving Keynote Address given by the Rev. Michael Piazza ... [ more ]
Through a Clergy Continuing Education Scholarship, Rev. Kurt Shaffert has learned to use cartooning in ministry. Read more about Kurt's educational experience and how he carried his ministry gifts to Silver Lake Conference Center in July... [ more ]