Welcome!

Rev. Mary Nelson Abbott, regional minister




The Rev. Kent Siladi, Conference Minister


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.

Welcome to our new website.  Please visit often as we endeavor to make this site a useful ministry tool.

What's New:

Call to the Spring Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 8, 2014--The New Haven Association of the United Church of Christ calls all authorized ministers, lay delegates, officers of the Association, and members in discernment to meet at The Spring Glen Church, UCC. Join us for a service project and care ministry. [ more ]


Fall Annual Meeting of the New Haven Association

October 28--Save the Date for our Fall Annual Meeting of the New Haven Association of the United Church of Christ.


The Spirit Calendar from ctucc.org

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 ]


2014 Annual Meeting of the CT Conference

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 ]


Welcome Rev. Mary Nelson Abbott, Regional Minister

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 ]


Rev. Gini King, Bridge Regional Minister for the South Central Region

Rev. Virginia King was appointed as "bridge" Regional Minister, succeeding the Rev. Dr. Michael Penn-Strah, who retired at the end of September.  "We are blessed and grateful that she has said 'yes' to this short term ministry among us," said Conference Minister Rev. Kent Siladi. "Welcome, Gini!"  Rev. King has served the Connecticut Conference in several ministries and now she will serve with the New Haven Association...  [ more ]


Spring Annual Meeting

May 8-Save the Date!  The New Haven Association Spring Annual Meeting will be hosted by the Sprin Glenn UCC in Hamden, CT.  More details to come on the exciting justice ministry program taking shape for our shared ministry efforts.  [ more ]


New Haven Association Clergy REPORTS DUE January 2014!

With many changes in the New Haven Association this past year, we need your church's current informationfor the Conference's year end report as well as the one for the national UCC yearbook...[Complete form to submit.]   [ more ]


Installation of Reverend Clare T. Robert

November 17, 2013--Join the New Haven Association and The Spring Glen Church as we install the Rev. Clare T. Robert as associate minister of word and sacrament... [ more ]


Connecticut Conference Keynote Address

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 ]


Rev. Kurt Shaffert's Cartooning Ministry

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 ]


Installation of the Rev. Kent Siladi

September 28-- What a joyous Celebration and time for worship for the UCC churches of Connecticut!   Check out several video clips from the Installation Service for Rev. Kent Siladi...


This is Our Moment - UCC General Synod 2013

June 28 - July 2, 2013 - Watch these video highlights of the UCC General Synod 2013! Please feel free to share the video with your family and friends ... [ more ]


Rev. Gini King, Bridge Regional Minister for the South Central Region

February 10, 2014:  Rev. Virginia King was appointed as "bridge" Regional Minister, succeeding the Rev. Dr. Michael Penn-Strah, who retired at the end of September.  Gini has served for the past four months.    The New Haven Association says Thank You to Gini and God bless you on your journey and in your coming ministry.  Read Gini's parting remarks to us... [ more ]


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