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Resources

We have compiled a number of helpful resources that may inspire further exploration. The first table contains downloadable information in PDF format from our own site. Recommendations for other sites may be emailed to the church office for review. May you be blessed!

 

 

OUR CHURCH HISTORY

"To Obtain Religious Instruction More Congenial to Their Sentiments & Feelings":
The Formation of the Orthodox Congregational Church in Mansfield, MA
(Senior Comprehensives in History - Spring 2003 by Heather Owen)
To download just Click Here.

Noble & Ignoble History: Riot at the Congregational Church by Harry Chase

 

 

DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES FROM OUR CHURCH

Safe Church Policy

Health Form for Retreats

Covenantal Dialogue Communication Tool

Parental Release & Student Covenant Form

2010 Pledge Card

Brief History of the Cong. Church

Meditation Garden Brick Order Form

Church School Registration

Wedding Planner 2010

Personnel Manual

Sample Worship Bulletin

 

PRAYER, MEDITATION & DEVOTION

The Upper Room (daily emailed devotions)

Our Daily Bread

Resources for Daily Online Meditation

MindfulWorship.org (Guided Meditations Online)

Christian Prayer & Worship Resources

World Prayers

The Iona Community (Celtic Prayer & Worship)

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Centering Prayer

Taize: (Worship, Prayer, Song)

DENOMINATIONAL

United Church of Christ

God Is Still Speaking

Massachusetts Conference UCC

Southeast Area UCC

Andover Netwon Theological School

UCC Manual On Ministry

Ordained Minister’s Code

UCC Statement of Faith

ON-LINE NEWS & INFORMATION

Christian Science Monitor

National Public Radio

Speaking of Faith

 

FAITH & SCIENCE: Thinking, Feeling, Believing

Evolution Weekend: Clergy Letter Project

Evolution for Christians by Robert Schneider

Clarifying the “Science” of Intelligent Design by Rev. Dr. Loyd Steffen (Lehigh)

Science and the Bible by Dr. James Adair

SOF: Speaking of Wonder: Understanding Charles Darwin

Teach Them Science

UCC Position Paper: Faith & Science - Not Mutually Exclusive

FAITH IN ACTION

Church World Service

SERRV International

Sojourners Community: Faith Politics & Culture

The Center For Progressive Christianity (8 Points of the Progressive Spirit)

SpiritSite: Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

Religious Tolerance

When Jesus Met Buddha by Philip Jenkins

Howard Thurman Film Project

Faith Trust Institue

African Palms (Palm Crosser & Economic Justice)

BIBLE STUDY & CURRICULA RESOURCES

Living The Questions: A YouTube Intro To Progressive Christianity

PBS FRONTLINE: From Jesus to Christ-Story of the Storytellers

The Five Gospel Parallels

The Whole People of God Curriculum

The New Revised Common Lectionary

Workshop Rotational Model

Potter’s Publishing - WOrkshop Rotation

Alban Institute Congregational Resources

Patheos:God Path...Comparative Religion Site

TransformingChurch.com

2010 Lenten Study: Life & Teachings of Jesus

New Revised Common Lectionary

LOCAL & REGIONAL:  SELF HELP, RECOVERY & SUPPORT

Alcoholics Anonymous (Fr 8pm @ Cong. Church)

Narcotics Anonymous (Mo 7:30pm @ Baptist Church)

Compassionate Friends (grief recovery when parents lose a child)

Epilepsy.Com: Information, Community, Empowerment

National Institute of Menal Health: Topics

National Mental Health Information Center

Families for Depression Awareness

Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center

New Hope Crisis Center ( working to end domestic & sexual violence)

 

LOCAL & AREA: FUNERAL HOMES

Dyer-Lake Funderal Home & Cremation Services

Sherman & Jackson Funeral Home

Crossing.Net:  Home Funerals  (how-to)

Bolea Funeral Home

LOCAL: SERVICE & BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce

Hockomock Area YMCA

Judy’s Village Flowers (Foxboro)

Stobbart’s Flowers (Mansfield)

MBTA Train Schedule- Mansfield

Mansfield Savings Bank

Mansfield Public Library

North Easton Savings Bank

Jimmy’s Pub

Bertucci’s Italian Resturant

Cheng-Du Restaurant

Fresh Catch

Cousin’s Pizzeria

Trattoria Della Nonna

Spoodles Soup Factory

Option Realty

Eames Insurance Company

Barrows Insurance Agency

Mansfield Websites by Chuck Valentine

Alban Institute

LOCAL: CHURCHES OF MANSFIELD

Congregational Church of Mansfield, UCC

First Christian Church

Edgewood Church of Christ

St. Gregory the Theologian Greek Orthodox

Faith Fellowship United Methodist Church

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

First Baptist Church, ABC

 

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