Current News

The Board of Deacons is calling a Congregational Meeting to vote on the unanimous recommendation of The Associate Minister Search Committee’s candidate to fill the position of Associate Minister for Mid/Later Life. On December 12, 2019, the Board of Deacons unanimously approved the Search Committee’s request to call meetings of the congregation to consider the recommended candidates.

AHCC’s Wednesday evening Warming Center opened on December 4, receiving guest referrals through the Marshall House Salvation Army. Referrals for all seven faith-based host sites (designated as overflow shelters for the city of Hartford) are not what was anticipated. To date, AHCC has hosted one family on 12/11 and 12/18.

Greater Hartford Interfaith Action Alliance (GHIAA) was officially launched on October 28, 2019 and AHCC was one of 35 faith-based organizations that attended the official launch, with 38 AHCC folks witnessing this historic moment. What differentiates GHIAA from other organizations is that it is action-based.

Gail Martin has joined the team as the Administrative Assistant supporting Finance and Development. Gail’s hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am -12:30pm. She can be reached at or 860.216.9833.

My heart and mind have been opened. Over the past several years, I’ve had the opportunity, particularly by attending AHCC’s forums on “The Legacy of Slavery” by Martey Rhine, and the curiosity to learn about the history of slavery in our nation and its 400 year legacy that I never learned about in school.