Posts Categorized: Conference Updates

A Look at the First Half of 2013

Summer on Star Island is about half way over, and we have had a blast so far. Program guests and overnight retreaters have enjoyed their time on Star Island with a great variety of activities, workshops and other bouts of merriment. Starting with the Yearly Adults Conference hosting workshops on making bitters, bread, and fermentation… Read more >

Boat Changes for Programs Through June 23

Due to river traffic limitations over the next several weeks, some Star Island programs will be going to and from Rye Harbor instead of using our normal operations out of Portsmouth aboard the M/V Thomas Laighton. The following groups will travel aboard the M/V Granite State out of Rye Harbor: Yearly Adult’s Conference 4-Night –… Read more >

Historic Star Flyers Released

Visit Queen Victoria this summer on Star Island during the Historic Star Conference! Program leaders for HSC, taking place from Saturday, August 24 to Saturday, August 31, recently released a flyer with upcoming highlights for this year’s gathering. Beyond the royal visit, guests will delve into the Victorian era on the Isles of Shoals and… Read more >

Star Gathering Newsletters

The Star Gathering UCC Family Conferences shared their most recent monthly newsletters with us. We hope you enjoy perusing through these publications. Click on the pictures below to view the full document. Visit for more information about the Star Gathering UCC Family Conferences. Star Gathering 1 takes place from Saturday, June 27 to Saturday,… Read more >

Online Registration Update

Our 2013 Programs and Events Booklet should be arriving in your mailbox starting today. When this publication went to print early last month, our belief was online registration would not be available until April. However, due to the hard work of several individuals in our office, the online registration system will be up and operational… Read more >