Connecticut Cooperative Parishes

Within The United Methodist Church, cooperative parishes enable congregations, church-related agencies, and pastors in a defined geographic area to develop relationships of trust and mutuality that results in coordinated church programs and ministry.

Connecticut Central Cooperative Parish - Sun Joo Lee, Parish Coordinator

  • Avon: Memorial UMC
  • Bakerville UMC
  • Bristol: Prospect UMC
  • Forestville: Asbury UMC
  • UMC of Litchfield
  • Plainville UMC
  • Torrington: First UMC

Greater Bridgeport Cooperative Parish - David Piscatelli, Parish Coordinator

  • Bridgeport: Golden Hill UMC
  • Bridgeport: Summerfield UMC
  • Easton: Jesse Lee UMC
  • Fairfield: Grace UMC
  • Milford: Mary Taylor Memorial UMC
  • Monroe UMC (Monroe, CT)
  • Trumbull: Long Hill UMC
  • Trumbull: Nichols UMC
  • Stratford UMC

Greater Hartford Cooperative Parish - Crystal Paul-Watson, Parish Coordinator

  • Bloomfield UMC
  • Hartford: Korean UMC
  • Hartford: North UMC
  • UMC of Hartford
  • Newington UMC
  • Rocky Hill UMC
  • West Hartford UMC
  • Wethersfield UMC
  • Windsor: Trinity UMC

MidState Cooperative Parish - Carol Bloom, Parish Coordinator

  • Cheshire UMC
  • Durham: United Churches
  • Higganum UMC
  • Middlefield Federated Church
  • Southington: Grace UMC
  • Wallingford: First UMC
  • Yalesville UMC

The New Room Cooperative Parish - Richard Hanse, Parish Coordinator

  • UMC of East Berlin
  • Kensington UMC
  • Meriden: First UMC
  • Middletown, CT: First UMC
  • South Meriden: Trinity UMC

Northwest Cooperative Parish - Gene Ott, Parish Coordinator

  • Copper Hill UMC
  • North Canton: Community UMC
  • Pleasant Valley UMC (Pleasant Valley, CT)
  • Simsbury UMC
  • Washington Hill UMC
  • Winstead UMC

Shoreline and Haven Cooperative Parish - Martha Epstein, Parish Coordinator

  • UMC of Branford
  • Clinton UMC
  • Hamden Plains UMC
  • New Haven: First & Summerfield UMC
  • New Haven: St. Andrew's UMC
  • New Haven: UMC of Westville
  • North Haven: Faith UMC
  • West Haven: First & Wesley UMC

The Valley Cooperative Parish - Sandra Mantz, Parish Coordinator

  • Ansonia: First UMC
  • Derby UMC
  • Naugatuck UMC
  • Seymour UMC
  • Seymour: Great Hill UMC
  • Shelton: First UMC
  • Shelton: Huntington UMC
  • UMC of Waterbury
  • UMC of Watertown 
  • Woodbury UMC (Woodbury, CT)

Western Frontier Cooperative Parish - John Parille, Parish Coordinator

  • Bethel UMC (Bethel, CT)
  • UMC of Danbury
  • Gaylordsville UMC
  • New Fairfield: New Life UMC
  • New Milford UMC
  • Newtown UMC
  • West Redding: Long Ridge UMC