Article and photo by Urban Alliance staff.
Charis Quarterly Meeting’s each have a specific focus and topic meant to further equip and train leaders involved in the Charis Initiative. This past month, on September 27, 30 attendees from 25 churches and ministry organizations spent the meeting learning about how to support individuals who struggle with depression or discouragement.
Interested in learning more about CharisIf your church or ministry organization would like more information about participating in Urban Alliance’s Charis initiative, contact Angela Colantonio at or 860.986.7328. 

If you or someone you know is struggling, the Charis website ( provides a simple way to connect with a variety of Christian emotional support service providers in Connecticut.

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