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A Maine Pledge To Protect the Civil Rights of Immigrants

A Maine Pledge To Protect the Civil Rights of Immigrants

Standing Together Against Hate

The Rev. Larry Weeks of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Portland, the Rev. Jane Field, executive director of the Maine Council of Churches, and the Rev. Todd Glacy of Sacred Sound and Living focus on their hearts …

Fall Newsletter

MCC Fall 2016 Newsletter

MCC Presents Civil Discourse Event Featuring Senator George Mitchell

Senator Mitchell said candidates should be able to disagree on issues without the damaging rhetoric of 2016. Watch here for entire speech and Q and A.

Candidates Pledge to be Civil

Click here to see a list of Candidates who pledge to be civil.

MCC Board President Bonny Rodden at The Common Ground Fair

She explained the Council’s activities
and encouraged passersby
to sign the pledge to be civil

Bishop Stephen Lane in support of a living wage for Mainers

At Rally for Decency MCC President Advocates for Civil Discourse

click here to view the full text of Aug. 31, 2016 speech

MCC Statement on Gov. LePage’s Recent Remarks

The Maine Council of Churches, which has a longstanding commitment to promoting civil discourse, is dismayed at Gov. LePage’s recent remarks about race, racial profiling, and his verbal attack on Rep. Drew Gattine.

MCC Board Votes to Endorse Initiative to Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales

The MCC Board voted to publicly endorse the November 2016 ballot initiative to require background checks of all gun sales. Faith communities wishing to add their support can find an endorsement form here.