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Maine Council of Churches Stands in Solidarity With Our Muslim Sisters and Brothers

As people of faith, we condemn the Supreme Court decision to uphold the administration’s travel ban on people from several mostly Muslim countries

Denominations Condemn Separation Of Families

The Maine Council of Churches opposes, in the strongest terms, the policy of separating children from their parents at the southern US border and is grateful that President Trump has issued an executive order ending the practice after an outcry from leaders

MCC Executive Director condemns Use of Romans 13

Executive Director condemned the U.S. Attorney General for using Romans 13 as a defense to justify separating children and their parents at the southern border.
See Portland Press Herald story

HOW LONG, O LORD?

As congregations here in Maine gathered to mark the beginning of Lent with the sign of ashes—ashes that remind us of our mortality and of our need for repentance—students, teachers, administrators, families and first responders in Parkland and Coral Springs, Florida, suffered a horrific and unthinkable tragedy

Protecting God’s Creation

MCC Board President Bonny Rodden and Rep. Betty Austin discuss solar and food waste bills at the Environmental Priorities Coalition breakfast at the Statehouse.

Maine Faith Leaders: GOP Tax Plan ‘Neither Just Nor Moral’

The rally comes as the Senate prepares to vote on the bill later this week.

Initiative Aims To Clear Up Stereotypes, Misconceptions About New Mainers

Fowsia Musse during a recent Communities Against Hate meeting in Lewiston.
by SUSAN SHARON / MAINE PUBLIC / NOV 6, 2017