MCC in the News
As lawmakers move ahead in the budget process, we pray they will vote for the vulnerable and voiceless. BY BONNY RODDEN / SPECIAL TO THE PRESS HERALD FALMOUTH — There’s an inconvenient truth when it comes to cutting taxes: You… Read More
Fowsia Musse during a recent Communities Against Hate meeting in Lewiston.
by SUSAN SHARON / MAINE PUBLIC / NOV 6, 2017
from the Portland Press Herald, August 3, 2017 Sen. Susan Collins deserves our thanks for putting people above politics. By bucking her political party and voting along with Sen. Angus King to oppose the “skinny repeal” of the… Read More
from the Maine Beacon, June 25, 2017Members of Faith in Public Life and Mainers for Accountable Leadership rallied in Portland’s Lobsterman Park on Friday to urge Senator Susan Collins to oppose the Republican health care repeal plan. “Speaking… Read More
Maine Compass: The moral case for Mainecare We can’t sit back and watch as an important part of the safety net is dismantled.
The Kennebec Journal, May 17, 2017 Whenever I find myself in a confusing situation that requires a decision, I find it helpful to fall back on simple moral truths, such as “don’t forget to say please and thank… Read More
from the Bangor Daily News, Opinion, 5/8/2017 The Maine Council of Churches strongly supports all efforts to fully fund drug and alcohol treatment programs in Maine. In the early 1930s, when people addicted to drugs and alcohol were… Read More
The Sun Journal, Tuesday, January 31 Maine Catholic Bishop Robert Deeley and other religious leaders in Maine condemned President Donald Trump’s ban on some Muslim countries, saying it goes against Christian teachings and what the country stands for…. Read More
Bangor Daily News, Jan. 30, 2017 Religious leaders in Maine on Sunday and Monday condemned President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim nations.
When our newsletter arrived in your mailbox, it was probably nestled in amongst many December fundraising appeals from non-profits and charities asking for your donation. As you consider your end-of-year giving, please keep the Maine Council of Churches… Read More
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 …