MCC Blog

MCC BOARD ANNNOUNCES EXPANSION OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION

With unanimous support from its seven member denominations, the Board of Directors of the Maine Council of Churches has expanded the position of its Executive Director from part-time to full-time, effective August 1, 2021, for a designated term of… Read More

Letter to the editor: Maine people of faith should get vaccinated

Loving both God and neighbor means we must do all we can to protect those around us from the coronavirus. from the Portland Press Herald Opinion August, 28. 2021  This week’s headlines – “Under siege, hospitals plead with Mainers:… Read More

The Giving Winds Capital Campaign: 15-Years of Partnership

Our guest blog this week comes from our respected colleagues at Four Directions Development Corporation, a nonprofit Native American Community Development Financial Institution providing loans and free financial education services to tribes and tribal members in Maine. The Giving Winds Capital Campaign:… Read More

Maine Faith Leaders with Dr. Shah and Maine DHHS

Recording of the Online Meeting of Maine Faith Leaders with Dr. Shah and Maine DHHS from June 3 This important information session on how Maine’s faith communities can work to overcome vaccine hesitancy, how churches can be sites for… Read More

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ALERT:

Dear Friends, The Maine State Legislature is in an intense sprint to the end of this session.  Committees have completed their work and dozens of bills are coming to the floor of the House and Senate for votes every single… Read More

Urge Maine’s Senators to Protect Democracy

In collaboration with MUUSAN, the Maine Episcopal Diocese, and NETWORKlobby.org, Maine Council of Churches is inviting laity and clergy throughout Maine to sign a petition from people of faith urging Senator King and Senator Collins to support S.1, the… Read More

Urgent Action Alert on LD 2

MCC Member Denomination, the Episcopal Diocese of Maine, has issued the following urgent action alert on LD 2, an important bill that MCC also supports.  We need faith-based advocates to contact their legislators TODAY to let them know we support… Read More

2021 Faith-Based Advocacy Series

Registration Now Open for MCC’s 2021Faith-Based Advocacy SeriesWe Hope You’ll Join Us! This year, MCC has adapted our traditional Faith-Based Advocacy “Days” training event into a four-part online series, to be held Tuesday evenings, 6-7:30pm, February 23, March 16, April… Read More

Three Weeks Ago…

Three weeks ago, white supremacist terrorists, incited by the outgoing President and others who promulgated lies about a “stolen” election, attacked the U.S. Capitol Building.  Congress was in session to certify the electoral college votes and declare Joseph… Read More

MLK

This year on Martin Luther King Day, the Maine Council of Churches is collaborating with The BTS Center to offer a public online reading of Dr. King’s 1963 Letter from a Birmingham Jail. The event, called “Committed to Listen,” will be available… Read More