MCC Blog

Voices of Color – Week #4

This is the fourth installment in our “Voices of Color” series. As our nation’s attention is turned to the race-based oppression and privilege that plague us, many in the white community are seeking ways to stand in trustworthy… Read More

Voices of Color – Week # 3

This is the third installment in our “Voices of Color” series. As our nation’s attention is turned to the race-based oppression and privilege that plague us, many in the white community are seeking ways to stand in trustworthy… Read More

Voices of Color – Week # 2

This is the second installment in our “Voices of Color” series. As our nation’s attention is turned to the race-based oppression and privilege that plague us, many in the white community are seeking ways to stand in trustworthy… Read More

Voices of Color – Week #1

As our nation’s attention is turned to the race-based oppression and privilege that plague us, many in the white community are seeking ways to stand in trustworthy solidarity with our siblings of color.  We at the Maine Council… Read More

FROM MAINE’S PULPITS ON PENTECOST 2020

COVID-19 isn’t the only epidemic threatening the well-being of our nation right now.  The other is racism—structural and implicit, personal and overt—policies and ideologies that prolong the violence, suffering, injustice and inequity engendered by more than four centuries… Read More

MCC Blog May 22, 2020

Think About (Yet Another!) COVID19-Induced Pivot Why not move your church’s mission trip in-state this summer? Did your congregation have to cancel plans for an out-of-state mission trip this summer due to the pandemic?  Why not explore the… Read More

MCC Blog April 24, 2020

There is no going back, is there?  Do we really want to return to what was “normal” anyway—should “normalcy” really be our goal here?  Should we be asking, “How could this pandemic emergency end up helping the church survive?”  Or should we… Read More

HOW CAN CHURCHES CONTINUE TO MEET COMMUNITY NEEDS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC?

Does your church run a food pantry? Provide community meals? Operate an essentials pantry, shelter, health clinic or clothing closet? Join with others to discuss best practices for continuing to meet community needs during the COVID-19 emergency. The… Read More

IMPORTANT FAITH LEADER STATEMENT

The bishops and other leaders of our denominations have issued an official statement about COVID-19.

MCC Blog Feb. 28, 2020

All voters may vote on the Special Referendum Ballot on Tuesday. Please Vote NO on Question 1 Maine Voices: Traditions of faith, science both encourage vaccination – vote ‘no’ on 1 The God of Christianity, Judaism and Islam has… Read More