In her latest blog post, Executive Director Rev. Jane Field comments on the need for civil discourse in politics, now more than ever.
From the Executive Director The Maine Council of Churches would like to add its voice to those of the Maine Hospital Association, the Maine Sheriffs Association, the Maine Chiefs of Police Association, and nearly 60 percent of recently… Read More
Read our Executive Director’s latest blog post, “You were once strangers.”
Read the latest blog post from our Executive Director, Rev. Jane Field, reflecting on the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
MCC Executive Director, Rev. Jane Field, offered the prayer to the Maine House of Representatives for the opening of the Legislative session on Jan. 6, and board members distributed letters to all senators and representatives urging civil discourse.
By Rev. Jane Field, Executive Director In the wake of recent events in Burundi, San Bernardino, Mali, Colorado Springs, Syria, and so many other places around our state, our nation and our world, a denominational judicatory head called… Read More
At its November 20 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Maine Council of Churches voted to publicly denounce Gov. LePage’s statement about Syrian refugees coming to Maine. Sample letters are available for congregations that want to take action.
From the Executive Director At its November 20th meeting, the Maine Council of Churches Board voted to publicly decry Gov. Paul LePage’s pronouncement earlier this week that he would “adamantly oppose any attempt by the federal government to… Read More
While the Maine Council of Churches neither endorses nor opposes candidates for office, we do take a clear stand in favor of civil discourse in elections and governance, and a clear stand against prejudice and bias.
The first week of October, the week that I began my tenure as the new Executive Director of MCC, began with World Communion Sunday. Begun in 1933 and endorsed by the National Council of Churches in 1940, it’s… Read More