The Maine Council of Churches issued a statement to the media on Nov. 12 calling out another instance of incivility and prejudice in the Lewiston mayoral race.
On November 10, a diverse crowd gathered at USM’s Abromson Center to commemorate the fifty-year anniversary “Nostra Aetate” (In Our Time), a groundbreaking declaration acknowledging that the beliefs and practices of other religions often reflect a ray of that Truth which illuminates all human beings.
More than 75 people from a variety of faith traditions joined the Maine Council of Churches and the National Religious Partnership for the Environment in a multi-faith forum, “Caring for Our Common Home,” at Bowdoin College on Oct. 25th.
Statement from the Executive Director and Board of Directors regarding recent events in Lewiston’s mayoral race
MCC leaders wrote to Maine’s major newspapers today condemning the recent racist attack on a mayoral candidate in Lewiston, unequivocally denouncing the racism and calling for civil discourse in the elections process.
The Maine Humanities Council, in partnership with the Portland Museum of Art (PMA), the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, and the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, is hosting a one-day forum called “Communicating Climate Change,” on Saturday, October… Read More
The Maine Council of Churches has named Rev. Jane Field as its new Executive Director
The Maine Council of Churches Sponsors a Multi-Faith Dialogue on “Care for Our Common Home” Sunday, October 25 at Bowdoin College
Presenters from diverse faith communities will lead dialogue on climate change and social justice in response to Pope Francis’ recent eco-justice encyclical.
Members of Maine’s religious community reacted Sept. 23 with deep concern to a proposed ballot initiative that threatens the safety and well-being of low-income Mainers and masks the underlying economic issues that cause poverty in our state.
The Falmouth ecumenical clergy invite the public to a series of discussions on “Earth, Our Common Home,” led by clergy from various denominations and inspired by the Pope’s new teaching letter and concern about climate change.
Dr. Donna Beegle to lead “Pathways to Prosperity,” a hands-on conference to eradicate poverty, in Bridgton on Oct. 16.