Recent news

National Commission on Hunger to Host Public Forum in Portland on July 30

The Maine Council of Churches is collaborating with the the National Hunger Commission and several other partners to host a public hearing in Portland on July 30, 2015 from 8:30 am – 4 pm at the University of Southern Maine’s Wishcamper Center, Lee Community Hall.

We are Maine Rally!

We are Maine Rally!

Bread for the World

Bread for the World, a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s leaders to end hunger at home and abroad, becomes a partner with the Maine Council of Churches. Meet their Executive Director, Alexander Wheelwright.

U.S. Sen. Collins Urges Civil Discourse in Politics

U.S. Sen. Collins decries hyperpartisanship, urges civil discourse in politics, in a speech at the University of Maine.

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Visits Maine

Episcopal Presiding Bishop celebrates the 125th anniversary of Saint Mary’s Church in Falmouth.

Third Annual Restorative Justice Think Tank

When: June 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.
Where: Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland
FMI: www.rjimaine.org

Standing shoulder to shoulder

Representatives from different faiths ranging from Episcopalian to Hindu, Jewish to Muslim, came together recently at the University of Southern Maine to denounce religious violence and to stand together, shoulder to shoulder, in support of tolerance for other people’s beliefs.

Discussing the Point in Time Survey

Scott Tibbets, Maine State Housing Authority, and Jerry Dewitt, Tri-County Mental Health, recently attended the Maine Council of Churches board of directors meeting in Brunswick, Maine, to inform the churches of the state how they can help in the Point in Time Survey to be conducted January 28, 2015.