IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW MAY BE EXPERIENCING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, CALL MAINE’S FREE AND CONFIDENTIAL DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE AT: 1-866-834-HELP, AVAILABLE 24/7 (DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING: 1-800-437-1220). INTERPRETER SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE. THE HELPLINE IS FREE, CONFIDENTIAL,… Read More
Resources to Help Protect Houses of Worship
FROM MCC’S MEMBER DENOMINATIONS Episcopal Church https://www.episcopalchurch.org/ogr/resources-to-respond-to-gun-violence/ Evangelical Lutheran Church in America https://www.elca.org/60days Presbyterian Church USA https://www.presbyterianmission.org/ministries/peacemaking/gun-violence-resources/ https://www.pcusa.org/resource/gun-violence-prevention-congregational-toolk-21231/ Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) https://www.fcnl.org/issues/gun-violence-prevention Unitarian Universalist Association https://www.uua.org/liberty/guns United Church of Christ https://www.ucc.org/understanding-the-issues/gun-violence/ United Methodist Church https://www.umc.org/en/content/ways-united-methodists-can-take-a-stand-against-gun-violence
What It Is and How We Can Respond LEARN MORE: Take time to educate yourself, your family, and your faith community about the ideologies that the perpetrator of the May 2022 shooting in Buffalo espoused. While some may… Read More
Today we are releasing “At the Threshold: Congregations and Their Buildings in the Time of COVID-19,” a set of recommendations for Maine’s churches as they begin discerning how and when to re-open their buildings for in-person worship services.