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When our newsletter arrived in your mailbox, it was probably nestled in amongst many December fundraising appeals from non-profits and charities asking for your donation.  As you consider your end-of-year giving, please keep the Maine Council of Churches… Read More

A faith-based call to undo decades of over-criminalization, mass incarceration

From the Bangor Daily News, January 28, 2016 Click here to read the article.

A Faith-Based Perspective on the Need for Medicaid Expansion in Maine

Thursday, November 2  |  7pm
Woodfords Congregational Church, U.C.C. (202 Woodford Street, Portland)

A Maine Pledge To Protect the Civil Rights of Immigrants

A Maine Pledge To Protect the Civil Rights of Immigrants

An Ecumenical Singing Celebration of Thanksgiving

On Wednesday, November 26, at 7:00pm, at St. Luke’s Cathedral (143 State Street), clergy and laity from many of Portland’s churches will gather to sing and reflect on the meaning of Thanksgiving. All are welcome at this ecumenical Thanksgiving celebration—please come!

Be a Good Apple! Local Foods Covenant Project

The average plate of food in Maine has traveled more than 1800 miles. Most foods today are produced on large, highly mechanized farms, using toxic petroleum-based herbicides and pesticides and employing underpaid and poor workers for some of… Read More

Commentary: Falsehoods, vitriol may win elections, but they throw democracy for a loss

The Maine Council of Churches reminds voters that effectiveness is never a litmus test for morality. From The Portland Press Herald, September, 2016, click here to read the full article.

Communion with Local Elements

We invite Maine congregations to participate in a Communion Sunday initiative that brings us together in spirit and provides a connection between our body and soul, our food and faith. We invite you to use locally produced wine,… Read More

Conservation

https://www.youtube.com/embed/4JEtq3oM0w8 The Maine Council of Churches has decided that one of the most effective ways to reduce our churches’ reliance on fossil fuels is to help them conserve energy. The Council is committed to working on a program… Read More

Day-Long Restorative Justice Workshop: What is Yours to Do?

Restorative Justice in Maine (RJIME) is excited to welcome to Maine two amazing and inspirational leaders,  Mr. Lyndon Harris and Mr. David LaMotte of North Carolina.   Wednesday, March 23, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Bowdoin College, Brunswick–Main Lounge, Moulton Union Cost… Read More