Environmental Justice

Despite our diverse histories and traditions, the member denominations of the Maine Council of Churches share a vision that we humans have an obligation to protect and nurture God’s creations, from the smallest microbes in the sea to… Read More

Environmental Priorities Coalition 2017 Legislative Breakfast

Environmental Priorities Coalition 2017 Legislative Breakfast Tuesday, January 17th 7:30-9:30 AM Hall of Flags Don’t miss your chance to find out what’s in store for Maine’s environment this legislative session! Please join us for breakfast to learn about the… Read More

Fishes and Loaves: The covenant between land and sea

Congregations interested in exploring more deeply the connection between the health of the ocean and the health of Maine’s local economy and people might consider offering our “Fishes and Loaves” program. This 4-part series of videos, personal and… Read More

Food and Faith

Food is perhaps our most fundamental connection to the earth and to each other. The creation stories of Genesis speak of the abundance of the earth and the perils of ignoring its limits. Jesus used meals as an… Read More

Homeless Persons Annual Memorial Vigil

Portland’s Homeless Persons Annual Memorial Vigil
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Lewiston-Auburn Candlelight Vigil
4:30 to 5:30 pm
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Interfaith Prayer Vigil for a Moral Budget

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 11:30am—12:15pm
Hall of Flags, State House, Augusta
Leaders from Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Quaker and Unitarian Universalist communities around the state will lead prayer.

LD 866-Aging Bill

  Maine Council of Aging’s LD 886 – a carryover bill to increase direct care worker funding that has been amended. Click here to read bill  

Living for 32 Event Poster

Film Viewing and Discussion: “Living for 32” The inspirational story of one of the survivors of the shooting massacre at Virginia Tech in April 2007 MINNIE BROWN CENTER Tuesday, March 22, 7:00pm Doors open at 6:30pm 906 Washington… Read More

Love Thy Neighbor: Feed the Hungry

The program is a “Study Circles” modeled program. It comes with detailed instructions, videos, and suggested research and press articles and suggestions for prayer. Forms for facilitators are also available. There are three of options for delivery of… Read More

Maine Catholics travel to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis

On Thursday afternoon, September 24th, Bishop Robert Deeley (left) of the Diocese of Portland waits for the train to the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia with Cardinal Seán O’Malley, OFM Cap., Archbishop of Boston.