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Registration for 2021 Faith-Based Advocacy Days

Committed to Listen

A public reading of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter From a Birmingham Jail

Monday, January 18
12:15 pm (Eastern)via Zoom and Facebook Live

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Save the Dates!

Mark your calendars for our upcoming four-part online series designed to inspire and equip Mainers of faith to become advocates for public policies that promote peace built with justice and justice guided by love. Each session will include ….

Staying Safe Faithfully

As the numbers of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 continue to surge here in Maine, across our nation, and around the world, MCC has partnered with Rev. Dr. Marvin Ellison (formerly of Bangor Theological Seminary) to produce a video featuring faith leaders from across our state calling on congregations, persons of all faiths and no faith to “Stay Safe Faithfully” by wearing face masks and …

Anti-Racism: LD2094

“An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force on Changes to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Implementing Act” (Tribal Sovereignty) MCC supports the work and recommendations of the Permanent Commission on the Status of Racial, Indigenous and Maine… Read More

PRESS RELEASE

The Maine Council of Churches is calling on Maine’s Congressional delegation to insist on a timely and orderly transition of government.

As a non-partisan organization of seven denominations who represent 434 congregations and 55,000 members in Maine, the Council has long advocated for civil discourse and integrity in our public servants. The Council does not support or oppose political candidates but focuses instead on the principles and values at stake in elections and public service.

Conscience and Hope

A panel discussion on how the principles and teachings of different faith traditions (Christianity, Judaism, and Islam) aid their followers’ discernment on political issues, especially in a an election year.
Featuring Bishop Robert Deeley & Suzanne Lafreniere (Catholic Diocese of Portland), Rev. Jane Field (Maine Council of Churches), Rabbi Carolyn Braun (Temple Beth El), and Councilman Pious Ali.
Watch the live stream on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SJCCFS/posts/183404650010257.
Sponsored by the Saint Joseph’s College Center for Faith and Spirituality.

Convocation Reimagined

Convocation Reimagined

Engaged Hope: Grounded Leadership in an Era of Ecological Emergency

September 24-25, 2020

Voices of Color – Week #1

As our nation’s attention is turned to the race-based oppression and privilege that plague us, many in the white community are seeking ways to stand in trustworthy solidarity with our siblings of color.  We at the Maine Council… Read More

MCC Executive Dir. Jane Field appeared on Saint Joseph’s college podcast “The Grace of Community in a Time of Crisis”

In this episode we discuss how faith communities can remain resilient in a time of crisis. The guest is Rev. Jane Field. Rev. Field is the pastor at Faith Lutheran Church in Windham, Maine. She is also the… Read More