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Faith Communities Adapt to COVID-19: How Different Religious Groups Are Reacting To the Crisis

By Cindy Han • Apr 7, 2020 How are people in Maine of different faiths adapting to the changes brough on by COVID-19? Major religious holidays are being marked in new ways during the current crisis. We talk… Read More

MCC Invites you to RING BELLS

DURING THIS HOLY WEEK AND EASTER LIKE NO OTHER
THE MAINE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

INVITES YOU TO RING BELLS

AT 3:00PM ON GOOD FRIDAY

2020 National Gathering & Lobby Day

Virtual Ecumenical Advocacy Days Webinar, April 27, 1PM

UNTO DUST: Photographing Strangers and Secret Beauty

22 Years of Ash Wednesday Street Portraits by Greg Miller
Thursday, February 6, 7:00pm
The BTS Center, 97 India Street, Portland, Maine

On March 3rd, you can protect all Maine’s children from deadly diseases by voting NO on Question 1.

March 3 – REMEMBER TO VOTE! Even if you’re not a registered Democrat voting in the primary that day, it’s still important to go to the polls and vote no on 1 to protect Maine’s children.

8th Annual Faith Community Connecting for Substance-Free Youth Forum

When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 from 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Where: Pineland Farms, Conference Center, 16 Pineland Drive, New Gloucester
Who: Faith Community Representatives, Faith Leaders, Youth Leaders and others who influence youth

The 2020 Census MAINE IS COUNTING ON OUR FAITH COMMUNITIES!

Communities of faith have an important role to play in the 2020 Census. Among the most trusted voices here in Maine, your support will be instrumental in ensuring a complete count.   Here in Maine, where we don’t always… Read More

MAY YOUR DAYS BE MERRY AND BRIGHT

During this holiday season, we at the Maine Council of Churches wish you and your loved ones the Advent blessings of hope, peace, joy and love. We pray for the families, congregations and communities of Maine: that our hope for a better tomorrow is sustained, that our homes and streets are peaceful and safe, that the joy in our hearts is sheltered and nurtured, and that love of neighbor shapes both the gifts we receive and those we give. In this bleak midwinter, when earth stands hard as iron, and water like a stone, when snow is falling, snow on snow on snow, let us remember together that astonishing wonders can unfold in the unlikeliest of places, against all odds, and let us repeat that sounding joy to the world!

MCC Blog November 22, 2019

The Maine Council of Churches would like to add its voice to that of Professor Abe Peck of USM (Portland Press Herald, November 9, 2019) in denouncing a group that purports to be “Christian” but hides behind a… Read More

“Bridge and Connect: First Annual Maine Human Rights Summit”

at August Civic Center, December 10
“Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status.