Uncategorized

MAINE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES 2019 ADVOCACY DAYS Keynote Address The Rev. Dr. James Gertmenian March 24, 2019 If you’ve seen posters for today’s event, you know that the announced title for this talk is:  “Speak Your Mind Even… Read More

The Faith Community’s Response to the Overdose Crisis

Tuesday, May 21, 10am-3pm
First Universalist Church
Auburn, Maine
Advanced Registration Required

Voices of Faith and the Faithful in Maine

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
University of Souhtern Maine – Hannaford Hall
Please join us for a special reception and lecture series to honor the social justice ministry of Bishop Stephen T. Lane on the occasion of his retirement from the Episcopal Diocese of Maine. Hear from leading voices how current politics are changing religious attitudes and how religious behaviors are changing politics.

Brave Change: Courageous Churches is a one-day gathering for those who want to bravely lead change in their church with prayerful planning.

Whether it is grappling with helping our communities make sense of the large-scale reality of shifts in the global climate, the challenges of the opioid epidemic, or navigating the everyday ups and downs of contemporary congregational life, as leaders in ministry we intimately know that we are serving in moments of powerful, disruptive transformation.
Click here for event and registration details.

The full civil, political and economic rights of every person regardless of race, creed, gender expression, or sexual orientation

We begin and end with the conviction that all persons are equally valued by God, and we advocate for a society that values the sacred worth of every person – no exceptions. Remembering that both the Hebrew and… Read More

2019 Faith-Based Advocacy Days

Building peace with justice,
Guiding justice with love

Monday, March 25 and
Tuesday, March 26 in Augusta

Click the image to the left to learn more and register

JEWISH CONGREGATIONS IN MAINE

    JEWISH CONGREGATIONS IN MAINE (This list is likely incomplete—please let us know about those we’ve missed) Bet Ha’am Rabbi Jared Saks 81 Westbrook Street South Portland 207-879-0028 www.bethaam.org https://www.facebook.com/BetHaam Temple Beth El Rabbi Carolyn Braun 400… Read More

Saturday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m.

All Tickets: $20 General Admission Box Office opens at 6 p.m. Tickets available at the door or online at mwamconcerts.com.
On Saturday, October 13th, Betty and Noel Paul Stookey will give a performance of “One Light Many Candles” at the North Windham Union Church starting at 7pm. “One Light, Many Candles” is a multi-faith program in word and song reflecting the diversity and integrity of individual faith seeking a global spiritual community.

Ending Hunger in Maine — Creative Solutions

Union Church to host panel discussion on ending hunger in Maine, 7th worst state in the nation and falling.

A Moral Response to the Opioid Epidemic: An Interfaith Vigil

Join us on Wednesday, April 11, 8:30 a.m. – Noon, at the Maine State House in Augusta. People of faith are invited to join us in a prayerful witness to the need for compassion and funding so that Mainers affected by the opioid crisis can receive treatment, benefit from harm reduction measures, and gain access to insurance through the expansion of Medicaid.  Stand with us as we line the halls of the State House in silent witness to the 418 lives lost to overdose in Maine last year.  Then join your voices with ours in prayer and song in the rotunda as we call for a moral budget that saves lives and offers hope.