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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 …

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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Registration for 2021 Faith-Based Advocacy Days

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 ….

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.

Faith Based Advocacy Series

http://mainecouncilofchurches.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Faith-Based-Advocacy-Series-Legislators-Sheet1.pdf

Register Today for EAD 2021!

We are delighted to announce that registration for our 2021 Virtual Ecumenical Advocacy Days Conference is now open!

Join us on April 18 – 21, 2021 for the opportunity to advocate for climate justice and support the global movement centered and led by people and communities most vulnerable to climate impacts due to historic racial and colonial inequalities. #EAD2021 hopes to passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity, and beloved community.

White Supremacy in 2021: Putting Violent Extremists on Trial

White Supremacy in 2021: Putting Violent Extremists on Trial

Tuesday, May 25th — 7:00 pm ET

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SAVE THE DATE

Online Meeting for Maine’s Faith Leaders with Dr. Nirav Shah of the CDC
Thursday, June 3, 2:30-3:30pm

Be sure to save the date on your calendar–Zoom link and other info will be coming soon for this important information session on how Maine’s faith communities can work to overcome vaccine hesitancy, how churches can be sites for pop-up vaccination clinics, and how faith leaders can talk to their congregants to dispel disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Co-hosted by the Maine Council of Churches and Maine DHHS.

Save the Date – 9/22/21

On- line seminar addressing hate crimes against LGBTQ and APPI. This event will be co hosted with the USDOJ and the State Attorney General’s office