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First Week of Lent 2023
On the first Sunday of Lent, we hear the story of how Jesus was tempted by the devil after his 40 days and 40 nights of fasting in the wilderness.
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In 1926, historian and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson began the observance of “Negro History Week.” Woodson, who held a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Harvard University, recognized that Black people were underrepresented in the books and scholarly communication that had shaped the dominant culture’s narrative of American history.
Monday, January 16, 2023
12:15 pm (Eastern) • Online
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AND save the date of Wed. Dec. 7th for the Prayer Vigil in Augusta.
Resources to Help Protect Houses of Worship
A conversation with author and theologian Carter Heyward
Co-hosted by the Maine Council of Churches and The BTS Center
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
4:00 pm-5:30 pm (Eastern) • Online
On July 14th, the U.S. House passed HR 6707, Advancing Equality for Wabanaki Nations Act, with strong bipartisan support, 277-150, as part of the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
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Whether you read the print edition that arrives in your mailbox, or the digital version available through the link, you’ll see that we let our work speak for itself through our newsletter. The articles tell the story better than any fundraising appeal ever could: the Maine Council of Churches makes a difference—in the life of our congregations, in the lives of people of faith and good will, and in the lives of our most vulnerable neighbors who need trusted allies and advocates to stand with them for justice, compassion and peace.
Mainers find ways to send aid and support to the people of Ukraine
MCC Executive Director Jane Field was a VIP caller on Maine Calling, 4/28/2022
Click here to listen or download it wherever you get your podcasts.