Imagine inviting God to slow you down and teach you how to rest this Lenten season. I wonder how this invitation might shape your discipline and practice in surprising ways.
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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We Light the Candle of Joy
The December I was 6 years old I had some unfinished business with Santa Claus. My mother took my brother and me to go see Santa at the mall and when it was my turn, I climbed into his lap, looked at him sternly and said, “Why did you put a rotten orange in my stocking last Christmas?”
We Light the Candle of Peace
During the second week of Advent, we light the candle of peace. We read the prophet Isaiah’s vision of a peaceable (click to read more…)
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The Eleanor Humes Haney Fund, a generous supporter of MCC over the years, has been renamed the Haney-Leighton Fund in honor of Deborah Boies Leighton, a tireless advocate for the Fund and for radical social change. Debbie, Elly’s life partner, died August 14, 2021, at the age… Read More
MCC has partnered with the Maine office of the U.S. Attorney, Maine Emergency Management Agency, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency who are offering a forum to assist local congregations in Maine… Read More
WHY HAVE WE ASKED REV. DR. CARTER HEYWARD TO TEACH US ABOUT HER NEW BOOK, The 7 Deadly Sins of White Christian Nationalism
WHY HAVE WE ASKED REV. DR. CARTER HEYWARD TO TEACH US ABOUT HER NEW BOOK, The 7 Deadly Sins of White Christian Nationalism ? In 2019, the hate group Maine For Mainers (named as an homage to a Ku Klux… Read More
The 2nd session of the 130th Legislature and our Public Policy Committee “Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month,… Read More