https://www.youtube.com/embed/4JEtq3oM0w8 The Maine Council of Churches has decided that one of the most effective ways to reduce our churches’ reliance on fossil fuels is to help them conserve energy. The Council is committed to working on a program… Read More
We invite Maine congregations to participate in a Communion Sunday initiative that brings us together in spirit and provides a connection between our body and soul, our food and faith. We invite you to use locally produced wine,… Read More
The average plate of food in Maine has traveled more than 1800 miles. Most foods today are produced on large, highly mechanized farms, using toxic petroleum-based herbicides and pesticides and employing underpaid and poor workers for some of… Read More
Congregations interested in exploring more deeply the connection between the health of the ocean and the health of Maine’s local economy and people might consider offering our “Fishes and Loaves” program. This 4-part series of videos, personal and… Read More
The program is a “Study Circles” modeled program. It comes with detailed instructions, videos, and suggested research and press articles and suggestions for prayer. Forms for facilitators are also available. There are three of options for delivery of… Read More
Food is perhaps our most fundamental connection to the earth and to each other. The creation stories of Genesis speak of the abundance of the earth and the perils of ignoring its limits. Jesus used meals as an… Read More
Despite our diverse histories and traditions, the member denominations of the Maine Council of Churches share a vision that we humans have an obligation to protect and nurture God’s creations, from the smallest microbes in the sea to… Read More
Rooted in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, our mission is to inspire congregations and persons of faith to unite in good works that build a culture of justice, compassion and peace.