Reflection by Marge Kilkelly

First Parish Church in BrunswickSeptember 17, 2023 I realize that many of my friends are not involved in religion, and some have been injured by religion. I understand that. However, for me, it is a critical part of… Read More

Reflection by Ed Rea

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Cape ElizabethAugust 20, 2023 From the first reading: “I tell you this to break your heart,by which I mean onlythat it break open and never close again to the rest of the world.” When your… Read More

Convocation 2023

Kinship: Re-Weaving the Great Web of Belonging

May is National Foster Care Month!

Maine Needs Foster Families and
Respite Providers Urgently.

Can you refer someone who would
be a great caretaker?

Torture Quiz and Answers

1. In Maine (and elsewhere), which of these terms have been used for “solitary confinement”? (Multiple Choice) Answer:   All these names but one have been used for “solitary confinement”.   The one that is not a name for solitary confinement… Read More


LD 3 An Act to Establish the Winter Energy Relief Payment Program to Aid Residents with High Heating Costs testimony

An action alert for Maine’s faith communities | March 3, 2023

Help Welcome Our Newest Neighbors!

Starting next week, 52 asylum seeking families will be moving out of hotels and into their new homes at West End II apartments in South Portland, thanks to an Avesta project funded by MaineHousing, Cumberland County, and other grants, and financed by the city.  Rents will be covered by some of the $21 million provided by the State Legislature through emergency bill LD3 passed on January 4.



Registration is free

Participants will be able to screen the film online before the panel discussion

Online panel discussion will be Thursday, February 16, noon to 1:00 pm (ET)

Faith-Based Advocacy Series 2023

You are invited to join us for our Faith-Based Advocacy Series 2023! 

Register Here

Choral Director/Co-Director of Music

Job posting7.2.23 First Congregational Church of South Portland is seeking a Choral Director/Co-Director of Music. Please contact for more information. Visit website