We Light the Candle of Love

We Light the Candle of Love

The focus of this, the fourth week of Advent, is love.  At Christmas time, it’s tempting to sink into sentimentality and nostalgia as if they were warm, fuzzy slippers and forget that the kind of love the bible talks about (in Hebrew, hesed) is more fierce and courageous than meek and mild.

Protecting Houses Of Worship

Protecting Houses Of Worship


Thursday, March 9, 2023 (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
UMaine Augusta, 46 University Dr., Augusta, ME

10th Anniversary Commemoration of Sandy Hook

10th Anniversary Commemoration of Sandy Hook
This event will begin with a time for solemn remembrance of those who lost their lives and for recognition of their families that will include a Newtown Action Alliance video, speakers who have been directly impacted, and special music.  The second half of the program will focus on gun safety measures proposed by advocacy groups to the Maine state legislature and will conclude by recognizing all those who are working on this issue in our state.

December 7 “Neighbors Need ME” Prayer Vigil

Click for instructions for people planning to come to Augusta on December 7 for the vigil.

Hope is the theme of this first week of Advent. 

And hope is at the center of Giving Tuesday, celebrated each year after the conspicuous consumption of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

November is National Adoption Month and it is an opportunity to increase our awareness about foster care and adoption in Maine. It is a time to celebrate families who have grown through adoption. It is a time to listen and learn from youth who have been adopted. It’s also a time to recognize and advocate for the many local youth who are still waiting for adoptive families.

Conversations We Should Be Having

Wednesday, November 16th, 7pm
North Church, Portsmouth (UCC)
2 Congress Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Beyond the Rainbow Flag: Walking the Walk of Radical Inclusion

In this upcoming October 15 public conversation with Marpheen Chann in Portland, Robertson will describe action steps we all can take to reform our lives to be increasingly inclusive by embracing the full breadth of diversity represented in every single person.

“The 7 Deadly Sins of White Christian Nationalism” Book Group

To continue the conversation about “The 7 Deadly Sins of White Christian Nationalism,” we’re inviting everyone who registered for the event to read the book as part of a book group.  As mentioned during the program, we are delighted… Read More

Promotional Material for Beyond the Rainbow Flag

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