Maine Conference United Church of Christ
Open and Affirming Statement
Recognizing the foundational importance of the prayer of Jesus, “That they may all be one” (John 17:21), we welcome all people into the full life, leadership, and ministry of the Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ. We recognize that each of us offers our own unique perspectives, experiences, gifts, and talents in support of the work of The Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ irrespective of physical differences or artificially constructed social divisions. To that end, we affirm the rights and responsibilities of full participation in the ministry of The Maine Conference of The United Church of Christ of people of any sexual orientation or expression, gender identity or expression, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, marital standing, physical and mental health status, economic status, family structure, or any other label that would seek to divide rather than to unite.
Open and Affirming (ONA) Resources
MEUCC ALIVE! is periodically published in our weekly All-Conference E-mail (ACE) about the many vital and vibrant ministries of the churches of the Maine Conference, UCC. We welcome submissions and suggestions of articles (send us your pictures too). Our focus will be on those churches that are doing a new thing! Let’s share our stories, good ideas, and talk about experiments that have succeeded (and those that have failed!). Send your articles or ideas to Anne Hodgman at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can’t wait to see how your congregation is alive!
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2016 Maine Conference Annual Meeting
For information about the Maine Conference Annual Meeting, which was held on October 22, 2016 at Husson University in Bangor, go HERE