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2016 Maine Conference Annual Meeting

The 85th Annual Meeting of the Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ will be held at Gracie Theater, Husson University, Bangor, Maine and will convene at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, October 22, 2016. Items to be voted at this year’s meeting will be the:
• Use of Proceeds from the Sale of the Rockcraft Retreat Center
• Proposed 2017 Conference Budget
• 2017 Compensation Guidelines for Clergy
• Slate of Officers Elect

For More Information & To Register for Annual Meeting, go HERE

The 2017 Recommended Budget is found HERE

Budget Hearings will be held on September 21 (Saco), September 25 (Augusta), September 28 (Bangor), and October 3 (Auburn)

For More Information & To Register for a Budget Hearing, go HERE

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 an on-going series 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 Beth Campbell at We can’t wait to see how your congregation is alive!

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