Churches encouraged to get ready, share plans, for 9/11 anniversary
Minister & President Jim Antal calls on churches engage with the 9/11 anniversary, and to take part in the Massachusetts Remembers interfaith event on the Hatch Shell in Boston,
The Commission on Ecumenism and Interfaith Relations has put together a list of resources for churches to use in their efforts to commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
"The Commission hopes that your congregation will plan worship and programming...
Prayers urged in response to events in Egypt, Uganda
The Massachusetts Conference's Commission on Ecumenism is encouraging churches to join in prayer to seek God's presence amid the upheavals in Egypt. while the Conference's Open and Affirming Task Force is urging prayer and advocacy in response to a murdered Ugandan activist.
The Commission on Ecumenism is encouraging congregations to support Christians in the Coptic Orthodox Church in North America as they embark on a three-day period of prayer and fasting during this time of...
Two MACUCC churches lead protest, close accounts, at Bank of America
From the Greater Boston Interfaith Organization:
On November 17, 2010, 113 religious leaders from across Greater Boston gathered in front of Bank of America’s Government Center branch to protest the bank’s usurious lending practices by moving their money. At the gathering, 136 individuals (represented by leaders of their religious institutions) as well as heads of two major religious institutions - Hope Central Church in Boston and First Church in Cambridge, UCC – closed...