Greetings! On behalf of our 153 churches and 14,000 members, welcome to the Maine Conference, UCC website. We are part of the United Church of Christ, dedicated to a vision “United in Christ, A Just World for All.” We worship a Still Speaking God, knowing that God is constantly revealing more light and truth to our beautiful and hurting world.
Our mission priorities are nurturing leaders, supporting vitality in our churches, living out our Oneness in Christ, and doing the work of Justice, Peace and caring for God’s creation. Our churches are in all parts of this gorgeous State, from Fort Kent to Kittery, from Machias to Bethel. Our congregations are mostly smaller in membership, and always expansive in mission and ministry. We are centers of our communities and beacons of light to our neighbors.
We are a Just Peace, Open and Affirming Conference, extending an extravagant welcome to all. We welcome all people into the full life, leadership, and ministry of the Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ. Our Anti-Racism Team and Earthcare and Spirituality Team lead us in program and advocacy for racial justice and care of God’s creation. Our Honduras Partnership provides opportunities for learning and growing in understanding of issues of justice far beyond our borders.
We pray that you will find information and resources here that are helpful to your ministries!
Blessings and peace,
Rev. Deborah Blood, Conference Minister
Vision of The Maine Conference UCC
Building a loving and faithful community – respecting, challenging, empowering and supporting one another – that follows Christ into the world to the glory of God for the benefit of all.
Mission of the Maine Conference UCC
Moving Forward Together for the Love of God and the World