15 July 2020

MeckMIN Anti-Racism Trainings led by Rev. LeDayne McLeese Polaski

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MeckMIN offers a variety of trainings which could contribute to your understanding of the work of anti-racism. All are led or co-led by Executive Director Rev. LeDayne McLeese Polaski. LeDayne is a Christian pastor ordained in the Baptist tradition who has extensive training and experience in Conflict Transformation as well as Trauma Awareness and Resilience. […]

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2 July 2020

July 2 Faith, Community and Nonprofit Leader Meeting

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We had another good meeting today. Thanks to all who came — and thanks to all who cannot come but watch the recordings and/or read the minutes.  Here’s some feedback from two first-time attendees:  This was my first time attending the Meck-Min Thursday zoom session.  What a great idea!  Thanks for pulling the community together […]

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11 June 2020

Faith, Community and Nonprofit Leader Meeting June 11, 2020

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MeckMIN Leader Meeting Minutes June 11, 2020 37 participants  OPENING PRAYER   Spirit of Life, help us to remember: the task now is not “to find a new normal.” Northing is normal when this many people are dying, have died, leaving how many mourners, and how many more? Nothing is normal in this sickness and this […]

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30 May 2020

MeckMIN Statement on Racism in America

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As people of faith, we mourn in outrage over the completely unnecessary loss of George Floyd, Sean Reed, Ahmaud Arbery, William Green and the countless other unarmed black people murdered by police officers and other armed men across the country. Scripture and faith conviction call us to compassion and mercy, especially in places of authority. […]

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22 May 2020

Caring for Our Communities and Neighbors Together

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Many of our member congregations have joined together on this statement proclaiming that love of neighbor will guide our decisions about how and when our faith communities will come together face to face again. Though signatures are no longer being collected, you are welcome and encouraged to use this language in your communications and to […]

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