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Here you will find the latest updates from the Minnesota Council of Churches

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Hello Faith Leaders;


The Minnesota Council of Churches acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota People. We are in close proximity to the territories of the Anishinabe and Ho-Chunk peoples.

Two new communions have moved to manifest the unity of the body of Christ and build the common good in the world by joining the now-27 historic black, traditional peace, Orthodox, Pentacostal and Protestant judicatories that make up the

The Coronavirus pandemic has created uncertainty and a new set of difficulties for living daily life for each and every person.

Interfaith Clergy Offer a Pandemic Prayer


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Every two weeks the Minnesota Council of Churches convenes the judicatory leaders of member and non-member communions for education and conversation with staff from the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Minnesota Council of Churches Members Plan Truth & Reconciliation and Reparations

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On Thursday the MCC Board of Directors adopted a program vision and rationale document to address white supremacy and embrace truth telling in Minnesota. More will be reported on this project as further commitments are made. 

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We’re excited to introduce you to the newest member of our team, John Lamont! John joins us having just graduated with a history degree from Williams College in Massachusetts.

How do we respond to the global refugee crisis?

June 10, 2020

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Minneapolis, MN – Rev. Dr. Curtiss Paul DeYoung, CEO of the Minnesota Council of Churches, issued this statement:


Pastor Richards closed his sermon with a question: "How do we respond to the global refugee crisis?

It’s pretty incredible that in one generation, Raahmo has the kind of small-world Minnesota stories that weave together her life, family, and career.