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Since 2012 Minnesota Council of Churches has equipped faith and other communities to manage conflict and depolarize arguments with Respectful Conversations.

In times of crisis and chaos, faith communities regularly find ourselves on the front lines. We are often trusted peacemakers and mediators with our members, communities, and local officials.

Photo collage of Afghan family (Father, mother, son, and daughters)

Note: The message below was written by two members of the Sadat Family Welcome Coalition — a group consisting of members of the Eastern Twin Cities Islamic Center, The Minnesota Council of Churches, Boutwell’s Landing, and As

As we go about our daily lives, it can be easy to focus on what divides us rather than what unites us.

Crossposted from Healing Minnesota Stories blog


(Crossposted with permission from Healing Minnesota Stories Blog)


At White Church Truths, filmed at Westminster Presbyterian Church on November 5, 2022, the afternoon session featured music from Patricia Lacy, a panel responding to the morning's keynote that included Rev. Dr.

This video of the morning session of White Church Truths includes a keynote from Dr. Michael O.

yellow tape reading "CAUTION" stretched across a lightless doorway

Church mission trips can serve many purposes from devoting human resources of donations, labor, relationship and prayer to the communities being traveled to and fostering discipleship and global empathy in the sending communities and tra

Graphic advertising the annivesary worship service and providing a link to RSVP for the October 15 event at Shiloh Temple in Minneapolis

Voices united, embracing the future





Rev. Jerad Morey

Director of Strategic Relationships

Our CEO, Rev. Dr.

The body of Christ in Minnesota is stronger today than it was in May.


Photo of Dr. Michael O. Emerson leaning against a brick wall



In March we welcomed Farah Del to MCC’s employment team! Already an experienced employment counselor, Farah has hit the ground running, helping connect newcomers to their first jobs in the United States.