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International Transgender Day of Remembrance - Nov. 20th

Black Awareness Day in Brazil - Nov. 20th

Native American/First Nations Heritage Month

Clocks Change in many places. Check time zones carefully!

Our Tribe is meeting online next Thursday 2nd November at 7.30pm GMT / 3:30 pm EST

All LGBTQI+ folks are welcome – friends, family and allies. Our Tribe 

welcomes everyone who is seeking to follow an inclusive life journey. we'll be commemorating Trans Day of Remembrance. To join us, please click here:

Meeting ID: 314 005 7633  Password: 1861AUC

PAD: People of African Descent, The Next Generation

is planning to have an hour-long time of prayer on Saturday, November 18, 2023 based on Isaiah 56: 7-8. We will have voices of global People of African Descent. There also will be music and intentional prayer around global justice, unity, and a time to share personal prayer requests. This event is open to everyone. Please come and join in prayer.

Times will be: 6am PST, 7am MST, 8am CST, 9am EST, 2pm GMT in the UK, 4pm SAST, 10pm PHST and 1am Sunday - November 19th - AEDT.  

Link to connect:

For more information please contact Rev Wanda Floyd at or Rev Cathy Alexander at

November 20th

Black Awareness Day in Brazil

Learn about this national day in Brazil here:

International Transgender Day of Remembrance

Education Resources

Worship Resources

You are invited to participate in the pilot presentation of Courageous Leadership: Sexuality, Consent, & Boundaries. The purpose of the course is to support MCC congregational leaders in building cultures that balance unique expressions of sexuality with boundaries and consent.



1. Affirm sexuality as an element of spirituality,

2. Develop a shared understanding of the nuances related to sexual positivity,

trauma, and boundaries,

3. Become more comfortable and confident talking about personal boundaries, 

4. Recognize the skills to support folks in identifying their needs and beliefs, 

5. Acknowledge the need for a grievance policy for your community, and

6. Practice coaching skills with individuals who have overstepped. 

November 16th, 1:00-3:30pm ET / 6pm- 8:30 pm GMT

December 7th, 1:00-2:30pm ET / 6pm - 7:30 pm GMT

Intended for clergy and boards of directors and other ministry leaders.

For more information, please contact Rev Cathy Alexander at

Flamy Grant in concert at MCC Charleston

on Saturday Nov 18, 2023 at 7pm EST

Free tickets at

Also, Flamy will be bringing the word the following day, Sunday, Nov 19, 2023, at 10:30 am

Two exciting MCC

Ministry Hubs for November! 

Go Green! a hub that focuses on how congregations can become better stewards of our natural resources, will gather on Thursday, November 2nd at Noon EDT / 4pm GMT. This Hub will feature a presentation by Rev. Rich Hendricks, Pastor of MCC of the Quad-Cities in Davenport, IA, USA. If you are involved in the practice of Eco-theology or would like to be part of this Hub at

Providing a Rainbow Presence in Prisons and Jails; a hub that focuses on how to be a spiritual advocate for our incarcerated LGBTQ+ siblings, will gather on Thursday, November 16th at Noon EST / 5pm GMT. This Hub will feature Rev. Martha Daniels, pastor of Holy Covenant MCC in Brookfield, Il USA. If your ministry includes prison ministry or if you would like to explore the possibility join this Ministry Hub at

MCC Ministry Hubs are a program that recognizes areas of ministry that are being done well within MCC, resources those interested in doing the ministry, and encourages collaboration. Virtual gatherings are held that include a presentation that highlights excellence in a ministry area along with opportunities for discussion and strategizing. These gatherings are recorded and included in the MCC Resource Bank along with associated resources for the ministry area. If you have questions about or input concerning future Ministry Hubs please contact

Digital Ministry Summit

November 13-16, 2023

Four days of conversation with the Convergence Digital Ministry Senior Fellows and leaders from across the USA about the current state and future of digital ministry in the church. FREE EVENT.

Learn more and register here:

Prayers for Peace

Wednesdays 8pm EEST / 6pm BST / 1pm EDT

Living Water MCC in Helsinki Finland offers this time of prayer. The sessions are bilingual: Finnish and English. The prayer sessions last about 15 min and are over Zoom. The link for them is:


Tea Time with the Elders!

Tuesday, 21 November


5pm EST / 10pm GMT

Join us via Zoom

Meeting ID: 248 584 328 Password: 469464

MCC Kinship Groups

BIPOC | PAD | API | LatinX |Trans | God-Talk

If you are interested in a particular Kinship group or in forming another group, please email Rev. Hector Gutierrez at

BIPOC is a term that means “Black, Indigenous, People of Color” and is mainly used in the USA. “People of Color” are African Americans, Asians, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, multiracial Americans, and LatinX. Eventually the term “Indigenous” was added. One definition of “Indigenous” is a collective name for the original peoples of North America and their descendants which have also been considered as People of Color. If you identify as a part of the BIPOC community, please join the gathering  If you are interested or have any questions please contact: or

ZOOM link:

Meeting ID: 863 5628 0881 Passcode: 330367

Trans Kinship Gathering Saturday,

4th November (Meets first Saturday of the month)

11am PDT / 1pm CDT / 2pm EDT / 7pm GMT

Meeting ID: 898 0876 5091 Passcode: 381764

PAD: People of African Descent

Tuesday, 14 November 7pm EST / midnight GMT

Saturday, 18 November 2pm EST / 7pm GMT

This group is for People of African Descent only.

For more information and the link to attend, please contact

API Kinship Gathering

A dynamic online conversation with Asian Pacific Islander MCC members from around the world.

Friday, November 17 at 6 pm PST USA / 9 pm EST USA

Saturday, November 18 at 10 am Philippines & Singapore


Meeting ID: 854 6117 3187 Passcode: 701186

Next Meeting:

Friday, December 15 at 6 pm PST USA / 9 pm EST USA

Saturday, December 16 at 10 am Philippines & Singapore


Saturday, 25 November (meets 4th Saturday each month)

9am PST / 10am CST / 12pm EST / 5pm GMT

Conversations about the Divine and MCC Kinship Group.

Rev. Peter Trabaris and Rev. Brendan Boone invite you to join this Kinship Group. The goal of this ministry is to study and learn from our theology/ies, and what they teach us, as we learn from each other, and continue the work of “Transforming Ourselves, as We Transform the World." If you are interested or have any questions please contact: or   

Meeting ID: 850 0238 8825 Passcode: 226946

Latinx Kinship Gathering

Time: 30 November 2023 6pm PST / 9pm EST

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 831 8721 6000 Passcode: 426447

For more information, please contact Rev. Nilsa Irizarry at

In a thought-provoking episode of the Climate Changed podcast, hosts Ben Yosua-Davis and Nicole Diroff discuss the emotional and spiritual dimensions of climate activism, building on their conversation with Dr. Susanne Moser. The podcast delves into the role of faith communities in offering psychosocial support to those on the climate frontline, touching on both the positive community-building aspects of faith communities as well as the troubling historical entanglements in patriarchy and imperialism.

Each episode includes a grounding practice, reflections from hosts Nicole Diroff and Ben Yosua-Davis, and next steps for engagement. We're also pleased to offer a Discussion Guide for Groups, developed by Tyler Mark Nelson, for each episode!

Welcome to the first project to be funded through Rainbow Advocacy's newly created Troy Perry Legacy Grants, being awarded to Kampala, Uganda-based Coloured Voices Media Foundation for "Tailoring Our Way to Freedom." 

Your support will fund Phase One of this project, with a total budget of $3,000.

Governing Board Minutes and Financials

The latest approved minutes, financial snapshot and financial reports may be found here.

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