Minnesota Council of Churches

A nonprofit organization

$23,740 raised by 86 donors



Conforming to the world has never been God’s call on the faith community in Minnesota (Romans 12:2). At the Minnesota Council of Churches (MCC) you have worked constantly for transformation of this world and transformation in how faith communities express unity built on justice.

Faced with a global pandemic, a racial reckoning, the end of a war in Afghanistan and the beginning of a war in Ukraine, we continue to hear the call to transform the way we work to better fulfill our mission.

As you see on our project pages, more and more refugee clients were served and empowered in new ways through MCC Refugee Services.

Truth telling events are occurring in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota as we step into a ten year focus on a racial justice initiative of truth telling, education, and reparations in Minnesota.

Interfaith bridge building was embraced through Taking Heart Iftars at mosques during Ramadan and focused justice conversations with rabbis, imams, and other religious leaders.

Churches and community organizations strengthened empathy and peace in Minnesota through Respectful Conversations and our Peacemakers national partnerships.

We are transformed not by this world but according to what we hear as God’s continued call on us to build unity through justice. Your ongoing support will continue this God-inspired work.

Rev. Dr. Curtiss Paul DeYoung CEO, Minnesota Council of Churches

 

  • $1,500 - Covers a Sacred Sites Tour for an organization…and so much more!
  • $1000—Supports the cost for 25 people to attend a Racial Justice Truth-Telling event, or the cost of 3 months of comprehensive case management for a newly arrived refugee family…and so much more!
  • $300—Sponsors a Healing Minnesota Speaker to an organization, provides an interpreter for a full week of cultural orientation classes…and so much more!
  • $150—Supports community peacebuilding via a Respectful conversation…and so much more!
  • $75—Provides (through a partnership) a full-set of furniture for an apartment, assists a former refugee applying for US citizenship…and so much more!
  • $40—Provides a refugee family with a 20-cup rice cooker, provides a monthly bus card to a refugee job-seeker…and so much more!

Organization Data

Summary

Organization name

Minnesota Council of Churches

Tax id (EIN)

41-0693871

Categories

Faith Community Humanitarian Aid

BIPOC Serving

BIPOC Serving

BIPOC Led

BIPOC Led

Address

122 W FRANKLIN AVE STE 100
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55404

Phone

612-870-3600

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