Maine Religious Leaders to Announce Support for Marriage Equality

Maine religious leaders will gather at press conferences in Portland and Bangor on Thursday, October 1, at 3:00 p.m. to endorse the NO on 1/Protect Maine Equality campaign.

The Portland press conference will take place at the Immanuel Baptist Church, 156 High Street.

Participants are:

* Rt. Rev. Steven T. Lane, IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine
* Rev. David Gaewski, Executive Minister, Maine Conference of the United Church of Christ (UCC)
* Rev. Deborah Davis-Johnson, Pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church (American Baptist)
* Rev. Don Rudalevige, Retired United Methodist Pastor and District Superintendent
* Anne Underwood, Founding Member, Catholics for Marriage Equality

The Bangor press conference will take place at the Hammond Street Congregational Church (UCC), 28 High Street.

Participants are:

* Rev. Kent Ulery, President, Bangor Theological Seminary (UCC)
* Rabbi Darah Lerner, Congregation Beth El (Reform)
* Rev. Susan Davies, Dean of Students and External Affairs, Bangor Theological Seminary (UCC)
* Rev. Becky Gunn, Minister, Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor (UU)

The simultaneously occurring press conferences will allow leaders representing a broad spectrum of Maine’s religious communities to gather in unity to support and endorse NO on 1 and encourage Mainers to vote for fairness and equality.

One Response

  1. “Marriage and equality” meetings — was the recent women’s March for Equality minus shirts a coordinated part of this endeavor?

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