MCC stands for Metropolitan Community Churches and has been at the forefront in the fight for LGBTQ and civil rights as well as justice and equality worldwide. The history of MCC is a rich one and spans more than 50 years. Even though MCC might not be known to you, there is a wealth of information out there that you can easily access online.
If web browsing is your speed, you can learn more about MCC and its work, find MCCs in your area and other countries and so much more on the official MCC website. When you land on their homepage, numerous menus such as Overview, Locations and Resources will guide you to different facets of MCC’s work.
Perhaps Facebook is your go to application to find out about the activities and messages of various organizations, view photos and read the comments of people’s interactions. If so, you will find MCC on Facebook.
Do you Tweet? MCC’s Twitter handle is also @MCCchurch. Follow them and learn about the ways in which MCC is involved in social justice.
Every three years, people of MCC from around the world gather together for what is called their General Conference. At the General Conference there are workshops, plenaries, worship services and many other opportunities to make or renew connections, learn something new, or engage in some aspect of social justice. If you would like to know more about MCC’s General Conferences, a General Conference app was created and can be found in your mobile app store. Go to the search field and enter “Metropolitan Community Churches”. You should see an app named MCC Annual Conference and there is where you find info about the program, presenters, worship and more.
Whichever way you choose, MCC is open and ready to answer any questions you may have. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will be in touch with you promptly.
Thank you for taking an interest in MCC and no doubt, your curiosity will be rewarded.
ABOUT THIS MCC AUTHOR: Janine McCarthy is the MCC Administrative Assistant. She keeps the MCC database up to date, sends out the Elders Call to Prayer, supports MCC network leaders with their communication and she provides administrative support to the Community Building Team and the Resource Development Team.