Something You Can Do for Global Justice Today

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Despite significant opposition from groups across the political spectrum (far left to far right) and a concerted effort by those of us in the faith community, Senate and House negotiators have drafted a final version of the National Defense Authorization Act that includes specific authorization for the use of long-term indefinite detention without trial. The same bill also includes provisions that will make it more difficult to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Bill to provide benefits to domestic partners returns to Senate

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Under the Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act, sponsored by Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-Maine), same-sex domestic partners of federal employees living together in a committed relationship would be eligible for health benefits, long-term care, family and medical leave, and federal retirement benefits.

MCC Headline News – Nov. 10, 2011

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Making Headlines!
World AIDS Day (1 December 2011)
2012 Leadership Mentoring Retreat
Registration Now Open for Next L.E.A.D. Retreat
International Transgender Day of Remembrance (20 November 2011)
We Congratulate MCC of Greater St. Louis!
Governing Board Webinar

2012 Leadership Mentoring Retreat

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An important leadership development program is being offered by MCC, and I want to encourage the people of MCC in Europe to apply. The MCC Leadership Mentoring Retreat will take place in Ellenton, Florida (USA), 16-19 January 2012. Transportation can be coordinated from either of the two nearest airports: Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) and Tampa (TPA).

Headline News – October 10, 2011

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In this issue: Connie Meadows’ Retirement, Moderator Assistant Position Open, 2012 Leadership Mentoring Retreat, ITF Steering Committee Meeting Update, International Transgender Day of Remembrance (20 November 2011), Theologies Team Survey, Go Purple for Spirit Day (20 October 2011), 2012 Women’s Conference, U.S. and Canada Clergy Renewal & Upcoming Events