“‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’

This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’”

Matthew 22:34-40, NRSV

Thank you for supporting #BlessedRamadan, the Wisconsin Council of Churches initiative to reach out to our Muslim neighbors with a message of solidarity and respect during the holy season of Ramadan.  We took our actions grounded in our faith commitments to love of God and love of neighbor, committing to be compassionate neighbors, bearing witness to the love and justice of Jesus Christ when those of other faith traditions experience prejudice.

We distributed more than 70 signs across the state, to churches, judicatory offices, and individuals who wanted to show their support. Stories, photos and feedback coming soon!  We still have a few signs left, if you’d like to order one and save it for next year.  Visit the #BlessedRamadan campaign page for details.

Who are We?

The Wisconsin Council of Churches (WCC) is a community of Christian denominations that covenant to engage in a common ministry focused on church unity, peacemaking, social and economic justice for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable residents, and revitalizing congregations.

The Council encompasses 19 denominations with approximately 2,000 congregations and over one million church members. Join with us as we pray and work together for the unity and renewal of the church and the healing and reconciliation of the world.

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