People of faith creating just systems through political change.

Metropolitan Congregations United puts faith into action by developing leaders who move their congregations, organizations and communities to change public policy for the common good.

Latest News & Views

🚨FREE Certificate: Organizing & Social Transformation

May 21, 2024
Earn a FREE Certificate in Organizing and Social Transformation from the Center For Lived Faith and Organizing (CFLO)!⁠ 🌟We have purchased a limited number of CFLO workshops for our Members & Leaders! Take a free workshop or take 5 workshops to earn a FREE Certificate for Organizing and Social Transformation at Eden Theological Seminary!⁠🎓️CFLO educates, trains, and […]
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Phase 1 Complete of the Healthy Families Ballot Initiative!

May 2, 2024
Since the start of Summer 2023, MCU leaders and our statewide partners have been collecting signatures from their neighbors and community throughout Missouri in support of the Missourians for Healthy Families & Fair Wages Initiative! 🗳️ This ballot initiative campaign aims to ensure that all Missouri voters have the option to voice their opinions for Earned Paid […]
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Leader Spotlight: Brian Nikodym

April 30, 2024
Story by MCU Leader Kelly Bono For MCU leader Brian Nikodym, being an educator is a spiritual calling. His journey to the classroom began when he started working with children in his church, MCU member congregation, St. John’s United Church of Christ. At the time, Brian was working as a computer programer for the U.S. […]
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The goals we have & the work we do

Decriminalization of Black Residents in St. Louis

Through our Break-The-Pipeline campaign, we address the school to prison pipeline in St. Louis, starting with reforming youth discipline and moving into expungement and beyond for adults.
MORE ABOUT BREAK THE PIPELINE

Saving Our Collective Home

Our environmental justice organizers continue to make strides in
building community partnerships and developing teams to lead
essential policy change efforts.
MORE ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
McKinley Bridge march for clean air
Dismas House Rally

End Discrimination Against the Formerly Incarcerated 

EXPO works to end mass incarceration, eliminate all forms of structural discrimination against formerly incarcerated people & restore them to full citizenship.
MORE ABOUT EXPO STL
“Organizing is about relationships.”

Jai Johnson

Voter Engagement Organizer

Your Support Makes The Work Possible

At MCU, we know that in order to build power, we have to organize people AND organize money. The people who have money continue to disrupt, disenfranchise and systemically step on those who don’t.

With increased funding over the past few years, we have already made drastic shifts to our team – including hiring new organizers AND equipping them with essentials like health insurance, data tools and more. With the addition of new organizers, our impact multiplied by giving us more hands on deck to pull more impacted individuals into the work — our numbers are growing, our power is expanding and our wins will continue.
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MCU puts faith into action by developing leaders who move their congregations, organizations and communities to change public policy for the common good.
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