I Am MCU – Thomas Payton

Thomas Payton, photo by Bill Drendel

“Working with MCU matters to me because it allows me to address a broad spectrum of issues that all tie into the inequities in Juvenile and Social Justice. It gives me the chance to be an advocate not just for my grandchildren, but for the younger versions of myself who, are often dismissed and marginalized by the systems that are in place.” — Thomas Payton Continue Reading

Our History

MCU can trace its beginnings to 1991. By 1997, four geographic clusters, CUCA (Churches United for Community Action) in North County, C4 (Churches Committed to Community Concerns) in South City, CACI (Congregations Allied for Community Improvement) in North City, and… Continue Reading

About MCU

Metropolitan Congregations United is a community organization that brings together religious congregations, community groups, and individuals to work for a common purpose: to create a better life for all residents.  The Ferguson experience continues to crystallize for us the center… Continue Reading