Bicentennial Celebration


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Let's start celebrating 200 years! Please mark the following Diocesan Bicentennial Celebrations on your calendar.  More info to come!
October 26, 2019        Diocesan Convention in Portland & Bicentennial Kickoff
November 2019          Historic Worship service at Christ Church, Gardiner
May 2nd, 2020           Energizing for the Next 200 Years: Revival with The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry in Bangor
October 2020             Diocesan Convention: Continuing the Celebration (location TBA)
November 2020          Bicentennial Celebration Closing Ceremonies with Choral Evensong at the Cathedral in Portland

Timeline Project

The Bicentennial Committee is building a timeline to tell the story of our diocese! We'll take a look at all of the congregations, chapels and ministries of which we are comprised. We need each organization to send their favorite three photos, the name of their congregation or ministry, the date founded, location, ministries, along with a  few (25-50) words about something that excites the group and contributes to their unique story. Please make sure your parish gets included in the project!  Send your information to Rachel Zoller at .

 Belfast pic  Eastport Community Thanksgiving Dinner 2018  Machias Working with UMM students Sept 2018

Have old vestments or linens that need a home?

The Bicentennial Committee is seeking donations of old vestments and/or linens for a special project. All donations gratefully accepted at Loring House, 143 State St in Portland, Attn: Barb. In order for the project to move forward, it would be helpful to have donations as soon as possible.

Bicentennial Committee

The Rev. Ginny Urbanek
Ms Elizabeth Estey
Ms Rachel Zoller, Chair
Ms Billie Ellis
The Rev. Kerry Mansir
Mr. Chris Glass
Presiding Bishop's Visit Planning Committee
The Rev. John Balicki, Chair

143 State Street | Portland, ME 04101 | Phone: (207) 772-1953 |