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Visitation and Service Schedule for 2019 (as of 11/28; changes pending, please consult web calendar for most accurate info)
Visitation: Bishop's Letter 2019
Visitation: Customary 2019
Visitation: Planning Worksheet 2019
Visitation: Vestry Notes
Visitation: Deacon and Chaplain Notes
TEC Guidelines for Confirmation and Reception
Episcopal Church Overview
2019 Certificate of ASA and Lay Delegates to Diocesan Convention (not yet available; due June 30, 2019)
Lay Licensing Applications (new licensing period opens in November 2019)
Strategic Mission Support Grant Application for 2020 (to be posted)
Celebrations of New Ministry
Please contact the Barbara Martin to schedule this service. Below are some liturgical resources and guidelines:
Confirmation and Reception in The Episcopal Church
Copyright Law Resources
Clergy Directory July 2018 (available to parish offices and clergy only; email for more info)
Deacons Letter of Agreement Sample
Donating Liturgical Goods and Books
The Episcopal Church: Manual of Business Methods
EV Training Trifold
Expansive Language versions of Rite II, A, B, D adopted for use by 2018 General Convention
Leader Resources Copyright Guidelines
Liturgical Resources (Gun Violence) discussed at Clergy Gathering Oct. 5, 2017
Anna Howell, of the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina, was asked by the Bishop of Nevada to write an order of service for a vigil following the attacks in Las Vegas this week. "A Vigil in Response to an Act of Mass Violence" can be found on her blog, Sulfur-Free Jesus.
Additional Liturgical Resources:
"For Love in a Time of Conflict" by John O'Donohue in his book "To Bless the Space Between Us"
"Release me from the Dark Fury" and "Sometimes it Seems to be too Much" by Ted Loder in his book "Guerrillas of Grace"
Book of Common Prayer: For the Human Family (pg. 815), For Our Enemies (pg. 816) Prayer Attributed to St. Francis (pg. 833), Prayer for Guidance (pg. 832), For the Future of the Human Race (pg. 828), In Times of Conflict (pg. 824), Thanksgiving for the Diversity of Races and Cultures (pg. 840)
Marriage Liturgies from General Convention 2015
Bishop's Bibliography (2018)
Websites recommended by Bishop Lane:
Safe Church Training
There are no Spring Clergy Gatherings scheduled this year due to the Consecration.
Part of the Consecration Weekend will be a gathering of clergy with the Presiding Bishop scheduled for Friday, June 21st. Details and registration info coming soon.
The Consecration of the Tenth Bishop of Maine will be held at 11AM at the Cathedral Church of Saint Luke. Tickets will be required.
Additional information coming soon.