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The 2019 Visitation Schedule will be posted here and mailed to all congregations (along with new Lay Licensing information) after the 2018 Diocesan Convention. Stay tuned!
Visitation and Service Schedule for 2018 (as of 6/15/2018)
Visitation: Bishop's Letter 2018
Visitation: Customary 2018
Visitation: Planning Worksheet 2018
Visitation: Vestry Notes
Visitation: Deacon and Chaplain Notes
TEC Guidelines for Confirmation and Reception
Episcopal Church Overview
Strategic Mission Support Grant Application (Applications for 2019 have not yet been posted. Announcements will be made when they are up and running.)
Celebrations of New Ministry
Confirmation and Reception in The Episcopal Church
Copyright Law Resources
Deacons Letter of Agreement Sample
Donating Liturgical Goods and Books
The Episcopal Church: Manual of Business Methods
EV Training Trifold
Leader Resources Copyright Guidelines
NEW!! 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
Materials from Clergy Gatherings for Parochial and Extra Parochial Priests from May 24 & 26, 2016
Websites recommended by Bishop Lane:
Safe Church Training
Upcoming Clergy Events in 2018
Saturday, August 18: Deacons' Day with the Bishop, St. Patrick's, Brewer
Gather with Bishop Steve Lane at one of two regional meetings in October:
Thursday, October 4: Clergy Gathering with the Bishop at Trinity Church, Portland
Thursday, October 11: Clergy Gathering with the Bishop at St. Martin's, Palmyra
Fellowship will begin at 10:30 am. with a meeting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Please bring your own brown bag lunch.
All members of the college of clergy are invited to attend.