November 1, 2023

A Pastoral Word from Bishop Brown

by The Rt. Rev. Bishop Thomas James Brown

A Pastoral Word from Bishop Thomas Brown to the Episcopal Diocese of Maine in the wake of the mass shooting in Lewiston 27 October 2023 On Wednesday evening, our beloved community of Lewiston joined the...

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October 26, 2023

Bishop Brown’s Reflection following the devastation in Lewiston-Auburn

by The Rt. Rev. Thomas James Brown

Earlier today in a press briefing Governor Mills captured beautifully not only what we’re feeling, but also what we’re praying. 18 of our neighbors have died, and 13 others are injured.* This is a moment...

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October 12, 2023

2023 Legislative Review

by John Hennessy

October 12, 2023   The Maine Council of Churches Public Policy Committee met yesterday to do a final debrief of the legislative session. I co-chair this group and was excited to meet, mostly in person,...

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September 26, 2023

St. David’s in Kennebunk supports Indian Island School

by The Rev. Kris Conley

The Outreach Committee has in the past couple of years supported a community college student who, due to circumstances, has taken time off from her program. The Outreach Committee began to look for other opportunities...

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September 26, 2023

Territorial and Land Acknowledgements used by congregations in Maine

St. Alban’s, Cape Elizabeth Land Acknowledgement Our baptismal vows call us to respect the inherent dignity of Wabanaki people and culture and to lament the historic sins committed by governments and institutions against them. The...

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September 16, 2023

Important Diocesan Convention Dates

Important Dates for the 204th Annual Diocesan Convention September 15: Certificate of Delegates Due Nominations Due Resolutions Due October 15: Registration for Convocation Due October 17: Area Caucuses via Zoom from 7-8pm October 21: Diocesan-wide...

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September 16, 2023

Our Convention Delegation has Changed, What Do We Do?

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September 1, 2023

Earth Keeper Update from the Aroostook Cluster

by Mary Warren of St. Paul's in Fort Fairfield & Barb Aiken of St. John's in Presque Isle

Aroostook Cluster’s Covenant to Care of Creation St. Paul’s, Fairfield Earth Keepers from our cluster of churches; St. Paul’s, Good Shepherd in Houlton, St. John’s in Presque Isle, are planning a combined gathering in September....

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September 1, 2023

Earth Keeper Update from the Cathedral of St. Luke

by St. Luke's Earth Keeper Team

CATHEDRAL OF ST. LUKE COVENANT TO CARE OF CREATION In Jesus, God so loved the whole world. We follow Jesus, so we love the world God loves. Concerned about the global climate emergency, drawing from...

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September 1, 2023

Earth Keeper Update from St Alban’s in Cape Elizabeth

by St. Alban's Earth Keeper Team

 St Alban’s Episcopal Church Covenant to Care of Creation Activities Update from Earth Keeper Team Feb. 2023 – Aug. 2023 In Jesus, God so loved the whole world. We follow Jesus, so we love the...

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