May 23, 2023

Special Message from The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing

by Catherine Meeks

The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing is a church-wide resource which is primarily supported by the Diocese of Atlanta and The Episcopal Church, charged with providing tools and experiences to engage in racial healing, dismantling racism,...

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Image of “Progress” Pride Flag by Daniel Quasar is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
May 18, 2023

Portland Pride Parade

by Episcopal Maine Youth

All are welcome to walk with us at Portland Pride! Episcopal Maine Youth invite you to walk with them in the Portland Pride Parade on June 17! Please email Director of Faith Formation Emily Keniston...

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May 15, 2023

Nominating Committee presents profile for 28th Presiding Bishop

by The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop

Nominating Committee Calls for Names The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop issued a letter (see below) to the church announcing the availability of the “Profile for the Election...

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May 10, 2023

Maine Episcopalians advocate for LGBTQIA+ rights

A group of Maine Episcopalians from three parishes (Trinity in Portland, St. Albans in Cape Elizabeth, and St. Ann’s in Windham) recently joined forces to express their faith-based support for gender justice to their legislators....

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May 7, 2023

Schoodic Awe

by The Rev. Elaine Hewes

From Sunday through Tuesday of this past week, I attended the annual Clergy Conference for Episcopal clergy at the Schoodic Institute in Winter Harbor, along withthe other “Sisters of St. Brendan” (Donna Downs, Jenny Reece...

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Episcopal Maine Peace Fellowship
April 28, 2023

An Update from EPF MAINE-Chapter

by Glenis Elliot

Episcopal Peace Fellowship-Maine (EPF-ME) members have been focused on sharing information about EPF with the diocese. We recently participated in a diocese-wide Town Hall where others joined us to ask questions about EPF-ME. As the...

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Episcopal Maine Climate Justice Council
April 24, 2023

ACTION ALERT from the Climate Justice Council

As we continue to strive in new ways to care for the gift of God’s Creation, the Climate Justice Council asks your support in contacting your legislators about these proposed bills in the document below....

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April 7, 2023

Bishop Brown’s Easter Message

by The Rt. Rev. Thomas J. Brown

Did you know that demographers have categorized a new generation: the Star Wars Generation? These are people born between 1977 and 1983. They’re the younger siblings of GenXers and the older siblings of Millennials. When...

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April 7, 2023

Advocacy Update – April 2023

by John Hennessy

It has been a busy couple of weeks on the advocacy front now that the legislature has dealt with the statebudget. Speaking of the budget, you have heard the democratic majority passed a budget that...

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March 25, 2023

For Earth Day, Honor the Wabanaki’s Response to the Climate Crisis

by the Climate Justice Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

How should parishes celebrate Earth Day (April 22) and Earth Week (April 17-23) this year? The Diocese of Maine’s Climate Justice Council suggests that we look to the Wabanaki experience as they respond to the...

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