The 202nd Convention of the Diocese of Maine
"Go forth with hope and grace"
Hebrews 4:16 NRSV: Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.
Saturday, October 23, 2021
- Online -
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
DELEGATES TO CONVENTION
Please review this list of delegates that have been certified as of September: List of Delegates
. If you have any changes, please request an official change form via email to Teresa Pinney
by October 1, the deadline for such changes.
NOMINATIONS FOR DIOCESAN OFFICES
Convention will vote to fill these open positions in 2021:
DIOCESAN COUNCIL CLERGY NOMINATIONS
Elections will take place at the upcoming Pre-Covention Town Hall on Tuesday, October 12 at 5pm
The proposed budget for 2022 will be posted here soon.
A budget presentation will take place at Tuesday night Town Hall on Tuesday, September 28 at 5pm and an invitation will be emailed to all diocesan leaders, clergy, and delegates.
The submission period for proposed resolutions ended September 1. Resolutions received are now being reviewed by the Resolutions Committee, and/or the Committee on Canons, if the resolution involves a change to our governing policy.
Once reviewed and finalized, resolutions will be posted here. Resolutions will be presented at an upcoming Town Hall. Stay tuned for exact details
For our online Convention, only voting members of convention (lay delegates, canonically resident clergy, clergy in charge of congregations, committee members/volunteers) need to register. Please note: alternate lay delegates should not register.
Required registration will open the week before convention. It is necessary to register in order to receive the link to join us on Zoom.
Non-voting members can participate in convention via our social media channels. More details to come.
Holly Sargent, St. George's, York Harbor (Chair)
Rev. Dave Dalzell, Trinity, Saco
Steve Mine, Church of the Good Shepherd, Houlton
Seth Stewart, All Saints by the Sea, Southport
Marge Kilkelly, Christ Church, Gardiner (Chair)
John Atwood, St. Giles, Jefferson
Lis Ingoldsby, St. Brendan the Navigator, Deer Isle
Rev. Calvin Sanborn
Tracy Shaffer, St. Dunstan's, Ellsworth
Rev. Brent Was, St. Francis by the Sea, Blue Hill (Chair)
Robert Ludwig, Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley
Rev. Ryan Mails, St. George's, York Harbor
Rev. George Sheats, St. Michael's, Auburn
Pray for the convention’s work supporting diocesan mission and ministry. Suggested prayers are in the Book of Common Prayer
on pages 817-18.
For more information, contact Canon Barbara Martin via email or at 207.772.1953 x 125.