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The 202nd Convention of the Diocese of Maine

diome logo 02222021Saturday, October 23, 2021 

Join us online for the business of convention! Time TBA.
 
 

LAY DELEGATES TO CONVENTION

Certificate of Delegates to Convention (Due July 15 except for those churches holding late summer/fall Annual Meetings)
Pre-Convention Town Halls Tuesdays at 5pm
 

ELECTIONS TO DIOCESAN OFFICES  

Convention will vote to fill these open positions in 2021:
 
Secretary (1) - one year term
Standing Committee - Clergy (1) - three year term
Standing Committee - Lay (1) - three year term
Treasurer (1) - one year term
Provincial Synod - Clergy Deputy (1) - two year term
Provincial Synod - Clergy Alternate Deputy (1) - two year term
Provincial Synod - Lay Alternate Deputy (1) - two year term
Disciplinary Board - Clergy Representative (1) - two year term
 
Nominations are open! Please use this form to nominate yourself or someone else. Submissions are due September 15.
 

RESOLUTIONS

Resolutions are now being accepted! All submissions will be reviewed by the Resolutions Committee, and/or the Committee on Canons (if the resolution involves a change to our governing policy).

Any parishioner of a congregation in Maine, a member of a recognized diocesan body, or member of the Bishop's Office may propose a resolution.
  • Resolutions must be titled and include the name and contact information of the submitting person/body.
  • Standard Resolution language is required: all clauses begin with the word “RESOLVED:” if there is more than one clause, the words, “AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED” appear at the beginning of a new clause.
  • Read through the guidelines on the form before submission to ensure that you include all required information. 

We're accepting resolutions now! Please use this form to submit your resolution. Submissions are due September 1.

 

CONVENTION COMMITTEE

Planning Team
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
 
Resolutions Team
Marge Kilkelly, Christ Church, Gardiner (Chair)
John Atwood, St. Giles, Jefferson
Lis Ingoldsby, St. Brendan the Navigator, Deer Isle
Tracy Shaffer, St. Dunstan's, Ellsworth
 
Worship Team
Rev. Brent Was, St. Francis by the Sea, Blue Hill (Chair)
Robert Ludwig, Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley
 

HELPFUL LINKS 

 

PRAY 

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.
 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

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