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Conversation with the Bishops of Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire at Spring Training 2022

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Holy Curiosity: A Message From the Bishops of Northern New England – May 14, 2022

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Bishop Brown’s Update on COVID-19 Guidelines – May 2022

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Annual Reports for Clergy

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Updated COVID-19 Guidance from Bishop Brown 3/8/2022

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FAQs about Safe Church & Lay Licensing Policies 2022

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Safe Church Policy of the Diocese of Maine

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Annual Congregational Report to the Bishop

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Annual Congregational Report for 2022

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Summer Chapels in Maine

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Parish Administrators’ Collaborative (PAC)

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Strategic Mission Support Grants

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Serving on the Vestry or Bishop’s Committee

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Safe Church Training

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Property, Safety and Infrastructure (PSI) Advisory Team  

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Copyright for Churches

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Responding to the Pandemic

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Special Laws of Maine

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Constitution of the Diocese of Maine

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Canons of the Diocese of Maine

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Lay Liturgical Ministry

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Visitations from Bishop Brown

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Town Hall Meetings

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Bicentennial of the Diocese of Maine

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Mission Criteria

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Disciplinary Board

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Province I

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Clergy Disciplinary Process

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Trustees of Diocesan Funds

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Diocesan Officers

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The Standing Committee

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General Convention

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Areas of the Diocese

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Diocesan Council

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Archives of the Diocese of Maine

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Summer Chapel Annual Report

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Music & Video Licensing Resources

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Public Domain Information Project

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Choral Public Domain Library

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Small Church Music

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Public Domain and Creative Commons Copyright FAQs

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Helpful Copyright Factsheets from CCS

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What You Need to Know Before Sharing Photos and Videos Online

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Christian Copyright Solutions: What About Facebook Live?

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Facebook Copyright Rules

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Did My Church Infringe on Copyright When Using YouTube Videos in Our Livestream? (Church Law & Tax)

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Be Safe, Not Sorry When Livestreaming Your Worship Services

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Practical Copyright Resources for Churches Webinar

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Your Copyright Questions Answered

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Copyright Guidelines from Leader Resources

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Copyright and Creativity for Ethical Digital Citizens

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6 Myths About Copyrights That Put Your Church at Risk (CCS)

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Five Copyright Questions CLL Hears Most Often

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Ten Things You Should Know About Copyright

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Church Publishing’s Copyright Brochure

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Copyright in General from the US Copyright Office

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Copyright: Book of Common Prayer, Revised Common Lectionary, Bible

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Diocese of OH: Works Made for Hire – Who Owns the Sermon? (Part 3 of 3)

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Diocese of OH: Fair Use Doctrine and the Religious Services Exemption (Part 2 of 3)

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Diocese of OH Intro to Copyright Law (Part 1 of 3)

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Copyright Resource: Music Licensing

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Presentation on Safe Church & Lay Licensing (Town Hall Feb. 8, 2022)

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Safe Church, Safe Communities Video from The Episcopal Church

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Visitation Planning Worksheet for 2022 (Word)

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Donate Liturgical Books and Vestments – Operation Pass Along

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Donate Liturgical Books and Vestments

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Notes for Vestry Visits 2022

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Bishop Customary for 2022

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When Jesus instructed his followers to love their neighbors as themselves, nobody was thinking of vaccines – Dan Summers

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ECF: Five Resources for Buildings and Grounds

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CPG: Good Stewards Newsletter- Risk Management

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Message from Bishop Brown regarding wearing Face Masks during in person holiday services

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A Message from Bishop Brown regarding COVID-19 – Dec. 20, 2021

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Visitation Planning Worksheet for 2022 (PDF)

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From the Bishop – COVID-19 – Dec. 7, 2021

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Bishop Brown to Clergy and Leaders regarding Pandemic

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Christian Century – 10 guidelines for pastoral care during the coronavirus outbreak

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Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices – COVID-19 Resources

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Faith-Based Response to Epidemics & Pandemics from ER&D

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Diocesan Audit Policy

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Bishop’s Consent for Marriage After Divorce (Form)

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Record of Marriage After Divorce (Form)

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The Episcopal Church’s COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit

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Safety and Insurance Handbook for Churches

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Confirmation and Reception into The Episcopal Church

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Canons of the Episcopal Church Concerning Marriage

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Declaration of Intention of Marriage Form

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Form for Recording a Marriage after Permission to Officiate

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Summer Chapel Clergy Roster Form

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Information Form for Clergy Serving at Summer Chapels

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Summer Chapel Annual Report of Services

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Fund for Sacred Spaces

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Conducting Facility and Grounds Safety Inspections

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Annual Safety Inspection Checklist

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Recording of COVID-19 Diocese-wide Discussion 1/13/2022

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Background Checks

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Message from Bishop Brown in midst of Omicron 1/6/2022

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Pastoral Directive for Vaccination of Clergy and Staff

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2021 Closure of St. Matthew and St. Barnabas, Hallowell

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2021 Trustees Report to Convention

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2021 Resolution of Canon 15 of Diocesan Council regarding membership and terms

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2021 Resolution Canon 15 of Diocesan Council regarding Budget documents

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Province I: New England

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Agreement for Joint Administration of Title IV

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80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church

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Directory of Congregations

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Resolutions of the 79th General Convention (2018)

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Honoring Church of the Advent in Limestone 2019

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Self Care for Leaders during the Pandemic

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Records Management for Congregations

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Alcohol Policy of the Diocese of Maine

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Trustees’ Investment Guidelines

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Constitution of the Cathedral

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Compensation Handbook for the Diocese of Maine

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Agreement for the Joint Administration of Title IV by the Dioceses of ME, NH, and VT

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Archives Basics

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Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church

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Interactive Timeline of the Diocese

Administration Contact

Barbara Martin
Canon for Administration
Pronouns: She/her
207.772.1953 Ext. 125
207.650.6070 (mobile)