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Earth Day Sermon “To Till and Keep the Earth”

To Till and Keep the Earth A sermon preached at St. Brendan the Navigator Episcopal Church, Deer Isle, MaineFirst Sunday after Easter, Year C, April 24 2022 Celebrating Earth Day (April 22) Texts: Genesis 2:4b-25...


Supply Clergy Guidelines

Supply Clergy Guidelines are intended to be a helpful tool for people in congregations who are responsible for working with clergy filling-in, as well as to serve as a resource for members of the clergy themselves.


Visitations from Bishop Brown

Episcopal Visitations are required by Canon III every three years.  In the Diocese of Maine, episcopal visitations are scheduled in rotation about once every 28-30 months.  Other celebrations, special services/ mission leadership or pastoral care visits may be scheduled 'in between' official visitations by either the Priest in Charge/Sr. Warden or the Bishop.


Trustees of Diocesan Funds

The Trustees of Diocesan Funds manage financial and real estate assets for the benefit of congregations, missions, the diocese and the bishop.


General Convention

The General Convention is the primary governing and legislative body of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. It meets regularly once every three years.


Areas of the Diocese

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine is divided into six Areas made up of groups of congregations. Diocesan Council, a decision-making body of the Diocese of Maine, is comprised of two elected members from each of the six diocesan Areas. New clergy members are elected to Council at a Pre-Convention Hearing in advance of Convention in October.


Diocesan Council

Diocesan Council is a decision-making body of the Diocese of Maine that is comprised of two elected members from each of six diocesan areas.


“Our Relationship with the Wabanaki People” Spring Training 2022 Follow-Up on HR5444

Toward the end of our session about our diocese’ relationship with The Wabanaki Peoples, a question asked about providing advocacy details regarding HR 5444 / B 2907, the “Truth & Healing Commission on Indian Boarding...