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Earth Day Sermon “To Till and Keep the Earth”

https://episcopalmaine.org/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...

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Supply Clergy Guidelines

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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.

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Visitations from Bishop Brown

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/visitations/

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.

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Trustees of Diocesan Funds

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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.

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General Convention

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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.

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Areas of the Diocese

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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.

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Diocesan Council

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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.

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

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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...