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

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1XznplnJeVfV874WgQcEAXyZ913D3GVRD/view?usp=sharing

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Mutual Study of Ministry (MSM)

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

The Diocese of Maine’s Mutual Study of Ministry process is facilitated by the Canon to the Ordinary. Congregations are encouraged to engage in an MSM after 18 months into a new priest's tenure.

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Annual Reports for Clergy

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/annual-reports/

Each year, canonically resident clergy (retired and active) and clergy serving in Maine are required to complete an annual report to Bishop Brown. It includes a section to report any continuing education the clergy person...

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Journal of the 202nd Diocesan Convention (2021)

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/journal-convention-2021/

The 202nd Convention of the Diocese of Maine assembled online via Zoom on Saturday, October 23, 2021. The proceedings were livestreamed on YouTube. We took time to pause throughout convention to hear the Word of God, praise God with song with our virtual choir, and share Spiritual Eucharist.

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Deacon Formation Program

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/deacon-formation-program/

A person called to minister in deacons' orders will be a faithful, worshiping member of an Episcopal congregation in Maine. Such persons will exhibit spiritual maturity, compassion, and flexibility; they will exhibit a servant's heart and spirit, and will work well in a supervised context.

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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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Clergy Application Instructions

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/clergy-applications/

Clergy interested in being considered for a position in The Episcopal Diocese of Maine should follow these instructions.

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Convention Registration Opens Friday, September 16

https://episcopalmaine.org/convention-registration-opens-friday-september-16/

Register today for the 203rd annual Diocesan Convention! REGISTER HERE Who should register?  All voting lay convention delegates whose names have been submitted by their congregation All voting canonically resident and licensed priests in charge who...

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Disciplinary Board

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/disciplinary-board/

In the event of a charge of clergy misconduct, members of Disciplinary Board must meet to review the matter.

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Commission on Ministry

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/commission-on-ministry/

The Commission on Ministry (COM) assists the bishop in developing, recruiting, forming, and assessing those called to ministry in the church. Their work encompasses those called to lay or ordained ministry.