Lay Liturgical Ministry

A communicant in good standing, may be licensed by the Bishop to serve as Worship Leader, Preacher, Eucharistic Minister, or Eucharistic Visitor. Requirements and guidelines for the selection, training, continuing education, and deployment of lay ministers, and the duration of licenses shall be established by the Bishop in consultation with the Commission on Ministry.


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.


Resolution Learning Session

The deadline for submitting a resolution for diocesan convention is fast approaching (September 16th)! If you have an idea for a resolution — or want to learn more about the process — mark your calendar...


What We Believe

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Advocacy Report – A Busy 90 Days Coming Up

Update March 18, 2023 The 131st Legislature was very slow to take off and is just now shifting into a quicker pace. As of March 17th, 1210, of an expected 2,000 +/- bills have been...

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ACTION ALERT from the Climate Justice Council

As we continue to strive in new ways to care for the gift of God’s Creation, the Climate Justice Council asks your support in contacting your legislators about these proposed bills in the document below....


Permission to Officiate and Recording a Marriage Form (non-canonical clergy)

In order to fulfill Canon 1:19 of Regulations Respecting Holy Matrimony: Concerning Preservation of Marriage, Dissolution of Marriage and Remarriage, non-canonical priests should complete this request form at least 30 days before the solemnization (Canon...


Responsibilities of the Secretary of the Diocese

Responsibilities: The position of Secretary of the Diocese requires familiarity with the process of the Annual Diocesan Convention. In addition to the canonical responsibilities, the Secretary oversees the registration of delegates to convention and monitors...


Treasurer’s Responsibilities

Canon 7, Diocese of Maine (Of the Treasurer of the Diocese) Section 1. It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to receive and disburse all moneys collected under the authority of the Convention, unless...

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Welcoming New Staff and Announcing Staff Retirements

8 February 2023 Dear Friends in Christ, Today I am delighted to share with you several updates about the diocesan staff as we welcome new faces and begin to honor and celebrate upcoming retirements. Transition...