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Canon to the Ordinary’s sabbatical results in formation of Restoration Laos

by The Rev. Cn. Michael Ambler I fell in love with the tiny, distant country of Laos about twelve years ago, when I first visited on vacation. Laos is a sliver of mountain and river,...


Digital Onboarding Grants

Digital Onboarding Grants from the Diocese of Maine are a program designed to assist churches in pivoting to worship online or via broadcast. This could be through the purchase of livestreaming equipment, extending their Wi-Fi, purchasing video editing software for recorded services, purchasing technology for broadcast and more. 


Mutual Study of Ministry (MSM)

For many years, the Bishop’s Office has encouraged congregations to conduct a Mutual Study of Ministry (MSM) every few years. An agreement to do an MSM about 18 months into the new priest’s tenure is...


Domestic and International Poverty Grants

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine makes funds available annually to support international and domestic efforts and ministries that help to alleviate poverty. Any Maine congregation or program group may offer a proposal to Diocesan Council for consideration to fund an international or domestic outreach or effort.


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.


Episcopal Maine in the News

A list of articles and videos featuring the Diocese of Maine

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GC80 Wrap-up from Bishop Brown

“Hello to the Episcopal Church in Maine. It’s the last day of General Convention. It’s Monday the 11th of July. We’ve just finished our work. We finished before noon. This is a historic General Convention:...


Spring Training

Spring Training 2022 – Featuring a Conversation with the Bishops of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont Saturday, May 14  9 am -12 pm  Online via Zoom Join us for a morning of conversation, prayer, and learning. Participants can...


Property, Safety and Infrastructure (PSI) Advisory Team

The PSI Advisory Team supports congregational leadership in their mission of maintaining the holy spaces (interior & exterior) that support the congregation's ability to offer worship, engage in congregational development, and minister to the wider community through their outreach programs.

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Cathedral Dean leaving Portland after 18 years of service

The Very Rev. Dr. Benjamin Shambaugh, Dean of St. Luke’s Cathedral will complete 18 years of service to the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, the City of Portland, and the state and Episcopal Diocese of...