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Worship

https://episcopalmaine.org/about/worship/

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Digital Onboarding Grants

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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. 

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Lay Liturgical Ministry

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/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.

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How to Worship When Your Priest is Sick

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/supply-sunday-morning-plan-b/

COVID Continued: Sick Clergy and Sunday Morning Plan B In recent weeks we’ve been hearing frequent reports of people testing positive for COVID, including in many cases, clergy in charge of Sunday worship.  The good...

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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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Tenebrae Service: Worship and Watch Party for Youth & Young People

https://episcopalmaine.org/event/tenebrae-service-worship-and-watch-party-for-youth-young-people/

Worship and Watch Party Wednesday, April 13 6 PM Youth and young people from across our diocese participated remotely in putting together a Tenebrae or “Shadow” service for Holy Week. We will gather on w2g.tv at...

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Tenebrae Service: Online Worship for Holy Week

https://episcopalmaine.org/event/tenebrae-online-worship-service-for-holy-week/

We are delighted to share with you a Tenebrae online worship service for Holy Week, brought to you by the children and youth of the diocese. The full service will be made available to all...

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Liturgical Role of the Deacon

https://episcopalmaine.org/resources/liturgical-duties-deacon/

Deacons have specific liturgical responsibilities in the worship of the Episcopal Church that are intended to reflect their role as servants of Christ. These duties include taking the Good News of God’s love to the world (proclaiming the Gospel), bringing the concerns of the world into the church (working with others on the prayers of the people), modeling servanthood (preparing the table) and sending the people of God out to serve the world (proclaiming the dismissal). Ideally, each of these liturgical duties is matched by real world and congregational ministries.

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Employment

https://episcopalmaine.org/employment/

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Digital Usher Training Presentation

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1riRUjdBkLJwjCvCOjT_iigU5BHhubnHF/view?usp=sharing

The Episcopal Diocese of Maine offered training on how to serve as a digital usher during a worship service or meeting on Zoom.