Visitations from Bishop Brown

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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Bishop Brown shares Lambeth updates

Sunday, August 8 Bishop Brown writes, “Ever feel totally grateful and also completely finished? The Lambeth Conference has been amazing, at times brilliant (as they say here); lots of grace, at least for me. I...



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Holy Curiosity: A Message From the Bishops of Northern New England

Dear Episcopalians of Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire, Today we celebrated a new milestone! Episcopalians from across Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire met on Zoom today for Maine’s Spring Training event, and during the program,...


Episcopal Maine in the News

A list of articles and videos featuring the Diocese of Maine

Staff Member

The Rt. Rev. Thomas J. Brown

A phrase I love to use when I meet people is, “where are you from-from?” It’s become an invitation for the person to reach back to the place where she or he spent the earliest...


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.


Journal of the 200th Diocesan Convention (2019)

The 200th Convention of the Diocese of Maine and Formal Seating of the Tenth Bishop of Maine was held on October 26, 2019 at the University of Southern Maine and the Cathedral of St. Luke in Portland, Maine.


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.


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...