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Certificates of Delgates to Diocesan Convention Deadline

Deadline SUNDAY! Certification of Lay Delegates Lay delegates elected to serve at convention must be certified using the form below by July 31, 2022. This certificate must be prepared and signed by the Rector, Vicar...

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Diocesan Convention 2023 Announcement

Churches, please share this video with your congregation! The dates the bishop mentions are: 10, 17, 24, and 31 October Town Halls as pre-convention gatherings 21 October Diocese-wide Convocation at the cathedral 11 November Annual business...

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Legislative Update – February 5, 2023

Below you will find the first draft of the legislative tracking document and my notes from Advocacy Days. The tracking document is not set up with active links to the legislative documents – yet. I...


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. 


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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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...


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Virtual Book Launch with Dr. Catherine Meeks

Participate in Virtual Book Launch with Dr. Catherine Meeks Thursday, December 8 6:30 p.m. Online We were delighted to recently have Dr. Catherine Meeks, Executive Director of The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial Healing,...


Discernment Book Suggestions

Discernment by Henry Nouwen In Discernment, Nouwen teaches us how to read the signs of the times; in daily life in order to make decisions that are ultimately guided by God. Nouwen emphasizes listening to...


Bicentennial of the Diocese of Maine

The Diocese of Maine celebrated its 200th birthday in the year 2020. The Bicentennial Committee planned a year long multi-event celebration, beginning with a kick-off at Diocesan Convention in 2019.