Clergy Retreat: Risk-taking in Christian Ministry


Clergy Retreat: Risk-taking in Christian Ministry Risk-taking is a part of life and an important challenge for those of us in Christian ministry at this time. What is the nature of risk-taking? Why should we consider...


Retired Clergy


The Retired Clergy Community in Maine connects regularly via Zoom, Facebook, and newsletter.


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.


Bishop Brown asks leaders to discuss resuming pre-pandemic Eucharistic practices


Excerpted from The Pine Tree Clergy Newsletter, 17 October 2022: “At clergy day on 27 September, I asked clergy who oversee congregations to begin conversations with lay leaders about when and how to resume pre-pandemic Eucharistic practices. I...


ADOPTED – 2022 Convention Resolution: Clergy Compensation for 2023


Clergy Compensation for 2023 Supporting Document for Clergy Compensation 2023    


Retired Clergy Gathering


Retired Clergy Gathering with Eucharist, Refreshments, and Time with the Bishop Two days/locations to choose from: 10:30-2:00, Tuesday, 21 June at St. Mark’s in Waterville – Register here 10:30-2:00, Wednesday, 22 June at Loring House...


Clergy Retreat: Loving Christ In & Through Creation


Clergy are invited to join us on Thursday, March 2 for a one-day retreat led by Br. Keith Nelson, SSJE, focused on loving Christ in and through creation. Br Keith Nelson, SSJE is a life-professed member...


Clergy Day with the Bishop


Bishop Thomas Brown invites all clergy to attend a gathering this September. The Bishops of Vermont and New Hampshire will be attending as well. The people of Christ Church will provide refreshments and lunch (as...

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Convention Registration Opens Friday, September 16


Register today for the 203rd annual Diocesan Convention! REGISTER HERE Who should register?  All voting lay convention delegates whose names have been submitted by their congregation All voting canonically resident clergy and licensed priests in charge...

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How to Find Diocesan Convention Information


Are you a clergy or lay delegate, or an interested Episcopalian and you’re not sure quite where to look for diocesan convention information? We are here to help! Convention information will always be sent out...