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Transition Committee Meets to Plan Events

The Transition Committee met in a Zoom videoconference on June 11. The purpose of the meeting was to plan the events over the next year The Candidate Walkabout was the most-discussed because it will take place in January 2019. The Walkabout is a series of events all over the state […]

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Discernment of Candidates has Begun!

The Discernment Committee met on Saturday, June 7. During the all-day meeting, the 13-member committee discussed the applications that arrived during the previous month’s application period. After narrowing the pool of applicants during the first half of the day, the committee spent the rest of the time planning the next […]

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Nomination Period Closed, Application Period Still Open

While the nomination period for the search for the 10th Bishop of Maine closed yesterday, the application period is still open. If you believe someone is suited to be the next Bishop of Maine, please contact that person and encourage them to apply. Nominations are not mandatory; those that are […]

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Nomination Period Closes May 30

The nomination period for discerning the 10th Bishop of Maine ends May 30. If you would like to nominate someone, please click on this link: http://bishopquest.episcopalmaine.org/timeline/nominations/ Nominations are welcome from everyone! The application period ends about five days after the nomination period, so if you intend to nominate, please do […]

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Discernment Committee to Focus on Applications

The Discernment Committee met last week to prepare for the influx of applications and the next stage of discerning the 10th Bishop of Maine. They began working on plans for interviewing the candidates who will move ahead in the process, and discussed various aspects of October’s Candidate Retreat. Chaplain Nancy […]

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Nominations for bishop open May 3

The Bishop Discernment Committee for the Tenth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine today released the diocesan profile and announced that nominations and applications for the position are now being accepted. Self-nominations are welcome. The profile, nomination form, and application form are now live. All forms and required attachments must […]

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More than 800 people took the diocesan survey. This wordcloud reflects the most common answers to the question: "To where is God calling the Episcopal Diocese of Maine?"

Nomination and Application timetable set

The Discernment Committee has completed its final draft of the diocesan profile, and it will be under design for much of April. We intend to have the profile available in early May. We will receive nominations for the Tenth Bishop of Maine through the end of May. Please prayerfully consider […]

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From the Discernment Committee

The Discernment Committee would like to thank everyone who participated in the various surveys, listening sessions, and parish meetings over the past month as we’ve sought to gather input to use in our diocesan profile to present the Diocese of Maine to candidates for our next Bishop. Over 800 people […]

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