Special Message from Standing Committee President Rev. Maria Hoecker On Wednesday, May 1, with the flourishes of a couple of pens, gift-giving, and joyous smiles all around, we officially welcomed Bishop-Elect Thomas James Brown and his husband, Rev. Thomas Mousin to the Episcopal Diocese of Maine! As part of our […]
[Episcopal News Service, April 11, 2019] The Episcopal Diocese of Maine has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, that Bishop-Elect Thomas James Brown has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed […]
Today, Presiding Bishop Michael J. Curry announced that a majority of the bishops with jurisdiction and a majority of diocesan standing committees of The Episcopal Church have consented to the election of the Rev. Thomas J. Brown as the Tenth Bishop of Maine. In The Episcopal Church, a bishop is […]
Feb. 9, 2019 The Rev. Thomas James Brown was elected to become the 10th Bishop of the Diocese of Maine at a Special Electing Convention in Bangor on February 9, 2019. One of five nominees, Rev. Brown, is currently serving as Rector of the Parish of the Epiphany in Winchester, […]
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With the Electing Convention this Saturday, February 9th at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, we reach another milestone in our journey along a prayerful and thoughtful process of discernment and transition to name our 10th Bishop. We hope everyone has taken the opportunity to learn more about the five […]
Read Bishop Steve Lane’s letter in the January 25th edition of The DioLog.
January 25, 2019 Thank you to everyone who attended last weekend’s Walkabouts with the Nominees for the 10th Bishop of Maine. Despite the weekend’s wintry weather, sessions were well attended. The meetings provided clergy and members of the Diocese the opportunity to meet the Nominees and hear their responses to […]
The Transition Committee met to finalize the Walkabout schedule. Walkabouts will be in Augusta, Bangor, and Portland on the weekend of January 18th. For more information, please see the website.