The Discernment Committee is hard at work interviewing dozens of candidates for the position of 10th Bishop of Maine. The interviews will take place online over eight weeks, ending on August 31. The interviewees are from all over the country and hold an enormous variety of positions. Each is bringing […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Last week the Transition Committee met virtually to discuss plans for Bishop Stephen T. Lane’s farewell celebrations. Locations and venues are being explored with the Bishop’s office. The Walkabout Subcommittee reported on their progress making plans to show the candidates around the State of Maine in January 2019.
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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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 […]