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: 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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Please take our survey!

The Discernment Committee wants to hear from you regarding our search for the next Bishop. We’ve made a five minute survey to gather information and ideas from the Diocese. This is the link to the survey: It closes February 28. Thank you so much for your help!

Jan 27 Discernment Committee Meeting

The Discernment Committee met all day on Saturday, January 27th, and completed a great deal of work toward writing the Diocesan Profile. The group divided into subcommittees to explore how to gather information about the diocese from parishioners, congregations, and clergy. More information about surveying the Diocese will be coming […]

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January 15th Meeting

The Discernment Committee met on January 15th to try out the Zoom platform for video conferencing. Zoom is what the Diocese uses to meet when members are far-flung or the weather isn’t cooperating enough for us to meet in person. All went well–within the first 10 minutes we were all […]

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