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 […]
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 […]
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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/mainebishopsearch It closes February 28. Thank you so much for your help!
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 […]
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 […]
On December 1 and 2, the newly-appointed Discernment and Transition Committees met with the Standing Committee, the Episcopal Church Consultant, and their chaplain, the Rev. Nancy Moore of Christ Church, Norway.