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 […]
It is a profound privilege to work with this fine group of people as we plan for the discernment, election, and consecration of the 10th Episcopal Bishop of Maine. All told it’s an 18 month diocesan process and we’re at the halfway point. As Bishop Steve Lane often cheerfully reminds […]
The Diocesan Discernment Committee has closed the process of submitting nominations and applications. We received dozens of nominations and they produced more applications than we anticipated. There was a high interest in being the Tenth Bishop of Maine from around the Episcopal Church. The Discernment Committee now moves towards a […]
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 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!