The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

Friday, February 18, 2011

Four New Initiatives Grants awarded by Diocesan Council

Last October our Diocesan Convention passed a budget that included $50,000 for new work.  A large portion, $30,000, has been earmarked for a program to support stewardship in Maine congregations.  Early this year a competitive application process for the remaining $20,000 was opened to provide funding for fresh ministry ideas. Criteria established by the Mission…

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Updates on (20!) congregations in transition

One feature of the print version of The Northeast was a report on congregations in search (new lingo: transition) across the Diocese.   That will be a new monthly feature of the NNE.  Here’s the first with Canon Vicki Wiederkehr reporting on 20 (of our 65!) congregations that are currently in transition. St. Michael’s, Auburn:  The…

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