The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

Monday, July 9, 2018

From General Convention – July 9

Greetings from Austin! It’s Monday and all business all the time at the 79th General Convention. Maine’s members of the Program, Budget, and Finance Committee, Bishop Steve Lane and Deputy John Hennessy, started early this morning to the work of pounding out a three-year budget and – after a full day of legislative work –…

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Deputy of the Day – the Rev. Nina Ranadive Pooley

I was in the elevator on my way back to my room to write this when another deputy said, “Today feels like several days!” So it’s not just me! Today is Sunday at General Convention, which was an odd, hybrid kind of day. Our morning was one of witness and action; prayer and song –…

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