The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

Deacons

The Liberating (and Challenging) Love of God

Mary Lee and the Presiding Bishop after the installation. by the Rev. Mary Lee Wile, Deacon St. Paul’s, Brunswick My very first auditory memory involves lying on the wooden pew in St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Evanston, Illinois, listening to the sound of the liturgy wash over me. I’ve spent my life as an Episcopalian,…

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Caring and need meet in Millinocket

by the Rev. Bob Landry Deacon at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Last year, because of an injury I sustained in a car accident, I had time to sit and pray more often about things in my life and in my community. By community I mean my deep concern not only for my church community at…

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Three great opportunities to learn and grow on Saturday, October 1

Whether your interests focus on ministry, service or stewardship, there are three opportunities for you across the Diocese of Maine next Saturday, October 1, in Waterville, Auburn and Kennebunk.  Learn more below. Baptismal Ministry Day:  October 1 at St. Mark’s, Waterville On Saturday, October 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. join people from all…

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Two new blogs in the Diocese of Maine

The episcopalmaine presence on the blogsosphere is growing again! We welcome two new blogs: Maine’s Campus Missioner, the Rev. Shirley Bowen has started a new blog about campus ministry in Maine. It is a place for young adults to find “ideas and meaning-making on Maine’s campuses.” Everyone interested in this ministry is welcome to visit…

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