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tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

From the Bishop

Bishop Steve’s welcome to Convention: “This will be a good time.”

Reimagining wealth

In his sermon at Good Shepherd, Houlton, on Sunday Bishop Steve Lane preached on the rich young man who decides he can’t give up his wealth and status to follow Jesus. He had this, in part, to say: The real issue here may be that we are dealing with very different definitions of wealth. For…

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Day 6 of General Convention – Bishop Lane’s daily update

Day 5 of General Convention – Bishop Lane’s daily update

Day 4 of General Convention – Bishop Lane’s daily update

Sorry for the delay, faithful viewers. We had a little Dropbox issue. Here’s Bishop Lane’s update on Sunday’s gun violence march, the UTO festival Eucharist, and the ongoing work of the General Convention.

Day 3 of General Convention – Bishop Lane’s daily update

Day 2 of General Convention – Bishop Lane’s update

Bishop Lane’s statement on today’s Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage

June 26, 2015 Below is a statement from the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maine, on the Supreme Court’s decision regarding same-sex marriage. Bishop Lane is attending the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church meeting in Salt Lake City from June 25 – July 3. Since 2012, when…

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Day one of General Convention – Bishop Steve’s daily update

Bishop Lane’s daily update from General Convention

Another busy day: a welcome from the Presiding Officers, presentation of the Presiding Bishop nominees, and the start of Committee meetings and hearings.