The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. George’s Sanford

Dream Teams: a new discernment option for lay people

by Darreby Ambler Grace Church, Bath “The place God calls you to is where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”  – Frederick Buechner Back when my husband Michael Ambler was considering ordination, a wonderful thing happened to him: his discernment group. Here was a kindly disposed group of people on his side,…

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Maine Episcopalians glean ideas and information on health ministries in Baltimore

by Bruce Nickerson, RN, FCN, CCM Diocesan Liaison to National Episcopal Health Ministry St. George’s, Sanford The Diocese of Maine was represented by five health ministers at the National Episcopal Health Ministries Annual Conference on May 9-11 in Baltimore, Maryland.  The title of the conference was “Health and Wellness in a Frantic World: Be Still and…

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