The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. George’s York Harbor

Deputy of the Day – the Rev. Calvin Sanborn

Most days are very busy at General Convention. Today was no exception. It began with a morning legislative session in which we continued debate that started the day prior to discuss Resolution A068 (Plan for the Revision of the Book of Common Prayer). This was of particular interested to me, since I have been following…

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“We must not let fear become another closet. “

by the Rev. Calvin Sanborn Rector of St. George’s Episcopal Church, York Harbor, Maine [Ed. Note: The Rev. Calvin Sanborn was invited to share his reaction to the Orlando shooting at a gathering earlier this week at Maine Street, a gay nightclub in Ogunquit. Pretty sure it’s where Jesus would have turned up.] Let me…

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Calvin Sanborn talks marriage

The Rev. Calvin Sanborn, rector of St. George’s, York Harbor, has been following the Special Committee on Marriage and the resolutions the Committee has engaged in during General Convention. Here he shares the work of the Committee and the status of the resolutions considered. And congratulations to him upon being elected as the Province 1…

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Deputy of the Day – Calvin Sanborn

by the Rev. Calvin Sanborn Rector of St. George’s, York Harbor Today was a joyfully distracting day for me, I must admit. By now, of course, you’ve almost certainly heard the news that the Supreme Court has legalized marriage equality across the country. When word began to spread throughout the Salt Palace here in Salt…

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