The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. John Baptist Thomaston

Planning Your Funeral Music Could Be Fun!

by Anthony Antolini, Music Director St. John Baptist, Thomaston originally published in the October 2015 edition of The Antiphon, St. John’s monthly newsletter We’ve had a remarkable number of parishioners pass away in recent months. I cannot remember a time when I’ve played so many funerals in close succession. All this has reminded us of…

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Six New Initiative Fund grants awarded by Diocesan Council

The New Initiative Fund  grant program marked its third year as Diocesan Council met on February 23 at St. Martin’s in Palmyra. With a total of $35,000 to allocate and nearly twice that in requests from nine congregations, members of Council took seriously the hard decisions they were asked to make by studying the 99…

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Praying around the Diocese

Check out a new page (see the tab above) on the NNE and a new weekly feature:  a  brief profile on Maine congregations featured in this week’s Diocesan Cycle of Prayer. Learn more about each congregation by visiting its website and please remember to keep them in your prayers. Visit the 2012 Cycle of Prayer…

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