The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. John’s Bangor

Facing an uncertain future with hope

One of a few dozen Mainers to travel to Boston on Saturday, April 27, for the Climate Revival, family doctor and member of St. John’s, Bangor, Ann Holland Faulkner Sherman reflects on her journey. What is the stone rolled against the door of my heart, keeping me entombed?  It’s name is FEAR. Fear of change;…

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One Holy Week – Two Sermons

On Palm Sunday, Bishop Steve Lane visited St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rockland.  Here, in part, is what he had to say to all of us at the start of Holy Week. When Jesus entered Jerusalem on the back of colt, there were only two possibilities: he was either the author of an incredibly brave,…

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Sharing stewardship successes

by Lisa Meeder Turnbull Diocesan Stewardship Consultant The Diocesan Stewardship Initiative has now been underway for nearly a year, offering consultation and resources in all aspects of stewardship: time and talent, love and compassion, effort and dedication, and funds. It is exciting to see the many creative ways that congregations inspire and celebrate offerings of…

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Stewardship Double-Header at St. John’s, Bangor, February 11

On Saturday, February 11, 2012, St. John’s, Bangor, will host two stewardship workshops for clergy and lay leaders. From 9:30-12:30, Money and More will introduce year-round, holistic stewardship, taking a fresh look at time, talent, and treasure through the lenses of the liturgical cycle, the unique seasons of the individual congregation’s life together, and our…

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