The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. Peter’s Rockland

Ashes to Go in nine communities across Maine

On Wednesday, March 1, a group of Episcopal clergy, including Maine Bishop the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane, will take the traditional Ash Wednesday practice of the imposition of ashes from inside of church buildings out to the people on the streets of Portland, Rockland, Bath, Waterville, Windham, Brunswick, Winthrop, Wilton, and Farmington. Started by…

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St. Peter’s, Rockland, seeks to fund vestrymember’s assistive technology

by Marty Rogers St. Peter’s, Rockland John “Mike” Grondin is in his first year as a vestry member at St. Peter’s in Rockland. As we serve with Mike, we are learning the challenges a visually-impaired person faces when serving on a committee. The first point of business at our meetings is to go around the…

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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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