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The 201st Convention of the Diocese of Maine

 "Nothing Will Separate Us: Being the Body of Christ"

DIo Convention 2020 Slides 1

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - Sunday, October 18, 2020  


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The entire diocese joined in Convention worship on Sunday, October 18 that included Bishop Thomas Brown's Convention Address and our virtual choir! Watch recording here

The offertory is for the United Thank Offering. Donate to UTO online here
Download a copy of the text of the Bishop's Convention Address here. 


Treasurer (1 year term); Mr. Richard Rozene, St. Ann's, Windham- elected
Secretary (1 year term); Ms Leigh Spahr, St. Patrick's, Brewer - elected
Disciplinary Board - Clergy (3 year term); The Rev. Nathan Ferrell, Saint Mary's, Falmouth - elected
Trustees of Diocesan Funds (4 year term); Ms Betsy McCandless, Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland - elected
Standing Committee - Clergy (3 year term); The Rev. Sara Gavit, St. Anne's, Calais - elected
Standing Committee - Lay (3 year term); Ms Lisa Lindsay, St. Luke's, Wilton - elected
Diocesan Council - Eight (8) Area Lay Representatives (2 year term)
Lay representatives were elected in Area caucuses at Town Hall on Tuesday, October 13. Results below:
Area 1 - Ms Nancy Mooers (Church of the Good Shepherd, Houlton - elected 
Area 2 - Ms Rita Redfield (St. Andrew and St. John, Southwest Harbor) - elected
Area 3 - Ms Christine Talbott (St. Patrick's, Brewer) - elected
Area 4 - Ms Melissa Sparks (St. Michael's, Auburn) - elected
Area 5 - Mr. Tom Ward (St. Andrew's, Winthrop) - elected
Area 6 - Mr. Stephen Ward (St. Andrew's, Newcastle) - elected
Area 7 - Mr. Fred Fowler (Cathedral of St. Luke, Portland) - elected
Area 8 - Ms Holly Sargent (St. George's, York Harbor - elected 


1 - Clergy Compensation for 2021 - adopted with consent calendar 
2 - Lay Compensation for 2021 - adopted with consent calendar
3 - Justice Commission Endorsement - adopted with consent calendar 
4 - Establishment of a Racial Justice Council - adopted with consent calendar 



Below are two files containing the proposed 2021 Diocesan Budget which was adopted by convention on Saturday, October 17:



The Rev. Sara Gavit (St. Anne's, Calais)
The Rev. Carolyn Eklund (St. Paul's, Brunswick)
Mr. Robert Ludwig (Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley)
Ms Holly Sargent (St. George's, York Harbor)
The Rev. Claudia Smith (Retired)




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