The 202nd Convention of the Diocese of Maine
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Join us online for the business of convention! Time TBA.
LAY DELEGATES TO CONVENTION
Pre-Convention Town Halls Tuesdays at 5pm (Certified delegates will begin receiving emailed invitations in July 2021.)
ELECTIONS TO DIOCESAN OFFICES
An electronic nomination form is coming soon! (due September 15)
Read about some of the open positions here:
Secretary (1) - one year term
Standing Committee - Clergy (1) - three year term
Standing Committee - Lay (1) - three year term
Treasurer (1) - one year term
Provincial Synod - Clergy Deputy (1) - two year term
Provincial Synod - Clergy Alternate Deputy (1) - two year term
Provincial Synod - Lay Alternate Deputy (1) - two year term
Disciplinary Board - Clergy Representative (1) - two year term
Resolutions are now being accepted! All submissions will be reviewed by the Resolutions Committee, and/or the Committee on Canons (if the resolution involves a change to our governing policy).
Any parishioner of a congregation in Maine, a member of a recognized diocesan body, or member of the Bishop's Office may propose a resolution.
- Resolutions must be titled and include the name and contact information of the submitting person/body.
- Standard Resolution language is required: all clauses begin with the word “RESOLVED:” if there is more than one clause, the words, “AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED” appear at the beginning of a new clause.
- Read through the guidelines on the form before submission to ensure that you include all required information.
Please use this form to submit your resolution. Sumbissions are due September 1.
Holly Sargent, St. George's, York Harbor (Chair)
Rev. Dave Dalzell, Trinity, Saco
Steve Mine, Church of the Good Shepherd, Houlton
Seth Stewart, All Saints by the Sea, Southport
Marge Kilkelly, Christ Church, Gardiner (Chair)
John Atwood, St. Giles, Jefferson
Lis Ingoldsby, St. Brendan the Navigator, Deer Isle
Tracy Shaffer, St. Dunstan's, Ellsworth
Rev. Brent Was, St. Francis by the Sea, Blue Hill (Chair)
Robert Ludwig, Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley
Pray for the convention’s work supporting diocesan mission and ministry. Suggested prayers are in the Book of Common Prayer on pages 817-18.
For more information, contact Canon Barbara Martin via email or at 207.772.1953 x 125.