people affected by violence and terror in France, Nigeria, Lebanon, Syria, and Mali as well as refugees from war-torn places who face an uncertain future.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry'
s statement on the refugee crisis,
"Be Not Afraid!
Participate in a webinar on refugee resettlement offered by Episcopal Migration Ministries and the Office of Government Relations on Monday, November 23 at 8 p.m.
Learn more here
youth and adult leaders
of the Fall Middle School Youth Event this weekend at St. Luke's Cathedral in Portland.
the family of Deacon Gary Drinkwater whose father-in-law, Norm Rivard, was killed in a hit and run accident in Lewiston on Wednesday evening. Mr. Rivard was crossing the street near his home.
voices among us...
|Bishop Lane's Convention Sermon
"Planning Your Funeral Music Could Be Fun,"
a post by
, long-time music director at St. John Baptist in Thomaston, originally printed in St. John's newsletter The
, is now available on the NNE blog. In addition to Tony's suggestions and guidance, there are samples of funeral planning forms used by Maine churches and those in other dioceses.
people of Church at 209 in Augusta as they celebrate
St. Mark's Episcopal Church's 175th Anniversary on Sunday, November 22, at 4 p.m. at 209 Eastern Avenue. Bishop Lane will preside. All are welcome.
people of St. Luke's, Wilton
, on the creation of a neighborhood labyrinth with help from a New Initiatives Fund grant. It's featured in newspapers
Applications for the next round of New Initiatives Fund grants will be open in mid-December with awards announced in February. What is
your congregation dreaming about?
people of St. Andrew's, Newcastle, upon the announcement of their call of an Interim Priest-in-Charge.
The Rev. John S. Nieman of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina will join them in ministry beginning in February.