The 201st Convention of the Diocese of Maine

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

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

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CONTENTS

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ELECTION RESULTS

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
 
 
 

RESOLUTIONS

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 
 

CONSENT CALENDAR - ADOPTED

  • Adopt Agenda for the 201st Diocesan Convention
  • Approval of the Minutes of the 200th Diocesan Convention
  • Elect to Treasurer of the Diocese - Rozene, Richard
  • Elect to Secretary of the Diocese - Spahr, Leigh
  • Elect to the Disciplinary Board in Clerical Order - Ferrell, Nathan
  • Elect to Trustee of Diocesan Funds - McCandless, Betsy
  • Resolution #1 Clergy Compensation for 2021
  • Resolution #2 Lay Compensation for 2021
  • Resolution #3 Justice Commission Endorsement
  • Resolution #4 Establishment of a Racial Justice Council
  • Approve Appointment of Canon Sacrist to the Cathedral - Landry, Robert
  • Waive reading of the Minutes of the 201st Convention
  • Waive reading of the Resolutions of Courtesy
  • Registrar and Archivist - Martin, Barbara

BUDGET - ADOPTED

Below are two files containing the proposed 2021 Diocesan Budget which was adopted by convention on Saturday, October 17:
 
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WORSHIP & BISHOP'S ADDRESS

Join the entire diocese in online worship on Sunday, October 18 that will include Bishop Thomas Brown's Convention Address and our virtual choir! Worship will be available at 7:30 am on YouTube and will 'premiere' on Facebook at 10:00 am.
 

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

TRUSTEES OF DIOCESAN FUNDS REPORT TO CONVENTION

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REPORT OF THE 79TH GENERAL CONVENTION (2018)

Actions taken at the last General Convention of the Episcopal Church will be discussed during our convention.
 
Here is the list of the constitutional amendments:

CONVENTION PLANNING COMMITTEE 2020

The Rt. Rev. Thomas Brown (Bishop of Maine)
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)
Ms Katie Clark (Staff)
Mr. John Hennessy (Staff)
Ms Barbara Martin (Staff)
Ms Teresa Pinney (Staff

MINUTES OF THE 200TH DIOCESAN CONVENTION

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HELPFUL LINKS 

 
 
 
Questions? Contact Canon Barbara Martin via email or at 207.772.1953 x 125
 

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