Episcopal Diocese of Maine
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|Diocese of Maine|
Cathedral Church of St. Luke
|Ecclesiastical province||Province I|
|Cathedral||Cathedral Church of St. Luke|
|Bishop||Stephen T. Lane|
Location of the Diocese of Maine
The Episcopal Diocese of Maine is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America and encompasses the entire State of Maine. It is part of the Province of New England — Province I of the ECUSA.
The Diocese has 66 year-round congregations and 20 summer chapels. The see city is Portland. Its cathedral is located at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke. The diocesan bishop since September 2008 has been Stephen T. Lane.
The Diocese of Maine was created in 1820 from the Eastern Diocese (which included all of New England save Connecticut) and elected its first bishop, George Burgess in 1847.
- George Burgess (1847 - 1866)
- Henry A. Neely (1867 - 1899)
- Robert Codman (1900 - 1915)
- Benjamin Brewster (1916 - 1940)
- Oliver Leland Loring (1941 - 1968)
- Frederick Wolf (1968-1986)
- Edward C. Chalfant (1986 - 1996)
- Chilton R. Knudsen (1998 - 2008)
- Stephen T. Lane (2008 - present)
- Official Web site of the Diocese of Maine
- Journal of the Annual Convention, Diocese of Maine at the Online Books Page
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