Come Gather together with people from around the diocese on Saturday, April 28th for an event entitled SPRING TRAINING

Saturday, April 28, 2018        South Parish Congregational Church       9 Church Street      Augusta, Maine

"Jesus is Here. Right Here. Right Now."

​Gather with Bishop Steve Lane and Episcopalians across the diocese for a day of learning, sharing, and growth. A church leader? A clergy person? Someone generally interested? With 20 workshops to choose from, you'll find what you're looking for. There's no cost for this event, but please register in advance.

Schedule of the Day

8:30 to 9:15 - Greeting and Coffee

9:30 to 11:00 - Workshop Session I (with Dwelling in the Word)

11:15 to Noon - Plenary with remarks from Bishop Lane, worship, and music

Noon to 12:30 - Lunch

12:30 to 1:45 - Workshop Session II

2:00 to 3:15 - Workshop Session III (and clean up)

FAQs (Check back here before the event, because we’ll keep adding information.)

WHEN? Saturday, April 28, 2018.  

TIME? Coffee and a snack are available from 8:30 - 9:15.  The workshops begin at 9:30 and end at 3:15.

WHERE? South Parish Congregational Church, 9 Church Street in Augusta. (Click to locate it on Google Maps) A full schedule with workshop locations will be available at the registration table just inside the entrance from the parking lot.

PARKING? Please plan extra time so you can park offsite. Please don't take one of the limited spaces in the church parking lot unless walking is difficult for you. South Parish Church is a four minute walk from the Dickson Parking Garage. And our hosts at South Parish church will have a list of other parking options for us, too.

WHERE SHOULD I GO WHEN I ARRIVE?  The parking lot door will be the easiest to use. Register at the door and allow time for coffee, visiting, and browsing the display tables.

WHAT TO BRING? A bagged lunch. Be prepared to eat in a room without a table.

WHO CAN COME?  Everyone is invited, but registration is required so we can plan for you. The workshops were chosen to appeal to clergy, wardens, vestries, staff, teachers, lay leaders and all parishioners in churches around Maine.  Space is limited to 170 people.  

WHERE DO I REGISTER? Register here. Registration will close if we reach capacity of 170 people. Otherwise, it will close on Tuesday, April 24. Sorry, group registration isn't available. We need to get a headcount for workshops in order to put them in the right-sized rooms.

I FORGOT WHICH WORKSHOPS I REGISTERED FOR? Look at your confirmation email. Or use your best guess. Or check the list available at registration which will also indicate which workshops have unlimited seating.

GRATITUDE:  Thank you to South Parish for their wonderful hospitality!

QUESTIONS? Ask Jane Hartwell at

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