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All conference/district offices and our camp and retreat centers are working and worshiping remotely until further notice. Staff are available by phone and email. Find contact information below:

Conference staff
District offices
Camp and Retreat Centers

Meetings/events Bishop Devadhar is calling on all conference committees/boards/agencies to meet via conference call or videoconferencing (no in-person meetings) through July 2020.

Daily prayer

During these difficult days, Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar and the members of the Extended Cabinet are sharing a daily prayer based on the Revised Common Lectionary for the week.

You are welcome to use these in worship or in your own devotions.

Find past prayers 

From Bishop Devadhar

Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar and the Extended Cabinet have been providing a weekly email update each Tuesday. Find those here

Previous announcements

See a message from Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar – March 18, 2020
Bishop Devadhar has closed the Conference offices in Methuen beginning Tuesday, March 17.​
See a message from Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar – March 14, 2020
See a message from Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar – March 11, 2020

Virtual Camp and Retreat offerings

Conference announcements

United Methodist Economic Ministry has suspended its thrift store. Learn how you can help supply food items

Conference Commission on Religion and Race Read a March 12 letter on racism in the time of coronavirus from CCORR

Disaster Response

From former Conference Disaster Response and Mission Coordinator Barbara Burnside

Also: Mid Maine Webinar Recording: Best Practices for Feeding Ministry

Get the latest news

Subscribe to our weekly email newsletter UMCatalyst to receive all the latest news about our response to COVID-19 and more. As a subscriber, you will also receive the daily prayers and a weekly update from the Bishop and Extended Cabinet right in your in-box.