The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (ChIME) is an interfaith wisdom school that offers an intensive two-year chaplaincy program for those seeking to deepen their spiritual growth or ordination as interfaith ministers.

Professor Dana Sawyer and Lama Willa Miller will engage ChIME students and the public with Workshops on the Abrahamic Traditions and Buddhism on Saturday, Feb 7 and Sunday, Feb 8, respectively


University of Maine - Orono instructor, gkisedtanamoogk, prepares to teach 

ChIME's Native American Spirituality and Values Workshop last Jan 3rd

 Chaplaincy Institute of Maine

The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine is an Interfaith wisdom school and open community committed to transformation of the self and planet earth through education, ordination, support, celebration and service. ChIME will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, marital status, beliefs, age, national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability. ChIME is a non-profit, Interfaith seminary governed by a Board of Trustees.


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Looking for an ordained interfaith minister for your wedding ceremony, memorial service or other life event?  

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