The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (ChIME) educates and ordains interfaith leaders who serve with integrity, spiritual presence, and prophetic voice.

What's ChIME all about?  
Listen to three of our grads and one current student tell their stories in this 4 minute video:

Summer Outreach at the Deering Oaks Park Festival of Nations 

More ChIME photos here.


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.

Applications for Fall 2015 now being accepted. Review our 2-yr Program

Then click here for an application


REAL LIFE. REAL LOVE. REAL COMMUNITY.  Read about our Planetary Chaplains and join us in honoring them on Oct 6th  click here.

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Looking for an ordained Interfaith Minister for your wedding ceremony, memorial service or other life event?  

Click here for a list of our graduates by City and State.


ChIME Ordination 2015
Stream archive available here