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

12th Annual Interfaith Ordination & Graduation of the Class of 2015 

Sunday, June 7, 2015 (stream archive available)

ChIME Board President, Rev. Larry Greer '04, addresses the ordinands and guests

More ChIME photos here.



If you'd like to consider a gift in honor one of our 2015 ordinands or 

to honor a past ChIME graduate who has served you 

or the community in a meaningful way, 

please scroll down to our DONATE button below!


Or you may send your check to 

ChIME, PO Box 3833, Portland, ME  04104-3833.  

We will let your honoree know of your generosity. Thank you!

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


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