Rev. Levering (Lev) Sherman, Interim Priest-in-Charge
Rev. Sherman was rector of the Episcopal congregation in Millinocket, ME from April of 2012 through December 2015. He also served as priest-in-charge of the northern Maine church in Winn; was vicar of All Saints’ in Skowhegan from August of 1997, and of St. Martin’s Palmyra from March of 2006, both until April 2012 was as vicar of St. Barnabas’ in Augusta from November 1989 to August of 1997. Ordained to the priesthood in Western North Carolina in 1974, Lev also worked in counseling and public mental-health positions, and later in Public Television and educational media. From 1997 until he joined St. Martin’s, he was Coordinator of Developmental Technologies and Educational Media at the Maine State Library in Augusta. He is married to Dr. Ann Holland of St John’s Bangor, and they reside in Bangor.
Lev served as clergy-deputy to the 2009 national Episcopal General Convention in Anaheim, and at the 2012 General Convention in Indianapolis. Lev has been part of a variety of diocesan responsibilities since 1989. He was a member of the Committee on Holy Orders / Commission on Ministry (COHO / COM), the Committee on Baptismal Ministry (COBM), the Diocesan Grants Committee, and consultant in ministry and Ministry Development. He also previously served as: Chair of the Committee on Spirituality and the Environment, representative to the regional Synod (Province 1, New England); first chair and organizer of the Communications Committee; Commission on Diocesan Operations; Committee on Missions; Board of Directors of the Diocesan Resource Center.
The vestry is the core elected lay leadership group of the parish. As such, each member of the vestry, each candidate who commits to be nominated to serve as a vestry member and the vestry as a group are expected to willingly take a leadership role incorporating the following duties: strategic leadership, role modeling, training and education, and administration.
Vestry meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in person at St. Pat’s.