Month: April 2020

US Air Force Bound Student Assists at Mission Drive-Thru Food Pantry

CHERRYFIELD, ME — For graduating seniors, high school spring is looking very different this year. Narraguagus student Levi Shaw, pictured here, spent his morning picking up donated produce from Shaw’s and Walmart in Ellsworth for delivery to the Mission’s food pantry in Cherryfield. Levi helps run our drive-thru pantry. We are grateful for his muscle…

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Douglas Cornman – Easter Reflection 2020

Happy Easter! I hope that you are healthy, safe, and managing as best as you possibly can this Easter. It is a strange and unsettling time. I thought that I would share the reflection that I am offering this morning to the residents of the Cranberry Isles, Isle au Haut, Frenchboro, Matinicus and Monhegan. I…

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Mission Food Pantry Helps Women for Healthy Rural Living Distribute Diapers

MILBRIDGE, ME — Women for Healthy Rural Living, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on advancing and promoting the health and well-being of the woman, her family, and her community, is undertaking a Virtual Diaper Drive. Maine Seacoast Mission is helping WHRL distribute their diapers to area parents in need of them. ==== The Consequences of…

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‘Sunbeam’ Update – Insulating the Main Salon

BELFAST, ME — The Mission’s boat Sunbeam is having its routine major refit at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME. The first Sunbeam photos out of Front Street, about a year ago, were of a Sunbeam with its interior gutted for the first time in a quarter century. The expansive surface rust made a startling…

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How to Add a Mission Volunteer Frame to Your Facebook Profile Photo

Here’s how to add Maine Seacoast Mission’s Volunteer frame to your Facebook Profile photo. First follow this link to Facebook’s Change Your Profile Picture page. It will look like this, except you will be looking at your FB Profile picture: Next, in the search box type “Maine Seacoast Mission.” The Mission Volunteer picture frame will…

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Volunteers Wanted! Help Us Stay Connected Through Project ReachOut

Greetings from Maine, A new Mission initiative we call Project ReachOut will play an important role in the days ahead. ReachOut is based on a simple idea; we are all better off when we connect. A kind word and a simple “how can we help?” can make all the difference. Through Project ReachOut, Mission staff…

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Mission Food Pantry Open Wednesday, April 8, 9 am – 12 pm

CHERRYFIELD, ME — We are opening the food pantry tomorrow to give out eggs, produce, milk and bread. Will you put a post out stating that we will be open tomorrow from 9 am -12 pm to give out those items? Click here for directions. Thanks, Megan Smith Community Resource Coordinator Maine Seacoast Mission

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Reaching Out – This is What Community Looks Like

Greetings from Maine, As my mother-in-law, Nancy, says when we’re all together as a family, “We’re making memories.” A few memories from the early days of COVID-19 will forever stay with me: a welcoming “Drive Thru” Food Pantry sign made with love; a photo of a single resilient volunteer in a well-stocked food pantry; a…

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Mission Staff Working Apart Together

BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission is headquartered in Bar Harbor. But much of the Mission’s daily, ongoing work, happens elsewhere — on both land and sea. Prior to the physical distancing requirements with the coronavirus, all Mission staff met virtually at the start of each month. These meetings reinforce the Mission’s team spirit,…

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