Month: June 2020

‘Sunbeam’ Hull Prepped for Paint

BELFAST, ME — An uplifting photo Tweet from Front Street Shipyard, where the Sunbeam is having a refit, with a short, but also uplifting, caption: Getting SUNBEAM’s hull prepped for paint. Getting SUNBEAM's hull prepped for paint. pic.twitter.com/e1Mu0k22NC — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard) June 21, 2020

Read More

It’s Thank you Thursday for Project ReachOut Staff, Volunteers

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the 50 Project ReachOut staff and volunteers. Launched in early April 2020, Project 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?”…

Read More

‘Sunbeam’ Updater – Upholsterers Aboard Measure for New Cushions

BELFAST, ME — Received a short note and photo late yesterday from Sunbeam Capt. Mike Johnson, who said, “Brian and Art from Art’s Canvas & Upholstery in Belmont, ME were aboard the Sunbeam Monday night, June 22, to measure for our new cushions. These two know their stuff. I believe even sewed their own masks!”…

Read More

Students and Healthcare Services on Maine’s Island Communities Stay Connected

Students and Healthcare Services on Maine’s Island Communities Stay Connected Posted by Timothy P. Hobbs, USDA Rural Development State Director for Maine in Rural Technology Jun 19, 2020 Maine’s island communities are scattered up and down the coastline, many of them miles out to sea – they’re rural communities carving out a life both in…

Read More

Mission Virtual Island Church Service, June 7, 2020

BAR HARBOR, ME — Recently, Mission Island Health Services Director Douglas Cornman announced his planned schedule for hosting Sunday services for Maine islands where Covid-19 is keeping churches closed. Douglas’s services will be available to those island residents through Zoom. This video is a recording of the first virtual Sunday Service, June 7, 2020. For…

Read More

It’s Thank you Thursday for Vazquez Mexican Takeout Restaurant

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the Vazquez family, owners/operators of Vazquez Mexican Takeout Restaurant in Milbridge. The Vazquez family was instrumental in connecting and coordinating our Food Pantry’s recent delivery of food for the Latinx community. In partnership with Mano en Mano, together we…

Read More

Info Session for Parents on EdGE Summer Camps, Tues., June 16, 7 PM

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Do you have questions about EdGE Summer Camp or want to learn more about what summer camps will look like this year? Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16th at 7:00 pm, EdGE Interim Director Isaac Marnik and Maine Seacoast Mission President John Zavodny, will be answering over Zoom, questions about summer camp for any…

Read More

‘Sunbeam’ Galley Taking Shape

BELFAST, ME — From Front Street Shipyard a photo and Tweet letting us know the Sunbeam galley is taking shape. SUNBEAM's new galley is underway. pic.twitter.com/yu5DhHrJgU — Front Street Shipyard (@FrontShipyard) June 12, 2020

Read More

Love First – A Message of Support From the Maine Seacoast Mission President

June 12, 2020 Love First Fear and hatred are the most isolating forces in our society. Love, compassion, and hope bring us together across boundaries, ideologies, backgrounds, and disparities. Every day, the Maine Seacoast Mission lives our compassion in actions of support big and small. At times like these, though, words themselves are also acts…

Read More

It’s Thank you Thursday for Ellsworth Shaw’s & Walmart

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Shaw’s and Walmart in the City of Ellsworth. Both stores continue increasing their donations of fresh, nutritious food to keep pace with the increase in demand at the Mission’s Food Pantry. Walmart and Shaw’s meats, dairy, and other…

Read More