Month: August 2020

Thank you Thursday to Jasmine Church and Tristan Alley

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Tristan Alley and Jasmine Church, for their inspiring leadership and heart on behalf of Downeast students! These young leaders represent the best of Maine Seacoast Mission: having benefited from Mission programming and support, they now contribute to Mission communities through their passionate dedication…

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Pathways Students Express Gratitude, Hope

BAR HARBOR, ME — Student Pathways includes Mission programs that provide mentoring and support for Downeast and Island middle, high school and college students. Through individual mentoring, group workshops, scholarships and enrichment opportunities, we work to help all students develop the confidence, insights and information they need to successfully navigate their transitions to and through…

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Mainebiz – Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V Splashes After Year-Long Refit

Mainebiz — August 20, 2020 Seacoast Mission’s Sunbeam V splashes after year- long refit By Laurie Schreiber Front Street Shipyard in Belfast launched Maine Seacoast Mission’s 75-foot-long telemedicine vessel Sunbeam V on Monday, after a 14-month refit. System tests performed at the shipyard’s dock are now underway, to be followed by sea trials. Delivery to…

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The Ocean Eats Propellers

BELFAST, ME — Here’s a side of the Sunbeam rarely seen: the underside. Notice the gray square blocks attached to the boat in strategic places? These zinc “Sacrificial Anodes” are very important and useful. They keep the salt water from eating brass propellers. These photos show the zincs in the stern near the Sunbeam prop,…

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WK Construction and Sons – A Life Saver

MILBRIDGE, ME — This lull lift was such a great donation. Once the tiny house was delivered and placed, WK Construction & Sons lull lift donation saved Bill Italiano and all the crews so much work getting the overhangs and roofing complete. Trey Shaw from WK Construction & Sons was a life saver. WK Construction…

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Sunbeam Update – The Telemedicine Room

BELFAST, ME — This is Director of Island Health Services Sharon Daley’s office aboard the Sunbeam on August 17, the day the boat was returned to the water. The wide angle setting on the camera lens gives a fuller view of the different room perspectives nearing the end of the Sunbeam refit. Sharon’s office is…

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Thank you Thursday to Mano en Mano

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Milbridge, ME based Mano en Mano (Hand in Hand). Founded in 2005, Mano en Mano works with farm-workers and immigrants to help them thrive in Maine. The organization’s work includes partnerships with Maine Seacoast Mission. Mission Service Program Director Wendy Harrington said, “We…

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Sneak Peek – The New Sunbeam Salon

BELFAST, ME — We had a chance yesterday to shoot some pics of the Sunbeam interior just hours before the boat was returned to the water. Finish work remains before the boat is back in service. But the whole of the Sunbeam, inside and out, looks terrific. Here’s a shot of Mission Director of Development…

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