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Snow? Food Pantry is Open and Ready to Serve

Cherryfield, ME — Downeast Campus Director Wendy Harrington sends this photo and news item: On Tuesday February 14, the front door to the Downeast Campus Center is piled high with snow but the path to the Food Pantry door is shoveled and ready to serve customers. We want to make sure people can get to the…

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Mission’s ‘Downeast Table of Plenty,’ Feb. 19th, Everyone Welcome

  Sunday afternoons, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at our Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is welcome to share satisfying, home-cooked meals. People age two to ninety, from every segment of the community attend. Music, conversation, and laughter preside. Hunger and loneliness are nowhere in sight. The Table of Plenty takes place in the EdGE building on…

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Director of Island Health Scheduled for Island Visits Feb. 14th-16th

Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. For Maine island residents, accessing even the most basic health care is a significant challenge. Not every island has daily ferry service, and a trip to the mainland, when possible, is expensive and time consuming. In…

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Director of Island Outreach Scheduled for Monhegan Visits Feb. 6th-8th

Please check the Sunbeam Island Services Schedule Calendar for any schedule changes due to weather conditions or other considerations. Douglas Cornman, Director of Island Outreach, brings performers and artists to the islands, offers opportunities for worship and spiritual development, and instigates island-wide events such as suppers and sports activities. Island Outreach activities augment the work…

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Island Elder Care Workers Meet DHHS Workers to ‘Make Things Work Better’

    Mission Director of Island Health Sharon Daley, and other administrators involved with elder care on Maine’s islands and peninsulas, meet in person with Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) workers three times a year, “to brainstorm how to make things work better,” Director Sharon Daley said. Friday, January 27, 2017, Sharon…

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EdGE Family Fun Day, Saturday, Feb. 4th, 11th, and 18th

Cherryfield, ME: The Mission’s EdGE Downeast Campus is still on for Saturday! We might not have any snow, but the ice rink will be frozen and we have plenty of trails for families to explore while on the scavenger hunts! 1pm to 4pm. We hope to see lots of families!

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A New Presence to the Mission’s Past

The Maine Seacoast Mission has been a trusted friend along the Maine coast for more than 100 years, always committed to our work for the long haul. Island and coastal residents know they can rely on us. While our presence is steady, we are responsive to the needs of individuals and communities, and our programs…

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