Christmas

It’s Thank you Thursday for Betsy Ogden, Sarah Davis, Suzy Kelley, Fiber Loft

It’s a Thanksgiving Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to Betsy Ogden, Sarah Davis, Suzy Kelley, the Fiber Loft and its circle of knitters. The Mission’s Christmas tradition of giving children hand knit hats and mittens began over 100 years ago. Betsy Ogden learned of the Mission’s need for hand-knit hats…

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Spreading Christmas Cheer – An Old Mission Tradition Kicks in for 2020

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Spreading Christmas cheer is one of the Mission’s oldest traditions, beginning over 100 years ago with Mission gifts to island residents and lighthouse keepers. We invite you this year to help us put presents under trees for individuals and families who can’t do it alone. Covid-19’s stretched family budgets make shopping more…

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Mission Oct 2020 Newsletter Available Online

The Mission’s October 2020 Newsletter. Now available to read or download online: * Sunbeam Homecoming * Christmas Program 2020 * President’s Scholarship Celebration * Mission People & Places: Suzy James * EdGE Tennis Tournament a Great Success * EdGE Afterschool 2020 – Moving Parts

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Merry Christmas to All

As we all count blessings this Christmas season, let me take a moment on behalf of the Maine Seacoast Mission to express our gratitude Whether you are a community member, board member, donor, volunteer, staff member, or partner, let us celebrate our common purpose and dedicated work during this season of faith and love —…

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Frenchboro Christmas Service – Carols, Pageant, Chaos, and Joy

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — On Friday, December 20th, The Moonbeam, crew (Storey, Jillian, & Douglas), and two special guests – Mission President John Zavodny and Communications Associate Hunter Billings – traveled to Frenchboro through some rough seas and cold to offer a Christmas service, including a Nativity pageant. All of the Frenchboro children and almost…

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Isle au Haut – Mission Christmas Service and Island Holiday Spectacular

ISLE AU HAUT, ME — On December 19th, Isle au Haut children put on their annual Holiday Spectacular; Mission Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman led the community in the annual Christmas service. A community potluck prior to the program turned out approximately 100 islanders and guests. The Christmas service included Douglas reading the account of…

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A Busy Time of Year at Mission Food Pantry

CHERRYFIELD, ME. Mission Director of Service Programs Wendy Harrington sends this photo and a thank you note. “The holidays are a busy time at the Food Pantry. Thanks to many generous donations from individuals and local grocery stores we are able to provide food for a holiday dinner and more,” said Director Harrington. Learn more…

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Mission College Readiness Students Help Out with Elves’ Workshop

CHERRYFIELD, ME — We had five Class of 2022 college readiness students from Sumner and Narraguagus high schools assist with the Elves’ Workshop at Weald Bethel on Saturday, December 14th. Heavy rains did not deter their giving hearts! They unloaded and then sorted a van-load of donated toys, assisted families with selecting presents for their…

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There is Still Time to Help Give a Merry Christmas

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Marilyn Nickson, our Christmas Program Manager, welcomes a late gift arrival. Yes, there is still time to help a family, a child, a senior have a Merry Christmas. You can download our Christmas Wish List 2019 here. The Wish List includes package mailing instructions. Also, this year is the first time the…

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Donating Toys for Mission Christmas Program

BAR HARBOR, ME — Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Senior Vice President Lisa Lyn Parsons sends very welcome news to the Mission: BHB&T is donating two loads of toys for the Mission’s Christmas Program. Thank you, Senior VP Parsons and to all the BHB&T staff and employees making this happen. Merry Christmas! You can learn…

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