Maine Seacoast Mission

Mission Board Member’s NEH Shop/Boutique Feature

Meet Our November Featured Business: The Kimball Shop The Kimball Shop, at 135 Main Street in Northeast Harbor, opened for business in 1929. Started by Margaret Kimball, current owner Nancy Ho’s aunt, it has remained a family business to this day. “We had the option to close it or sell it, but my brother and…

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Sigma Kappa Sorority Includes Mission in Ultra Violet Week

Thank you, Sigma Kappa! Sigma Kappa Sorority raises funds for Alzheimer’s Research Posted: Monday, November 6, 2017 4:34 pm Swapna Vettiyil, Staff Writer  Sigma Kappa’s five philanthropies include the Sigma Kappa Foundation, Inherit the Earth, Gerontology with an emphasis in Alzheimer’s disease research, Maine Seacoast Mission and the Alzheimer’s Association. The Sigma Kappa Foundation promotes…

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Volunteers to be Honored at EdGE Center by Washington County Extension Association

CHERRYFIELD, Me – The Washington County Extension Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, ​September 19, at the​ EdGE Center, Maine Seacoast Mission, Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield. The evening begins at 4:30 p.m. with​ tours of the Master Gardener Volunteer gardens, followed by​ a potluck supper​ at 5 p.m.​; the program and awards ceremony begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend.…

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Sunbeam V in Dry Dock Through Mid-October

STONINGTON, Me — The Mission’s 74-foot steel-hulled Sunbeam V is hauled in annually to keep ahead of its structural integrity and cosmetics. Think of it as the boat’s annual physical. While in dry dock last year the Sunbeam V had a new bow thruster installed, giving the boat better sideways motion when approach certain harbors and…

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Downeast Table of Plenty, Sunday, August 13 – Food, Laughter

Please join us, August 13, for this Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty. If you’d like to host a meal, please go to the calendar website Sign Up and schedule your Sunday or contact Wendy Harrington. Cherryfield, ME — Sunday afternoons, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. at our Downeast Table of Plenty, everyone is welcome to share satisfying, home-cooked meals.…

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Sunbeam Living History Visits Colket Center

BAR HARBOR, ME — It is always a welcome surprise when living Mission history walks through the front door of the Mission headquarters. Mission receptionist/clerical associate David Snyder tells us about one such meeting last Friday, July 28, 2017; Kate Van Dyke and “Tag” Goodhue, of Salem, MA, came by for a visit today. Kate’s…

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Maine Seacoast Mission’s Great Visit to Boothbay Harbor

The Mission had a great time Saturday, July 15th in Boothbay Harbor, and again, on Sunday, July 16th at Oceans Point in East Boothbay. Thank you, Sue and Paul Taylor for inviting us and for being such wonderful hosts. These photos, in chronological order, show the Sunbeam V in Boothbay Harbor on Saturday afternoon, guests…

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Tour the Colket Center Thursdays, July 13th – August 31st

BAR HARBOR – Maine Seacoast Mission will offer tours of its “rusticator” mansion in downtown Bar Harbor during July and August. Tours will also feature historical items from the Mission’s 111 years of serving the islands and coastal communities of downeast Maine. The 35-room mansion, once known as “La Rochelle,” was built in 1902 for…

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Maine Seacoast Mission Developing Plans to Relocate Headquarters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2017 For More Information: Contact Scott K Fish, Manager of Marketing & Communications 207-458-7185 or [email protected] BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission is developing plans to move its administrative headquarters out of the Colket Center in Bar Harbor. In a letter mailed Monday, July 17, 2017, President Scott Planting outlined…

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MDI High School Senior Drew Rich Awarded Angus MacDonald Scholarship

BAR HARBOR, ME – Maine Seacoast Mission is proud to announce Mount Desert Island High School senior Drew Rich as recipient of the Misson’s third Angus MacDonald Scholarship. Mr. Rich plans to attend the University of Miami and pursue a computer science degreee. The Angus MacDonald Scholarship, named for one of the Maine Seacoast Mission…

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