Douglas Cornman – The Driving Force of Spirituality

On Tuesday, July 28th, Mission President John Zavodny and I had the pleasure of co-hosting a Spiritual Roundtable with past Mission presidents and pastors. Joining our Zoom meeting were the Reverends Gary Delong and Scott Planting — both former Mission presidents. Former Sunbeam pastors the Reverends Tony Burkart and Rob Benson, and current Mission Board…

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EdGE Summer Camp Week 1 – Frogs, Photos, Forts, and Fun

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to EdGE Site Coordinator Jennifer Kearns for these photos taken the first week of EdGE Summer Camp 2020. As we’ve said before, this year’s EdGE Summer Camp is a much modified version of previous EdGE Summer Camps. But even with a cap on Summer Campers attending under Covid-19 State of…

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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…

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Being Creative – Terri Gift Wraps, Mails #MISSIONTOGETHER T-Shirts to Scholars

BAR HARBOR, ME — Mission Director of Scholarships Terri Rodick sends these photos with a brief message: “Trying to be creative. Sending out 94 t-shirts to our scholars.” Terri is always creative directing our Scholarships program. Even moreso in her day-to-day interactions with Mission scholarship recipients. This year, of course, the coronavirus demands new ways…

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A Portrait of Jillian

BAR HARBOR, ME — Whether she is serving as Sunbeam (and Moonbeam) Steward, or helping direct several activities at the Weald Bethel Community Center, and the Food Pantry, Jillian is known all over for her warmth, her patience, kindness, artistic abilities, and as a chef extraordinaire. Viewers can get hints of all that in this…

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#GivingTuesday – Thanks for Helping the Mission

BAR HARBOR, ME — May 5 is #GivingTuesday. While we know there is no shortage of good works deserving of your #GivingTuesday support, we respectfully ask you to consider making a gift to the Maine Seacoast Mission. Your gift will help us help the incredible Maine kids, families, and seniors we work with in Downeast…

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It’s Thank You Thursday – for Jenny and Hugh Lawson of Intervale Farm

CHERRYFIELD, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday! Today’s shout-out of Mission Love goes to Hugh and Jenny Lassen, owners of Intervale Farm, an organic blueberry farm in Cherryfield. When the Mission had an opportunity to accept a large delivery of meat for our food pantry, we had a challenge: not enough storage! Hugh and Jenny…

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Mission Food Pantry Open Wednesday, April 8, 9 am – 12 pm

CHERRYFIELD, ME — We are opening the food pantry tomorrow to give out eggs, produce, milk and bread. Will you put a post out stating that we will be open tomorrow from 9 am -12 pm to give out those items? Click here for directions. Thanks, Megan Smith Community Resource Coordinator Maine Seacoast Mission

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Welcome Wyman’s to Thank You Thursday

BAR HARBOR, ME — Maine Seacoast Mission is grateful for the support of so many — including companies, volunteers, and community partners. Today’s shout-out of Mission Love goes to Wyman’s. Wyman’s is helping us help neighbors through funding for heating assistance, for food, and by providing vital supplies such as cleaning products. We agree fully…

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DETOP – Hunger, Loneliness, Nowhere in Sight

Photos by Hunter Billings CHERRYFIELD, ME — Just because we haven’t posted news of our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP) Sunday dinners in awhile doesn’t mean we don’t love them anymore. To the contrary, DETOP dinners are thriving in the new Weald Bethel Community Center at the Mission Cherryfield Campus. People from every segment of…

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